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Music In The Woods

Written for:  The Sunday Muse #35 Tristan let nothing interfere with his music. Enamored of sound since assuming possession of the violin, he played for an audience of one–a small gray bird that trilled to sweet notes emanating from the … Continue reading

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blue helicopter

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #63 – The Quest For A New Masterpiece Continues . . . winter This weekend I love to challenge you again to create your masterpiece. As you all know a while ago we started … Continue reading

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autumn skies

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #56 – Crossroads For this challenge I have chosen four haiku, so in a way this is a Crossroads “hineri” (with a twist). You can choose your two haiku to use or you may choose … Continue reading

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New Friend

Written for:  The Sunday Muse #18 Tiny, trusting that I will do you no harm. My arm held steady, hand still as you perch. My heart lurches with a happiness I have rarely known. http://thesundaymuse.blogspot.com/

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Lonely Raven

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Artistic Interpretations with Margaret “Perhaps you can place yourself within the painting… or have your poem take on the qualities of the animals Toril has so masterfully painted. Maybe make up a … Continue reading

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lion in rainbow

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1461 – Waterfall “Our classical kigo you will find in the last line of this haiku. Today’s classical kigo is waterfall (taki) and Basho has written several haiku with this kigo. In his Oku no Hosomichi … Continue reading

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Toast of the Toucans

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Day 12, Costa Rica  (posted by Margaret) “The poems can be about Costa Rica but do not have to be. They are just a jumping off point.” Admiring me? Cannot blame you. … Continue reading

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Poe Woes

Written for:  April 2019 PAD Challenge – Day 3 Two-for-Tuesday – Write a stop and/or don’t stop poem. Edgar Allen Poe used blood and woe in tales so eerie the raven flew off–weary (also for https://poemsofgardengnomes.wordpress.com/

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Lover Of Books On A Summer Morning

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2017 Chapbook Challenge – Day  27 For today’s prompt, take the phrase “(blank) Of (blank),” replace the blanks with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write … Continue reading

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I Would Like to Recruit A Whippoorwill

Written for:  Poetic Asides  #416  – Use at least three of the six words: sidereal recruit magnetic compact whippoorwill carbon A compact bird, the Whippoorwill, on summer evenings, he trills an endless song, magnetic to the ears, camouflaged if someone’s … Continue reading

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