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Ball Is In Your Court

Written for:  Poems of Garden Gnomes – “Words, Words, Words” Below are eight words from those two files. Use some or all of them as you will. Use them as is. Find synonyms and use these new words (or use … Continue reading

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Speak Up!

Written for:  Poetics Aside #415 Write an I Believe You poem.  This could be a poem about someone’s vision for the future or someone’s story of the past. It could be a poem about a real person, a fictional character, or … Continue reading

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Ancestors

Written for:  Carpe Diem #701, Ancestors Write a poem in the same sense, tone, and spirit as Issa on the ancestors’ altar without fail a lucky wind blows © Issa This haiku refers to the O-Bon festival which you can … Continue reading

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First Calligraphy

Written for:  Carpe Diem #655, First Calligraphy (Kakizome) In ancient Japanese times it was a great honor to write the first calligraphy, which most times was written in the mud with a cane, and of course later on paper. A … Continue reading

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What You Have Given

Written for:  Carpe Diem Special 108, Words by Francis of Assisi #3 […] “Remember that when you leave this earth you can taken nothing of what you have received, but only what you have a given: a full heart, enriched by … Continue reading

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Sharon Olds

Sharon speaks out, words travel from gut spilling their reality on her pages. One book is called, The Unswept Room, and that is how you get Sharon, unswept.   Written for http://poetryblogroll.blogspot.com/verse first/ Choose one poet you adore and write … Continue reading

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