Tag Archives: hope

Flutterings

Written for:  Wednesday Muse:  Butterflies!  “The butterfly counts not months but moments and has time enough.” Rabindranath Tradore Each butterfly is an exquisite work of art–spotted, stained glass, soft white, or sea-blue edged in black. They provide joy in their … Continue reading

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As Hope, As Reminder

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday – Hiroshima Day 2019:  A Reflection on Peace  (posted by Frank Tassone) Shigeo Hayashi [Public domain] “Tomorrow marks the anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. Last year, we commemorated this memorial … Continue reading

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A Stranger

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetry Form:  Dizian  (guest host:  Rosemary) 10 line stanza, 10 syllables each line  ababbccdcd I do not know her, but look at her face. Under a flowery umbrella she stands in line, awaits bus … Continue reading

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Musings of an Old Couch

Written for:  The Sunday Muse #64 I cannot fathom why they left me in this spot, but I am grateful to be out in twilight’s air–a pleasure. I was a sleek treasure long ago. Now I am stained, drained, my … Continue reading

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Tolerance and Acceptance

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 April PAD Challenge – Day 25 Write an exile poem. They flee their countries in abject terror, their journeys arduous, filled with danger. So why do they chance this trial and error? Their language is … Continue reading

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Free-Form Dancing

Written for:  Sunday Muse #45 I free-form dance to music in my head. My people are dying off. Crowned in feathers, wrapped in grasses, I laugh for the lives we have lived, hoping there is a place for me in … Continue reading

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Lost

Written for:  The Sunday Muse #39 Seems we are the last two left of our species. Grasses have dried brown and brittle. Yet, under steel clouds, a hint of gold–a sunset. Come, do not be fearful. We will start a … Continue reading

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Humanity On The Road

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Kerry Says~How Does The Story End? “Often, the hardest part of writing a poem, is the creation of a memorable final line. The value of a strong conclusion is evident, but sometimes … Continue reading

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Once Upon A Country

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – “Stock Phrases”  (posted by Lillian) Once upon a time . . . “. . . that phrase begins many a tale. According to the Oxford English Dictionary, the phrase has been used in some … Continue reading

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sprouting

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1517 – Hope (imagination) (Letter H) seedling sprouts wings earth has been barren too long hope for new crops http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.com/

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