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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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Gardens of Beauty

Written for:  Carpe Diem Namasté, the Spiritual Way #4 keepers of the earth “Be a keeper of the earth, live with nature as if you see it for the very first time. See that apple as if you see it … Continue reading

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Black Earth

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tanka Splendor #24 , Black Earth black earth covered with fresh fallen snow awaits spring I lay down and rest a while in front of the fireplace © Chèvrefeuille (our host) Here is my attempt: fertile black earth … Continue reading

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Floating Free

Written for:  Poetic Asides #363, Write a flight poem. So that could be a poem about flying, like riding on an airplane, hot air balloon, zeppelin, helicopter, umbrella, hippogriff, etc. Or there’s the whole “fight or flight” scenario. Or there’s … Continue reading

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