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“colors of life”

Written for: Carpe Diem #1839 colors of life “This month I have chosen the theme “autumn leaves”, and as it says it’s all about kigo for autumn. Today I have chosen the theme “colors of life” and that has to … Continue reading

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Quilted Autumn

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub: Quadrille #113 – Blanket Us (posted by Merrill) “Use blanket as a noun, adjective, or verb. Describe a blanket, real or imagined. Make a blanket statement. Be cozy, dark, sensual, or funny. Maybe you want … Continue reading

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“she’s a leaf”

Written for: The Twiglets #195 – “she’s a leaf” She’s a leaf I’m a twig It’s a relief she weighs less than a pig. In a butterfly flutter, she sways and becomes a fallen leaf. burnished red leaf she picks … Continue reading

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“into fall’s hands”

Written for: Go Dog Go Cafe = Tuesday Writing Prompt Today’s prompt: into fall’s hands (Devereaux and Amanda) into fall’s hands last leaves that denude trees scatter on sidewalks https://godoggocafe.com/2020/09/01/tuesday-writing-prompt-challenge-sept-1-2020/

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at their peak

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1800 – New Beginnings . . . first leaf falling “Today I love to challenge you to create Japanese poetry themed “first leaf falling”, autumn is in my opinion one of the most beautiful seasons and … Continue reading

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Proud Parent

Written for:  Poetics Aside 2019 PAD November Chapbook Challenge – Day 13 Write a persona poem.  Take on the persona of someone or something else. I stand so stately–proud without a sound except for my children who like rustling ’round … Continue reading

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raining leaves

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #103 The Quest For A New Masterpiece Continues … Start Of Autumn “Go and find that gem, that beautiful diamond … your masterpiece, your evergreen like Basho’s “Old Pond”. Go … and create your … Continue reading

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Smoky-White Spirits

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – April Poems – Day 23 The Tuesday Platform:  “Gather Around For Some Ghost Stories”  (Posted by Sanaa) “Write a horror poem that makes one taste the dark in broad daylight.” Headstones stand … Continue reading

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blending

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1528 – Shasei “The word “shasei” has not yet been invented at the time of Basho, but the idea was there according to what Basho tells his disciples:” […] Matsuo Basho advises his disciples: “Learn from the … Continue reading

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rustling

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1527 Rustling Leaves (extreme haibun) This episode I have titled “Rustling Leaves” and rustling we can use for spring and for autumn, so the whole world can easily sense the meaning of this theme. I love to … Continue reading

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