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still shadows

Written for:  The Twiglets #53 – “still shadows” my shadow hides in the still shadows of twilight She is still a shadow of her former self. I hold still shadows in my heart The still shadow showed moonshiners in moonlight … Continue reading

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no answers

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1304 – The Seventh Gate (Khayyam) “Let me give you the verse for today … it’s again a nice one, but the choice of words sounds magical and mysterious in my opinion.” Up from Earth’s Centre through … Continue reading

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Blast And Burn

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Meteor Showers Employ a meteor shower or a meteor in your new poem, whether historical, fantastical or metaphorical. You blasted into my heart like a rainstorm of meteors. Upon your leave, you burnt everything behind … Continue reading

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red heart

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1269 – Reflection clouds swaying through the pool frog jumps in © Chèvrefeuille (our host) Here is my attempt: red heart beats under rippling stream waters an inner reflection http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.nl/

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Some Metaphors

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Meeting The Bar With Creative Metaphors (posted by Bjorn) “In the dictionary metaphor means a figure of speech in which a term or phrase is applied to something to which it is not literally … Continue reading

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Closed Heart

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1240 Who’s Afraid of Red, Yellow and Blue (Barnett Newman) “Who’s Afraid of Red, Yellow and Blue” is a series of four large-scale paintings by Barnett Newman painted between 1966 and 1970. Two of them have … Continue reading

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Lost and Found

Written for:  dVerse Poets  “Have a Heart!”  (posted by Lillian) Include the word “heart” somewhere in your poem. Perhaps some will be clever and we’ll have to search for it: the art is divine; she art thine; hear thy self. Or … Continue reading

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Breathe

Written for:  Elizabeth’s Creativity Challenge – Day 31 Word for today:  Breathe In class of strength and balance, each exercise is a lesson in inhaling and exhaling  at proper times. At home I listen to meditation.   Sitting in my chair, I inhale deeply, exhale slowly. … Continue reading

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Closed For Repairs

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2016 Chapbook Challenge – Day 29 Two-for-Tuesday.  Write a love and/or anti-love poem. A heart in pieces needs mending. How many wounds can be borne until love’s entrance is suppressed.

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Desire

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads:  Out of Standard-Fire From a Different Sun (posted by Isadora Gruye As friends in northern hemisphere are entering the colder, darker months of autumn and winter, friends in the southern hemisphere are heading … Continue reading

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