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ocean renewal

Written for:  Carpe Diem REVIVING TANKA SPLENDOR (01-2019) DAFFODILS Here is the Tanka by Jane Reichhold: your sleeping breath night rain revives the earth waves of sea air in bright yellow daffodils nod to the dark wind © Jane Reichhold … Continue reading

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Darkness Becomes Her

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 April PAD Challenge – Day 20 “For today’s prompt, write a dark poem. Cave poems, poems at night, and no electricity poems–these are all appropriate for today’s prompt. Of course, dark has several other connotations … Continue reading

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Absence

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Darkness Is . . .  (posted by Sumana) “Darkness was; is; will be. Is it intrinsically bad? Or is it something that lies in between good and evil? What color is it? Is it gray, … Continue reading

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Razor

Written for:  The Twiglets #104 – “like a razor” A bright light has burned out. I feel like my heart has been cut with a razor. I tasted razor clams in Portland. They were not keen-edged. A man who was … Continue reading

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Invisible Shadows

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt 223 – “And I Quote”-Installment #4 Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you. ~ Walt Whitman “This inspiration from American poet, Walt Whitman, plays on the concept … Continue reading

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Invisible Shadows

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #223 – “And I Quote” – Installment #4 “Write either a sunshine poem or a shadow poem. Or light. Or dark. Either definition of each is acceptable, as in gradations of luminescence or lighthearted … Continue reading

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Hide Me

Written for:  the Sunday Whirl, Wordle #353 Words:  belong, strip, hiding, laugh, put, close, skip, home, invisible, corners, cardboard, black Hide me in black corners. Make me invisible so I will not have to smile or laugh. Close doors of belonging. I … Continue reading

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Engulfed

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Day 19 – Get Listed:  Poems in April Edition  (posted by Sanaa) Choose one of the word groups (use all four words) that best fits with mood/theme/personality of your poem. My words … Continue reading

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A Threatening Triolet

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Fireblossom Friday:  “I Put A Spell On You” Sometimes, a duplicate of a living person takes form, called a Doppelganger. The double does things the original person is unaware of, but others … Continue reading

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Where Are The Candles?

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1253 – Thousand Candles A Quote by Buddha: […] “Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle, and the life of the candle will not be shortened. Happiness never decreases from being shared.” […] … Continue reading

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