Tag Archives: Ghazal

True Colors

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 PAD November Chapbook Challenge – Day 30 “For today’s prompt, write a the end poem. It’s the end of the first draft phase of the challenge, so there’s that. But you can also reach the … Continue reading

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Leaves of Passage

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – The Ghazal  (posted by Paul) for Meeting The Bar:  Critique and Craft The ghazal is a traditional Arabian verse form with the first two lines ending in the same refrain, which is then repeated … Continue reading

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Lover Lost?

Written for:  Carpe Diem Universal Jane #12 mountain view The ghazal is composed of a minimum of five couplets—and typically no more than fifteen—that are structurally, thematically, and emotionally autonomous. Each line of the poem must be of the same … Continue reading

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How to Lighten

Written for:  Poetic Asides April PAD – Day  10 How __________ Send your troubles skimming into blue Let the ocean absorb them, spinning into blue Your indigo thoughts plague you. Toss them out, watch them dim into blue No my … Continue reading

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