Tag Archives: Beach

In Praise Of The Beach

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2017 Chapbook Challenge – Day 6 Write a praise poem.  Praise a person; praise a deity; praise your favorite food. If you ask me, there’s not enough praise to go around in this world. When life’s … Continue reading

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In Fog

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1288 – Abalone Shells – Universal Jane “What a joy to create a new episode for our festive anniversary. Last year (2016) we lost one of the most famous and renown modern haiku poets. Jane Reichhold died … Continue reading

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Stacking Logs

Written for:  Poems of Garden Gnomes “And so, this week marks another “end of Summer”. But before we pay full homage to the Fall season, let us have one last fling – one last dance with this Summer. I ask … Continue reading

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Beach

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1222 Beach Darkening beach the warmth of a person’s eyes for the sinking sun scattered in sand embers of a saltwood fire face to face with stars shell beach wind blowing through a train whistle a … Continue reading

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“dandelion, dandelion”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge Month 2017 #12 dandelion, dandelion (Ogiwara Seisensui) dandelion dandelion on the sandy beach spring opens its eyes                         © Ogiwara Seisensui youngsters … Continue reading

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Aftermath

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #32  (posted by whimsygizmo) Used to be a beach, son. Ocean’s white waves spilled, filled hem of shore with laced froth. Sand covered this ground, tiny grains that sifted through fingers. See tattooed … Continue reading

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Beach Bliss

Written for:  dVerse Poets – Haibun Monday “Taking A Forest Bath” – Say What????  (posted by hayesspencer)  I would like you all to write about the last time you totally immersed yourself in nature.  I would like you all to … Continue reading

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Blue Jellyfish

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tanka Splendor #5 low sunlight the last sunbeams illuminate the forest path were I once walked with the love of my life loneliness hurts like hell © Chèvrefeuille Here is my attempt: blue jellyfish puffed up … Continue reading

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If I’d Only Learned To Drive

Written for: Poetic Asides November 2016 Chapbook Challenge – Day 3 For today’s prompt, take the phrase “If I’d Only (blank),” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then … Continue reading

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“summer solstice”

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1054 Summer Solstice midsummer madness tempered by the knowledge each day is shorter solstice splits between the peach halves a red stone sun summer solstice the gypsy wagon bright with music © Jane Reichhold the longest … Continue reading

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