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I Get It!

Written for:  Poetic Asides #454 – I Get _______ I get it! Do not repeat it, understand? I will use less hot sauce in the gumbo. Next time, no fire trucks.  

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Big Top Doings

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  “Come to the Circus!” (posted by SarahSouthwest) – Write a poem about the circus. Red balloon nose shoes with big toes high wire acts scary big cats peanuts, popcorn whistles and horns a … Continue reading

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Farmer’s Market

Written for:  –  Miz Quickly, “Whereness” Place ought to be easy. A place stays put. It can be described, objectively, until the cows come home and not be altered a bit by all that data. If by “place” we meant … Continue reading

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Where One Potato Leads

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #214 – “Your Number’s Up” What do numbers have to do with poetry, you ask? We use meter and rhythm to pace our poems. We count syllables in Fibonacci and Haiku/Senryu/Boketto. We number 14 … Continue reading

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“autumn heat”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge #111 Autumn Heat “This week I have a nice haiku written by Taneda Santoka (1882-1940) to work with. Santoka Taneda was a haiku poet who choose to free-style with haiku. What does that mean? … Continue reading

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“autumn coolness”

Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #46 Renga With Basho Hineri “autumn coolness” Here are the six haiku (including the real “hokku”) to work with. The goal is to write the 2-lined stanza between the haiku and to close the “chain” with … Continue reading

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Picnic Day

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #360 Words:  simple, gravel, edge, low, tight, path, climb, knots, trim, spread, spray, pattern She wears a simple, lace-edged shirt, patterned with sprays of violets scattered across collar and cuffs, knotted at her trim … Continue reading

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Heartburn

Written for:  Poetic Asides #439 – Write a heart poem. I should have known my heart would burn, but oh, that garlic bread was tasty. By now you’d think I would have learned. I should have known my heart would … Continue reading

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Secret Ingredient

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2018 April PAD Challenge – Day 1 Write a secret poem. What made her chopped liver the best, did fried onions give it that zest? I remember the grinder she pressed cooked liver through with finesse. … Continue reading

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Delicious Orchards

Written for:  Poetic Aside #425 – Write a happy distraction poem. “For today’s prompt, write a happy distraction poem. For people used to social media, this would be akin to someone asking for pictures of cats or puppies or babies … Continue reading

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