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After Midnight

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #359 Words:  lawn, turbulent, cabinet, stove, minute, lust, boat, shed, electric, hand, clock, pillow Hands of electric clock meet at midnight. Set book on night table, try to close my eyes before next minute … Continue reading

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Solstice

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Meeting The Bar  (posted by Frank) Write a couplet or couplets about the solstice. “It’s that time of year again. The Sun has been moving to either its highest or its lowest position in … Continue reading

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Lost

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Meeting The Bar:  Phantom Form – Shadorma (posted by Gospel) “Let us dVerse poets be allured! Shadorma is a syllabic poem consisting of six-line stanzas. The pattern is 3-5-3-3-7-5, and you may write one … Continue reading

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An Intriguing Woman

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #320 Words:  fringe, mystery, road, star, storm, struggle, list, power, swirl, sigh, lift, charge Her lashes are fringed with mystery. She is power charged, struggle- free, uplifting as starry skies after a storm. She sighs … Continue reading

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Where Did That Noise Come From?

Written for:  The Twiglets – “nervous noises” As a dull ache remains in our bodies, pain piping up now and again, so a low-pitched, beep, beep, beep sound is present on and off. We check outside–nothing. We think it has … Continue reading

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Cartoonists

Written for:  dVerse Poets:  Artisans – Seamus Heaney The challenge is to write a poem about an artisan or wright, for example a weaver, thatcher, wheelwright or carpenter, or any other craftsman you can think of. It can be a … Continue reading

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The Old Cabin

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads:  Poetry & Fiction with Magaly, Snow Birthed Tales If you choose Poetry – please write 13 lines or fewer – use one (or all) of these words: snow, cabin, ice Covered in layers … Continue reading

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Writing Technique For Tanka

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tanka Splendor #1, Teika’s first of ten tanka writing techniques 1. Mystery and depth – yūgentei, the image evoking ineffable loneliness This category is associated mostly with Fujiwara Shunzei (1114-1204) Teika’s renowned father and tanka expert. Teika … Continue reading

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Mysteries

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1044, Mysteries dreams the tightrope we walk without a net © Jane Reichhold Here is my attempt: Exact thoughts two people in different houses at the same time http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.nl/

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Unattainable Thoughts

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Flash 55 PLUS! Write a piece of poetry or prose on a subject of your choice in precisely 55 WORDS. For the optional extra part of this challenge, I invite you to … Continue reading

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