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Hints of Change

Written for:  Wednesday Muse~Cicadas! “This week the prompt is cicadas. This time of year cicadas are sawing, buzzing, thrumming away. To me this sound represents the sound of summer, the beginning of the end of summer. Cicadas in ancient times … Continue reading

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Hanging Gardens of Babylon

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Gardens  (posted by Susan) “How does your garden grow?” ~ is a line from a nursery rhyme, and it is today’s challenge. Your garden can be vegetables or flowers or herbs or mythic or futuristic … Continue reading

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Growing

Written for:  Wednesday Muse #8 – Garden Spot  (posted by Toni) “I hope you all are having lovely weather! It is moving into summer and with the thought of summer comes…Gardens! Large ones, small ones, container gardens, gardens on terraces … Continue reading

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Brooklyn Botanic Gardens

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #23 Kamishibai, the art of story telling This weekend I love to challenge you to create a haibun, be the storyteller like Basho, Of course this is a challenge so there are a few … Continue reading

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air full of sound

Written for:  The Twiglets #62 – “air full of sound” July 4th at Longwood Gardens, multi-colored fountains dance to classical music filling the air Nightingale filled the summer night air with music. Sirens blasted through the night air. The air … Continue reading

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in water

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend-Meditation #9 Imagination without boundaries “This weekend meditation I love to challenge you through a few images. Maybe you can remember our “Imagination-month”. I gave you images to work with and this weekend I love to challenge … Continue reading

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Innisfree Gardens

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – “Hope and the places That Heal You” (Imagined by Sherry Blue Sky) For your challenge, write a poem about the landscape you love, the places that heal you, the ones you call … Continue reading

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Sara’s Splendid Garden

Written for:  dVerse Poets, Poetics:  Johnny’s Garden  (posted by Kim) The challenge is to write a poem about a garden. It can be a real garden (yours or someone else’s), a fantasy garden, a fictional garden, such as The Secret … Continue reading

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Garden Thoughts

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #253 Words:  tawny, mad, plaster, mist, tassel, creep, vine, chill, trap, crack, diverse, lucid Chilled evening mist. She shrugs tawny shoulders, as her gaze falls on that silly statue of herself, cast from a … Continue reading

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Family Assortment

Written for:  NaPoWriMo – Day 16 Today, I challenge you to fill out, in no more than five minutes, the following “Almanac Questionnaire,” which solicits concrete details about a specific place (real or imagined). Then write a poem incorporating or … Continue reading

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