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bright moon

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1598 Tan Renga Challenge Month 2019 (2) bright enough Welcome at a new week in another wonderful month of Carpe Diem. This month it is Tan Renga Challenge (TRC) Month so I will challenge you to … Continue reading

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Chilled Notes

Written for:  The Sunday Muse #38 I send chilled notes to you, so far away on another galaxy. My hair is graying. Cold never changes. Come home to me, and bring back the warmth. http://thesundaymuse.blogspot.com/

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Dessert

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2018 April PAD Challenge – Day 16 Write a favorite poem. fudge-y and cake-y hot from the oven or frozen, icing not needed. If served warm, pair with ice cream. All ways work, brownies are swell.

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January Demons

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #334 Words:  grain, list, superstition, sane, chicken, figure, train, shady, January, game, taken, gravity January plays a shady game of chicken with death -defying cold spells. Roofs list, grain freezes. Willful winds challenge gravity. … Continue reading

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Melting A Queen

Written for:  Poetic Asides #418 – Write a thaw poem. She was aloof, an ice queen, they said ’til romance struck, and warmed her heart. Though common knowledge said well bred, who would trouble to invade her head? She was … Continue reading

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Cold Indifference

Written for:  Poems of Garden Gnomes – “Here Comes the Cold” “Embrace something cold and tell us about it in your poem.” She emanates cold. Chill winds drift from her body, freezing all people and animals in wide circumference around … Continue reading

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Writing Technique: Novel Treatment

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tanka Splendor #22 Teika’s 8th Tanka Writing Technique – Novel Treatment (prompt: blues) Novel treatment – Using an unusual or original poetic conception Among the 26 examples is the poem by Fujiwara Motozane (ca 950) from … Continue reading

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Extremities

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – An Etheree Extremities Hands and feet always cold, at least my heart is warm in winter. Circulation, you say, and you are probably right despite fact that I deny it. My advancing age most likely plays … Continue reading

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Trophy King

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Conquest As we leave August behind, we leave a month named in honor of the Roman Emperor Augustus because it was the time of year in which he conquered Egypt, et al.  Write a new … Continue reading

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Night’s Chill

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1033 the cold night “These flowers, which were splendid and sprightly, waking in the dawn of the morning, in the evening will be a pitiful frivolity, sleeping in the cold night’s arms.” ~Pedro Calderon de la … Continue reading

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