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The Finest Neighbors

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Neighbors  (posted by Sumana) Everyone on this planet desperately needs a peaceful living. A good neighbor assures that. How well connected people are with those close by? I wonder if humans make good neighbors to … Continue reading

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Animal Party

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #394 Words:  stick, passage, bar, pace, instinct, prank, chain, plan, other, rub, legs, caper Polar bears rubbed paws and danced, weasels chain-smoked at the bar. Stick-thin Whippet booked passage for romance, his capers on … Continue reading

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“full snow moon”

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1611, Tan Renga Challenge Month 2019 (15) “Today I have another Tan Renga Challenge Hineri episode for you all. As you all know Hineri means with a twist, so today’s challenge is to create not only … Continue reading

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State Fair

Written for:  Poetics Aside #470 – Write a fair poem.  “The first way my mind goes is to write a poem that is focused on being fair in how people treat each other. But there’s also the county fair, the … Continue reading

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Buson’s Memorial Day

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1587 Buson’s Memorial Day (busonki) (January 17th) “Today it’s January 17th and that is Buson’s Memorial Day (or busonki) and it’s also a classical kigo for winter. So according to the meaning of this day … … Continue reading

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Lost

Written for:  The Sunday Muse #39 Seems we are the last two left of our species. Grasses have dried brown and brittle. Yet, under steel clouds, a hint of gold–a sunset. Come, do not be fearful. We will start a … Continue reading

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Troiku Hineri (troiku with twist)

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #67 Troiku Hineri: Apple Blossoms I will give you four haiku to work with. You may decide which haiku you want to use to create a “fusion-ku” with. Of course the “crossroads-idea” is not … Continue reading

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What The Fox Knows

Written for:  The Sunday Muse #37 She is certain of her role as protector of  the animal kingdom. Tough lady in red, fearless, through peerless jade eyes. My eyes of amber pierce fierce darkness, and chilling howls of the unknown. … Continue reading

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Anti-Reality

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2018 November PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 15 “For today’s prompt, take the word “Anti-(blank),” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new word or phrase the title of your poem, and then, … Continue reading

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Blistering Heat on Walking Trail

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Weekend Mini-Challenge Fussy Little Forms:  Tritina  (posted by Marian) “Tritina is the more compact step-sister of sestina and villanelle, two forms that I (you?) find difficult! But somehow in this shorter version … Continue reading

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