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smart

Written for:  Haiku Horizons – “smart” sting of bee she stuck her hand in nest it smarts; she is not https://haikuhorizons.wordpress.com/

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Imagining Who You Are

Written for:  Quickly Warm up with a list. I am _______. I am not _______. I am _______. I am not _______. Be both real and wild. Be serious and silly. Go so far from the way YOU see YOURSELF … Continue reading

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Tarantella

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1487 Dance of the Spider (Tarantella) In the Italian province of Taranto, Apulia, the bite of a locally common type of wolf spider, named “tarantula” after the region, was popularly believed to be highly venomous and to … Continue reading

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Mo

Written For:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Weekend Mini-Challenge “Insects and Bugs”  (posted by Kim) This week’s mini challenge is to write a NEW poem in a form of your choice about INSECTS and BUGS. It doesn’t matter whether … Continue reading

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Ladybug

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2018 April PAD Challenge – Day 13 Pick an insect, make it the title of your poem, and write your poem. alights on my arm spotted friend of farmers I wait for tucked wings to spread … Continue reading

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Ladybug

Written for:  Poetics Aside #422 – Write a harmless poem. A ladybug alights on my hand.  Tickles. I allow the black-dotted red bug to inch up my arm, certain she does not feel as taken with me as I with her. To … Continue reading

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‘spot’

Written for:  Haiku Horizons – “Spot” red with black spots alights for brief moment ladybug on my arm https://haikuhorizons.wordpress.com/

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The Beetle

Written for:  Poetic Asides #398 – Write a bug poem. Bug-eyed, insincere smile, he resembles a cartoon beetle. His voice needles me, gets under my skin like shivers of creepy, crawling fingers. Lingers after he has finished speaking. Wish he … Continue reading

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Movement in Haiku

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1027, Movement “I introduced “undou” (movement) to you as a “new” haiku writing technique and from one of those posts I have extracted the following quote: “Haiku is the poetry of nature and nature is always … Continue reading

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The Bee That Does Not Fit In

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads:  Which Bee? For today’s Weekend Mini-Challenge, I invite you to share a bit of bee poetry… specifically, we will write poems that explore a moment in the life of one of the three … Continue reading

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