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Finger Paints

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings 2 #212 – “I Sing The Body Electric” Take a word or phrase that includes a body part and make that the title of your poem. Permission to mess up fingers and hands, dipping them into … Continue reading

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swimming

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1454 – Swimming “I searched for haiku with “swimming” in it and I ran into a nice series of haiku on swimming written by Issa. Let me give you an example of one of his haiku with … Continue reading

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Seashell Ears

Written for:  The Twiglets #24, “delicate ears” On her seashell shaped ears, the little girl wore tiny studs of ocean blue.   https://thetwiglets.wordpress.com/

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Pure Beginning

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Childbirth We all arrived on earth the same way, I believe. If you are a parent, you probably have poems rhapsodizing about it or turning the pain of it into art. If you are a … Continue reading

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A Tale of Four Heads

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #290 Words:  beasts, delusion, story, boons, revenge, blanks, relish, bruise, peeling, flash, splinter, brims Let me read you a bedtime story. Go brush your teeth; I will be with you in a flash. Dash, … Continue reading

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Written for:  Carpe Diem honors Jane Reichhold (1937-2017) C.) bubbles in ice deep in winter the babbling brook white as stone bubbles in ice holding till spring the voice of the brook the mountain brook still with listening winter winds … Continue reading

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Time Tricks

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1124, Time […] ‘It’s going to be worse that way,’ he said, ‘because time isn’t something that always proceeds at the same pace. It is we who determine how quickly time passes.” […] (source: The Pilgrimage … 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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Daisy Picking

Written for: dVerse Poets – Meeting the Bar; The Alouette    (Posted by Bodhirose) This form consists of two or more stanzas of 6 lines each (sestets) with the following set rules: Syllables/Meter: 5, 5, 7, 5, 5, 7 Rhyme Scheme: … Continue reading

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Clay

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1076, Clay Clay … was always used for pottery, but also for ‘writing’. In the Ancient Near East, clay tablets were used as a writing medium especially for writing in cuneiform, throughout the Bronze Age and well … Continue reading

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