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Sighs of Spring

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm Poet:  Tanka “The Tanka is a Japanese poem of five lines. The first and third lines are composed of five syllables, and the others contain seven. In Japanese, tanka is often written in one … Continue reading

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at their peak

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1800 – New Beginnings . . . first leaf falling “Today I love to challenge you to create Japanese poetry themed “first leaf falling”, autumn is in my opinion one of the most beautiful seasons and … Continue reading

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Bottle Tree Tales

Written for:  Sunday Muse #91 “Hello Sunday Muse folk! Fireblossom here with your weekly picture prompt. This week I’ve selected a bottle tree. In old southern tradition, hanging bottles from a tree is intended to catch or confuse negative spirits. … Continue reading

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“swamp gas”

Written for:  The Twiglets #159 – “swamp gas” Ah, The Northern lights neon gold, green, and purple Oh, it’s just swamp grass He suffers from swamp grass fever, often turning emerald green. She stumbled into a swamp. The resultant redolent … Continue reading

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Proud Parent

Written for:  Poetics Aside 2019 PAD November Chapbook Challenge – Day 13 Write a persona poem.  Take on the persona of someone or something else. I stand so stately–proud without a sound except for my children who like rustling ’round … Continue reading

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Color Changes

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm Poet – “Huitan” “The huitain is an off-shoot of the ballade. It is a French form in its nature and in fact, it is an 8-line poem in its totality, composed of one ballade … Continue reading

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Majesty of Howe Caverns

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  Your Majesty  (posted by Gospel Isosceles) “Welcome to the pub, poets! Tonight we are going to explore the majestic, and since I can’t in all honesty give the title of “majestic” (without succumbing … Continue reading

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Aging Actor, Few Choices

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – For Your Consideration:  Curtain Call “Your poem/story begins with a character peeking out from behind a closed curtain.  Action!” A red curtain! Of course. She wouldn’t have it any other way. A soft gray would … Continue reading

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Honey

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Honey/Bee  (posted by Sumana) “Last night as I was sleeping, I dreamt – marvelous error! – that I had a bee hive here inside my heart. And the golden bees were making white combs and … Continue reading

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Tease of Autumn

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm Poet – Carpe Diem “Write your poem celebrating the day or celebrate the arrival of Autumn.” Spring jumped in for a second round, elbowing autumn out of the way. Today I see crinkled paper … Continue reading

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