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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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“such a still water”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge Month May 27th:  “such a still water” by Tan Taigi Such a still water even the dragonfly splash it with the tail                       … Continue reading

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“a dragonfly pair”

Written for: Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge Month May 7th a haiku by Tomas Tranströmer A dragonfly pair fastened to one another went flickering past                      ©Tomas Tranströmer green filaments, iridescent … Continue reading

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Summer Pickings

Written for:  Carpe Diem Special #199, Hamish’s 5th, a teaser Write a haibun or kikobun in the same spirit as Hamish: the aroma of pine and the young morning’s fresh rain reach my words © Hamish Managua Gunn in touch with the … Continue reading

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Golden Hairs (a dodoitsu)

Written for:  Carpe Diem Special #164 Lolly’s 6th “another anchor thread” Write a poem based on: sifting through the personal effects of a spider’s web an autumn wind loosens another anchor thread © Laura Williams (a.k.a. Lolly) frail crystalline beauty … Continue reading

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