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Alice and Violet

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  “Meet Jackie Hurlbert”  (posted by charmed chaos) “I first discovered Jacquline Hurlbert’s arresting art when we were on a cruise in 2005. On our way to Victoria, Canada one of the stops was … Continue reading

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Summer Softens

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Exercise in Poetic Thought #3 “The third step in our poem building exercise is upon us. Today, we put some parts together. Choose one of your titles written in exercise #2. Now, starting with that … Continue reading

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Paint Color Poems

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Artistic Interpretations with Margaret – Color it . . . “The challenge is to use 5 names from the “fan decks” below and write a new poem. The paint chips are randomly … Continue reading

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Briefs Encounter

Written for:  Poetic Asides #482 “For today’s prompt, write a brief poem. Sure, the poem itself can be brief (in the sense that it’s very concise). But the poem could be about a brief event. Or it could feature a … Continue reading

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watching

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1662 Tan Renga Challenge Month May 2019 (9) Watching a Snail “As I discovered haiku back in the late eighties I hadn’t heard of Basho, but after reading one of the most popular haiku books in … Continue reading

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ballerina

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #84 Quest for a new masterpiece “Movement” (Unduo) “A haiku masterpiece is a haiku that will last forever and will be renown to a lot of people. For example Basho’s “frog pond” haiku is … Continue reading

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colors of winter

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1658 – Tan Renga Challenge May 2019 (5) “Windy Gusts” Akutagawa Ryunosuke A Japanese writer active in Taisho period Japan. He is regarded as the “Father of the Japanese short story”, and is noted for his … Continue reading

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Almond Blossoms

Written for Poets United Midweek Motif~Almond Blossoms by Vincent Van Gogh: An Ekphrastic Poem  (posted by Sumana) We want your literary response to a non-literary work this week. We have Vincent van Gogh’s Almond Blossoms as your motif today. “Almond … Continue reading

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Three Flowers

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – April Poems – Day 20 Weekend Mini-Challenge:  Three Spring Shorts  (posted by Magaly) “Write three micro-poems ( three lines or fewer) inspired by flowers” Peonies (pexels) each open petal blushes pink intimacy … Continue reading

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Varieties of Rain

Written for:  Wednesday Muse #3 – Fifty Shades of Rain  (posted by Toni) Write a poem about rain.  You can use the Japanese words. “Today the prompt is “rain”. We all have rain in common – too much, too little, … Continue reading

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