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Evening Comfort

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Autumn PAD – Day 8 – Comfort Food “One thing that always becomes important the deeper we get into fall is the warmth provided by a well-cooked meal. And nothing is as savory as your … Continue reading

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Excesses

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Abundance  (posted by Susan) “You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.” ~ Maya Angelou “Your Challenge: In a new poem ~ show what, if anything, makes you aware of … Continue reading

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Food Balancing

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Balance  (posted by Susan) Explore the possibilities of balance in a new poem. “You have to laugh at the things that hurt you just to keep yourself in balance.” ―Ken Kesey I try to eat … Continue reading

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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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