Tag Archives: earth

creatures

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1769 – free choice of prompt, and make it a soliloquy no renga As you (maybe) know the “solo-renga” has at least six (6) stanza. You start with the “hokku” (starting verse) and end with the … Continue reading

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , ,

Soundless in Sadness

Written for:  Sunday Whirl, Wordle #408 Words:  cut, stars, water, dogwood, quiver, granite, earth, pill, rough, bell, dearth, garland This poem is a bell that no longer rings. Dogwoods shiver-quiver as they are roughly ripped from the earth where a … Continue reading

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , , , , | 6 Comments

The “rest” of the Time

Written for:  The Wednesday Muse #4 – Busy Body  (posted by Toni) “Speaking of which, what do you all do to rest? do you sleep, take naps, take walks, ride a bike, got to the beach, climb a tree? This … Continue reading

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

A Monk Ponders

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #395 Words:  fires, three, garment, find, bowing, writing, silence, wave, year, earth, rain, beam The monk bows, having taken a vow of silence. He possesses three saffron garments– all the same–pleasing for his needs. … Continue reading

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , , , , | 5 Comments

Questions to Ponder

Weekend Mini-Challenge: Strange News  (posted by Magaly) For today’s prompt, I invite you to be inspired by the following questions, out of the Strange News section of Live Science: 1. What if the moon disappeared tomorrow? 2. Can humans smell … Continue reading

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , , , , , , | 22 Comments

Appreciation

Written for:  The Sunday Muse #31 Dressed in tidy white she treads on land where nothing grows. People have lost all hope that earth will forgive. She comes upon a single perfect rose, freshly planted, she supposes, but by whom.  … Continue reading

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments

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

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , ,

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

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , , , , | 20 Comments

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

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , , , | 17 Comments

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

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , , ,