Tag Archives: ocean

Creature of The Sea

Written for:  Sunday Whirl, Wordle #426 Words:  laugh, rue, spiral, sham, dense, signal, craft, draft, shell, shallow, send, sop I am a laughing spiral, thin-shelled, sometimes dense. From shallow waters I send you signals to join me on this drafty … Continue reading

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I Hear The Ocean

Written for:  Sunday Muse #68 Finally I saw the ocean. It was huge, loved the waves. Found this shell, pearl pink inside They call it a conch. Now I can listen to the roar of the ocean whenever I want … Continue reading

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Thoughts of Slipping Away

Written for:  dVerse Poets Prompt – MTB: Critique and Craft  (posted by Frank) “More Dizain” How inviting, the ocean blue water as she stands at railing in reverie not surprised where her aimlessness brought her. What would it feel like … Continue reading

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best friends

Written for: Carpe Diem #1692 Summer Love … extreme haibun “This month we will see a lot of examples of love in Japanese poetry, but for starters I have chosen to challenge you with the creation of a so called … Continue reading

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Taste of Summer

Written for:  Poetic Asides #485 “Write a summer poem.” My skin sweats salt in summertime. Ocean cools leaving salt scent there. A season to sip chilled white wine. My skin sweats salt in summertime. I feel sensuous and sublime. With … Continue reading

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Miracle of Water

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetry Form:  Ghazal (posted by Gay Reiser Cannon) Traditional Ghazal rules of form are very clear. The opening couplet is called a matla, which sets up the rhyme scheme (qaifa) and refrain (radif) by … Continue reading

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colors of winter

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1658 – Tan Renga Challenge May 2019 (5) “Windy Gusts” Akutagawa Ryunosuke A Japanese writer active in Taisho period Japan. He is regarded as the “Father of the Japanese short story”, and is noted for his … Continue reading

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sanctuary

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1657 Tan Renga Challenge May 2019 (4) Ocean Sanctuary The goal of TRC is to complete or continue a given haiku (3-lined verse) by adding a 2-lined stanza through association on the scenes / images in … Continue reading

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ocean renewal

Written for:  Carpe Diem REVIVING TANKA SPLENDOR (01-2019) DAFFODILS Here is the Tanka by Jane Reichhold: your sleeping breath night rain revives the earth waves of sea air in bright yellow daffodils nod to the dark wind © Jane Reichhold … 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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