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“wisteria”

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1660 Tan Renga Challenge May 2019 (7) Wisteria “Today I have chosen to challenge you with a haiku by Yosa Buson (1716-1784), one of the “Big Five” haiku poets.” Here is the haiku by Buson to … Continue reading

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Tunneling Into The Mind

Written for:  Sunday Muse #53 In my mind’s eye I see you, my lost little girl, all in yellow. Oh, how you loved that color. Said it made you feel like you were wearing the sun. Why  am I seeing old railroad … Continue reading

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Forms of Recycle

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – April Poems – Day 26 “Reboot, Rewind, Recycle, Rebirth”  (posted by Outlawyer) And take a deep breath. (If you have been doing a poem a day in April, take several! ) The … Continue reading

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Spring Flower Thoughts

Written for:  Wednesday Muse #2 – Hanami Hello Wednesday Musers! I hope you enjoyed last week’s prompt. A little bit of business first…The Sunday Muse and the Wednesday Muse are two separate muses. Cousins if you will. Related but with … Continue reading

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California poppies

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1636 – California Poppy (modern kigo) “Today our modern kigo is “California poppy”. It sounds like the regular poppy, but I had never heard of the California poppy. By the way the chosen haiku example is … Continue reading

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Poets are Dreamers

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Writing Poetry (Posted by Susan) “Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.” ― Aristotle “Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings: it takes … Continue reading

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Moment by Moment

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm:  Boketto “A while back, I heard about something called boketto. Boketto is a Japanese word that really doesn’t translate into English very well. But, the concept of Boketto is akin to staring at the … Continue reading

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“crisp beige”

Written for:  The Twiglets #109 – “crisp beige” crisp beige neatly pressed folds that flutter kitchen curtains Her brand new beige blanket was burnt to a crisp in the accidental fire. She looked smart in her beige Channel suit knowing … Continue reading

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heart open

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1578 Amaryllis (modern kigo) “This month we will explore the seasonwords (kigo) for winter. A kigo is a word that indicates the season in which the haiku scene was seen. This month I will try to … Continue reading

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Cracking A Shell

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Starting Over  (posted by Susan) Write a new poem in which you sing of starting over. Or call it by its other names: reboot, renew, recommence, take two, going back to the drawing board, etc. … Continue reading

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