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Spring Flower Thoughts

Written for:  Wednesday Muse #2 – Hanami Hello Wednesday Musers! I hope you enjoyed last week’s prompt. A little bit of business first…The Sunday Muse and the Wednesday Muse are two separate muses. Cousins if you will. Related but with … Continue reading

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Georgia O’Keeffe

Written for Poetic Asides 2019 April PAD Challenge – Day 4 For today’s prompt, pick a painter, make him or her the title of your poem, and then, write your poem. Possible painters include Salvador Dali, Frida Kahlo, or Pablo … Continue reading

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California poppies

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1636 – California Poppy (modern kigo) “Today our modern kigo is “California poppy”. It sounds like the regular poppy, but I had never heard of the California poppy. By the way the chosen haiku example is … Continue reading

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birthday

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1634 Hanamatsuri … the celebration of the birth of Buddha (classical kigo) “Today’s theme is “hanamatsuri” a wonderful Asian festival in which the birth of Buddha is celebrated.” “The following text comes from a pamphlet published … Continue reading

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Lou

Written for:  The Muse #48 They called her Lou. She sang, performed on stage at times. Great -Grandma Eloise, an unforgettable character. Liked her liquor, jewelry, and dance. This is her old Victrola, a book of poems of which she … Continue reading

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Missing: Spring

Written for:  Poetic Asides #476 – Write a Spring poem.  Believe it or not, today is the first day of spring (and my little brother’s birthday!). So write about birds and bees. Or break lines over the lack of spring-like … Continue reading

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Traveling Light

Written for:  Sunday Muse #46 Peach petals unfold to open air, peonies protect their furled secrets. White pom-poms bounce and nod. A calliope of colors on their way to brighten the light ’round people who have lost their own. http://thesundaymuse.blogspot.com/

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soft petals

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1615 Tan Renga Challenge Month 2019 (19) Morning Glory “February is running towards its end and there are only two days left. So today is our penultimate episode of our Tan Renga Challenge Month. I have … Continue reading

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Spring Season

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – “Season Your Poetry” (posted by Toni) “What I am going to do is to ask you for a brief (and I mean brief) poem about a kigo in spring. the form is … Continue reading

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bush clovers

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1606 Tan Renga Challenge Month 2019 (10) – White Bush Clovers “Today I have a wonderful haiku by one of my favorite haiku poets, Masaoka Shiki, the haiku poet who brought haiku into the 20th century. … Continue reading

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