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dry as the moon

Written for:  The Twiglets #147 – “dry as the moon” Make my martini dry as the moon. His skin felt arid as the moon’s surface. a Supermoon  looks like you can reach to touch it an illusion There was a … Continue reading

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In Deepest Night

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Art FLASH!/55 in October For this weekend’s art collaboration, I am introducing an illustrator in ink and purveyor of magic, McMonster, a perfect choice to set the tone for October. McMonster has … Continue reading

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On Golden Surface

Written for:  Sunday Muse #75 Little girl stands on golden tracks of moon. Across a long distance, people are trying to climb ladders, but they fold, slide, will not stay in one place. One man is hoisting himself up by thick … Continue reading

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Renga with Basho

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #102 – Renga with Basho . . . ancient times “This weekend I have chosen to challenge you (again) to create a Renga With Basho. I will give you a series of haiku by … Continue reading

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Nonsense Senses

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #257 – “In a Twisted Sense” “We rely on our five senses (six, if you count “common”) every day. And through sight, sound, taste, touch and smell (sometimes, common), we navigate from sun up … Continue reading

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The Light Of The Moon

Written for:  dVerse Poets Prompt – Poetry Form:  Sestina (posted by Victoria Slotto) Allons-y to Provence in the south of France, and back in time to the 12th Century. The form is thought to have been developed by a troubadour, … Continue reading

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Evening Coming On

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Mini-Challenge:  Let Evening Come  (posted by Kim) “I have chosen a poem by Jane Kenyon, ‘Let Evening Come’, to inspire your pastoral poems this weekend: https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poems/46431/let-evening-come “I would like you to write a … Continue reading

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Two Tanka

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm Poet – Tanka “In Japanese, tanka is often written in one straight line, but in English and other languages, we usually divide the lines into the five syllabic units: 5-7-5-7-7. Write TWO different poems: … Continue reading

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Wide Eyes

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – April Poems – Day 6 Art FLASH!  (posted by Kerry) “For this month’s art collaboration, I am introducing Jason Limberg, an artist from Michigan, USA, who specializes in pen and ink drawings. … Continue reading

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“a broad bright moon”

Written for:  the Twiglets #117 – “a broad bright moon” width of bright moon circles earth in incandescence transfixed by brightness of moon she barely blinks moon hovers over ocean casting an orb of light on tips of meringue peaks … Continue reading

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