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renga with six

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #57 Renga With … six haiku poets “For this weekend meditation I have chosen to challenge you to create a Renga With … not with one other haiku poet, but with six different haiku … Continue reading

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Building My Tree

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Autumn PAD – Day 10 – HARVEST “And so all that we have nurtured has ripened and come to fruit. All is ready to be harvested. Your poems today are of harvest and all that … Continue reading

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Last Night of Autumn

Written for:  The Sunday Muse #24 Moonlight backgrounds last night of Autumn, in which bare, purple trees, and climbing leaves appear. Spacey- lacy flowers bend to wind’s whim. Some birds have begun migration. The crow remains at his station, watching … Continue reading

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creek soaking

Written for:  The Twiglets #89 – “soaking in a creek” dirty socks soaking in a creek take a peek Using the creek as their own private tub, sparrows soak. A young man who was well spoken was appalled to hear … Continue reading

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Gazing Girl

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Wordy Thursday with Wild Woman “Piggyback Poems” The Horses, the Sorrow, the Umbilicus Horses were turned loose in the child’s sorrow. They galloped bare-boned, tore up her imagination’s pasture. Simple things became … Continue reading

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ivy draped

Written for:  The Twiglets #88 – “ivy draped” In a quaint cottage draped in ivy An old woman sipped mint ice tea, freshly brewed, mint from her garden. She did not have to beg anyone’s pardon for adding her own … Continue reading

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Creation on Sand

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #363 Words:  weight, stones, bones, sea, shells, skein, wig, shade, refrain, twine, bend, shame Indigo twine bent ’round shaded shells of pink-orange, small white stones, bones of washed up sea creatures stands weighted on … Continue reading

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After Midnight

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #359 Words:  lawn, turbulent, cabinet, stove, minute, lust, boat, shed, electric, hand, clock, pillow Hands of electric clock meet at midnight. Set book on night table, try to close my eyes before next minute … Continue reading

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Animated Eagles

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #352 Words:  loud, eagles, drunk, win, wait, family, hearts, check, laugh, animated, queen, bar Animated eagle families, big -hearted, and laughing loudly, wait for no queen. Never drunk except on love; they check on … Continue reading

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tears

Written for:  Carpe Diem Crossroads #1 Introduction to a new feature and a first try Haiku is still my first love, but during the years of our existence I learned to love and appreciate all kinds of Japanese poetry. And … Continue reading

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