Tag Archives: Pantoum

In Harvest Gold Grass

Written for: April 2021 PAD – Day 18 “Write an ekphrastic poem” (from a work of art) I linger in harvest gold grass, my mind far from a farm’s many chores. Feel a part of this field, alas field lies … Continue reading

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Stages and Ages

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub (posted by Peter) Meeting The Bar: Coming full circle “Circles appear in nature: birth-death-rebirth; seed-plant-fruit-seed; day-night-day. Botanical, seasonal and astronomical, circles are everywhere (though if you look closer you’ll find change, a planet wobbles in … Continue reading

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Back To The Middle Ages

Written for:  Poetics Aside 2019 PAD November Chapbook Challenge – Day 15 “Write a middle poem.  We’re in the middle of the month, so it’s a worthwhile time to write about being in the middle of things. There are physical … Continue reading

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Observing A Wedding (Draft 1)

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetry Forms:  The Pantoum  (posted by Gina) “The pantoum is a poetic form derived from the pantun, a Malay verse form: specifically from the pantun berkait, a series of interwoven quatrains and rhyming couplets. … Continue reading

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Case of the Passover Cake

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2018 April PAD Challenge – Day 4 Case ________ Why did I scribble yummy on this recipe? Must have tasted fine in a previous year– almonds, butter, chocolate, eggs–no flour. As a pudding it barely passed … Continue reading

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The Ends Justify The Means

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2016 Chapbook Challenge – Day 20 Pick a popular saying, make it the title of your poem, and then, write your poem. Ends justify the means many politicians think. Tell folks what they want to … Continue reading

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Sick of War

Written for:  Poetics Aside November 2015 Challenge – Day 9 Write a mistake poem. We all should be fed up with war, Young lives lost, families grieving The world is sinking; we need an oar Let’s have a country we … Continue reading

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