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In Amber

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm Poet:  Dodoitsu “The Dodoitsu is a fixed folk song form of Japanese origin and is often about love or humor. It has 26 syllables made of four lines of 7, 7, 7, 5 syllables … Continue reading

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Trust

Written for:  Poetics Aside 2018 April PAD Challenge – Day 27 Write a story poem. Start falling, I will catch you. No worries, it’s a trust thing. She lets go, hits head on ground. Catches him flirting.

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Golden Hairs (a dodoitsu)

Written for:  Carpe Diem Special #164 Lolly’s 6th “another anchor thread” Write a poem based on: sifting through the personal effects of a spider’s web an autumn wind loosens another anchor thread © Laura Williams (a.k.a. Lolly) frail crystalline beauty … Continue reading

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A Dodoitsu

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tokubetsudesu #58 Dodoitsu Dodoitsu is a form of Japanese poetry developed towards the end of the Edo Period. Often concerning love or work, and usually comical, Dodoitsu poems consist of four lines with the syllabic structure … Continue reading

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Hobnobbing with the Discontented

Written for:  Poetic Asides April PAD – Day 26 For today’s prompt, take a word or two invented by William Shakespeare, make it the title of your poem, and write your poem. Click here for a link to some words … Continue reading

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