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Valley Stream Days

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Picnic(s)  (posted by Susan) A book of verse beneath the bough, A loaf of bread, a jug of wine, and thou Beside me singing in the Wilderness – Ah, wilderness were paradise enow! — Omar Khayyam … Continue reading

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Feeling of Harmony

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 #240 – Motivation:  Harmony Think of how harmony comes into play in your world and write that thought in a poem. “synchronize with the nature order of life” When a group of friends or family harmonize, … Continue reading

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Only Reason Is Invisible

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  “Invisible”  (posted by Merrill) “One might argue that it’s the poet’s job to make the invisible visible through our words—to make us see a love in a star, or to make us smell … Continue reading

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What Drives Me To Pick Up A Pen

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #230, “Motivation” – What gets you (keeps you)  on track?  Write a poem about what motivates you to write. If I hear a funny conversation, see an unusual sight, I write. If I think of … Continue reading

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swimming

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1454 – Swimming “I searched for haiku with “swimming” in it and I ran into a nice series of haiku on swimming written by Issa. Let me give you an example of one of his haiku with … Continue reading

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Longtime Friends

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – The Tuesday Platform  (posted by Rommy) Do you have an interest you bonded over with a beloved? Is there an interest any potential lovers must have if they’re going to last longer … Continue reading

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Beach Breezes

Written for:  Poetics Aside #433 – Write a fun poem. In a cabin on a hill overlooking glistening ocean, we were four friends at leisure. On arrival, the guys batted a ball around using two large umbrellas.  I have the … Continue reading

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winter/summer

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend-Meditation #21 Out Of The Box #3 Chōka and Sedōka (Winter / Summer) The task is to create a Winter poem and a Summer poem, but you have to use the Chōka or the Sedōka form. The … Continue reading

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Smaller Family

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Celebration  (posted by Sumana Roy) There’s no dearth of celebrations in this world. From the tiniest particle to the cosmos is in a mood of celebration. For people everywhere there are funny, bizarre, interesting, solemn, … Continue reading

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Finding Each Other

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday – Pleasantly Surprised A friend I have not seen nor been in touch with for over eight years, came back into my life, via my poetry blog. How startling it was to … Continue reading

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