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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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Sir?

Written for: Poetics Aside #360.  Pick a word you might use to get someone’s attention. Make that word the title of your poem, and write the poem. Been here long, sir? No, not on this bench– on this planet. Why … Continue reading

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