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As Hope, As Reminder

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday – Hiroshima Day 2019:  A Reflection on Peace  (posted by Frank Tassone) Shigeo Hayashi [Public domain] “Tomorrow marks the anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. Last year, we commemorated this memorial … Continue reading

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Gargoyles On the Loose

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Weekend Mini-Challenge Art FLASH/55  (posted by Kerry) For this weekend’s art collaboration, I am introducing an illustrator in mixed media ink, Quincy Washington, from Portland, Oregon, USA. He has kindly given permission … Continue reading

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What Will Surface?

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – “Just One Word: Muddy” (imagined by Marian) Muddy brown waters rage and bubble like a witch’s caldron, flooding over houses, land, people, animals with a vengeance that feels personal. Imagine that it … 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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decay

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1537 Decay Today I have chosen to challenge you with a modern kigo (seasonword) taken from Jane Reichhold’s “A Dictionary Of Haiku”. Autumn … my season, because I love autumn, but autumn is a season full … Continue reading

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Recovery

Written for:  The Sunday Muse #20 Image Source Aftermath of storm, destruction boardwalk swept lamps are lit rides will run, vendors hawk wares. We will come back, strong. http://thesundaymuse.blogspot.com/

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Losing Nature

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~The World Is A Beautiful Place (posted by Sumana) “The mind is its own place and in itself, can make a Heaven of Hell, a Hell of Heaven.”— Milton “The world is a beautiful place … Continue reading

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Survivor

Written for:  The Sunday Muse I was lucky, when the flames engulfed the outside of this ancient building. You see a shambles of belongings saved inside these brick and thick concrete walls. All my old stuffed animals, sooty bunnies and … Continue reading

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Once A Building

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – The Tuesday Platform (posted by Sanaa) Welcome to the Tuesday Platform, your unprompted free-range day for sharing poems in the Imaginary Garden. rising like rocket, skyscraper– took years to build took seconds … Continue reading

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I Am A Witness

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Street View  (posted by Lillian) Five street art images.  Let the image be your starting point. I saw them. I am a witness to every hue of flower you can imagine. Where? There. In … Continue reading

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