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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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“embroidery thread”

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1078, Embroidery Thread Take a close look at this image above … it looks like a woodblock or a painting, but it is a real piece of embroidery art. The above image shows a beautiful piece of … Continue reading

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“sunbird’s peck”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Special (2nd Guest)-Kala Ramesh Write a poem in the same sense, tone, and spirit as: sunbirds peck the tumbling river notes . . . evening raga © Kala Ramesh * * Previously published–A Hundred Gourds, 2:3, June … Continue reading

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Poetry Reading

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1067 poetry reading book of poems on each page fingerprints of a soul © Jane Reichhold listen leaves are whispering haiku © Chèvrefeuille (Santoka Taneda’s “free-style”) on the beach I read my haiku aloud seagulls cry … Continue reading

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From A Raven’s Point Of View

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads Write a poem inspired by one of these images . . . 60 words or less. Keeping tabs on earth from high perch. My stomach lurches seeing Mother’s home mistreated. I constantly swoop … Continue reading

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