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caves

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1362 – Gansu (Northern route) After the fall of the Uyghur Empire, an Uyghur state was established in parts of Gansu that lasted from 848 to 1036 AD. During that time, many of Gansu’s residents were converted … Continue reading

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Sijo

Written for:  Poems of Garden Gnomes – Form Friday:  Sijo Sijo is the classic form of unrhymed poetry in Korea. Sijo have three long lines. Each line varies between 14 and 16 syllables, with the middle line the longest. The … Continue reading

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On Sea or Land

Written for:  Weejars Saturday Mix-Double Takes, 30 &  The ‘Double Take’ challenge focuses on the use of homophones* to build your writing piece. You have two sets of homophones and you are challenged to use all four words in your … Continue reading

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“uncomplicated things”

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads:  Micro-poetry The object of this challenge is to write a poem in no more than 10 lines (but you may write in fewer than 10 lines all the way down to a single … Continue reading

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Each One Unique

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Flowers  (posted by Susan)  “I decided that if I could paint that flower in a huge scale,       you could not ignore its beauty. ”- Georgia O’Keeffe Your Challenge: In a new poem, … Continue reading

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Interactive Art

Written for Quickly #17 – Technique There is an object in the center of the room. Artists surround it like numbers on a clock face. Circle the room, looking at the object and the representations, then write about the object.   … Continue reading

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Beauty

Written for:  Elizabeth’s Creativity Challenge – Day 30 Word for today:  Beauty Study paintings. Watch pets. pat skin with lavender watch child’s face when learning to read Stop, look https://1sojournal.wordpress.com/

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“morning walk”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Special #222 Candy’s 2nd “morning walk” (tanka) morning walk summer sun beats down on her head breeze plays with golden tresses covered by her silken scarf two ruby red lips parted in a flirty smile tease … Continue reading

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Beside the pond

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1072, Paint Paint … sometimes we need it to create our haiga, or another wonderful painting. Haiku, as we know, is an impression, a painting with words … so maybe that is the goal for today: … Continue reading

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“ancient walls”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge Month May 24th: “ancient walls” by Janice Adcock (a.k.a. Petra Domina) ancient walls covered in parables speak to those who see                   (Janice Adcock) look … Continue reading

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