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The Plan

Written for: The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #500 Words: leader, grow, plan, read, four, edge, feather, send, release, demands, days, force The Leader’s plan is more of a demand, forcing them to give up all reading by 4:00 PM today. He … Continue reading

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unclear

Written for: Go Dog Go Cafe – Tuesday Writing Prompt (posted by Devereaux and Beth) Write a haiku about being lost, without using “lost”. new growth in forest lush green in mid-summer light paths no longer clear https://godoggocafe.com/

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Climbing

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 Prompt #321 – Looking for Direction “Direction is direction. I’m talking compass direction. Choose one and use that as your inspiration for this week’s poem. It could be a direction away from someplace or toward somewhere. … Continue reading

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Response to “Birches” by Frost

Written for:  Poetic Asides Countdown to April PAD – T-minus 3 A milder March gives way to April’s indecisiveness. Budded trees may open only to close like delicate daffodils in chill wind. So sad am I to see a promising … Continue reading

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For No Reason

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Literacy  (posted by Susan) Address the flowering of literacy~ one instance/element of how it is an entry ticket or a barrier ~ in your new poem. “Literacy is a bridge from misery to hope.” ~Kofi … Continue reading

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Growth

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Autumn PAD – Day 5 – CORNUCOPIA “We’ve all seen the symbol of harvest time in the cornucopia (Horn of Plenty). It is a gathering of things related in some way that marks the success … Continue reading

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seeds

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1383 – Moses (Musa) clouds fighting a spring wind is raging through nature © Chèvrefeuille (our host) Here is my attempt: seeds of fruit trees blown by wind storms and rain, grow in another land http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.nl/

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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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Forest Renewal

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Nature:  Her Words Captivate the form Nature reveals to you: animate, inanimate. “Just living is not enough….one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower.” — Hans Christian Andersen Traveling in Oregon, a sadness overcame … Continue reading

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Earth-stained

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – “Soil Poetics”  (posted by Bjorn)  “Soil gives grain for bread, but when the weather fails we die of hunger. Soil is friend and foe.  There are many synonyms for soil: mulch and compost, dirt … Continue reading

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