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Love Blind in Dance

Written for: Poets and Storytellers United Weekly Scribblings #57: Let Us Write (together) (posted by Magaly) “For today’s prompt, I’m sharing three of my blackout poems and inviting you to write new prose or poetry which uses one (or all … Continue reading

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Sobbing In The Moonlight

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics: Stepping Off The Sidewalk (posted by Laura Bloomsbury) “There is a place where the sidewalk ends And before the street begins, And there the grass grows soft and white…” Shel Silverstein “For this … Continue reading

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flower/fruit

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tan Renga Wednesday #14 – Wisteria Beans wisteria beans let’s make that a theme for haikai a flower fruit                                    … Continue reading

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Sunflower

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub –Poetics : To Be A Flower (posted by Linda Lee Lyberg) “Think about what flower you most identify with or is your favorite.  Write a poem from the perspective of that flower.” Awkward and gangly … Continue reading

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blue glass

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tan Renga Wednesday #13 Winter Chrysanthemum “Your goal is to create a Tan Renga with a given haiku by adding your two-lined stanza through association. Here is the haiku to work with:” Winter chrysanthemum, Wearing nothing … Continue reading

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“lovely sunset”

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1790 & 1791 (double episode) Revise haiku – A Lovely Sunset For this episode I love to challenge you to “revise” a haiku. That haiku is one by Matsuo Basho (1644-1694), the haiku-poet that I see … Continue reading

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honeysuckle

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1723 Honeysuckle “As a haiku poet I use a “haigo” or “penname” and as you know my “haigo” is Chèvrefeuille (French for Honeysuckle). I am a Dutch haiku poet and I write almost all my haiku … Continue reading

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yarrow

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1722  Yarrow . . . “The Yarrow (or Achillea millefolium), is a flowering plant in the family Asteraceae. It is native to temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere in Asia, Europe, and North America. It has … Continue reading

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heart open

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1578 Amaryllis (modern kigo) “This month we will explore the seasonwords (kigo) for winter. A kigo is a word that indicates the season in which the haiku scene was seen. This month I will try to … Continue reading

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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

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