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Earth’s Plight

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2, InForm Poet – Elegy “Today we re-visit the Elegy. An elegy is a song or poem of sorrow or mourning–often for someone who has died. But, since poets exercise our license, we can also write elegies … Continue reading

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Self-Blame

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Wordy Thursday with Wild Woman~Earth Grief “The topic of climate change is on our minds and on the news these days as never before. Floods, hurricanes, wildfires, a heating planet, melting poles: … Continue reading

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Earthly Wonders

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille  #63, “Feel The Earth Move”  (posted by Kim) “The Oxford English Dictionary has a range of definitions for the word ‘earth’ (from the Old English eorðan), as well as interesting phrases and compound … Continue reading

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Before Humans Ruled The Earth

Written for:  Poetics Aside 2018 April PAD Challenge – Day 24 Two-For-Tuesday – Write a Roundelay or an anti-form poem. Once upon a time, long ago before humans ruled the earth, animals roamed freely you know. Each four-legged creature had … Continue reading

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Written for:  Carpe Diem #1364 – Tian Shan Mountains (northern route) “The Tian Shan, also known as the Tengri Tagh, meaning the Mountains of Heaven or the Heavenly Mountain, is a large system of mountain ranges located in Central Asia. The … Continue reading

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From A Japanese Maple

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Wordy Thursday with WildWoman – The Tree Sisters    (posted by Sherry) “There is a women’s movement rising all over the world. Guided by Clare Dubois and her Board of Directors, in the … Continue reading

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Earth-stained

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – “Soil Poetics”  (posted by Bjorn)  “Soil gives grain for bread, but when the weather fails we die of hunger. Soil is friend and foe.  There are many synonyms for soil: mulch and compost, dirt … Continue reading

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Aftermath

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #32  (posted by whimsygizmo) Used to be a beach, son. Ocean’s white waves spilled, filled hem of shore with laced froth. Sand covered this ground, tiny grains that sifted through fingers. See tattooed … Continue reading

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Explore Yourself

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #295 Words:  sigh, breeze, nail, stone, barrier, trunk, listen, follow, reach, turn, scrape, taste Taste a summer breeze in a sigh. Listen. Follow sound of a tree trunk. Scrape off scent from all barriers … Continue reading

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Louder

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Get Listed – April Ain’t Fooling edition  (Imagined by Grapeling) Your word list for the Global / National / Earthbound (though maybe some astronauts are playing, who knows?) Poetry Writing Month 2017 is: … Continue reading

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