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Faces of Rain

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #301 “Have You Ever Seen The Rain? “Write on any aspect of rain.” Rain reigns supreme in this new world of deluge and destruction. Tears rain down faces of those who have lost all, … Continue reading

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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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