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Written for:  Carpe Diem #1377 – Buddhism . . . found its way along the Silk Road During the 5th and 6th centuries CE, merchants played a large role in the spread of religion, in particular Buddhism. Merchants found the moral … Continue reading

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whistle blowing

Written for:  The Twiglets #65 – “a whistle blows” a whistle blows the air is in motion as train approaches She blew the whistle– yet she was fired. At sound of whistle exhausted factory workers sigh and break for lunch https://thetwiglets.wordpress.com/

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Outside

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – camera FLASH! – February Photo Challenge (posted by Kerry) On the outside we look through slats at strips of circus performers and animals. On the outside we peer at excited faces, elaborate … Continue reading

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“winter solitude”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #12 – Christmas Troiku winter solitude – in a world of one color the sound of wind                             © Matsuo Basho (1644-1694) winter … Continue reading

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Reconnecting to New York City – FYIs

Written for:  Poetic Asides #414 – Write a connection poem. The poem could be about a physical connection, like holding hands or building a bridge across a river. Or it could be about social connections, like at a party or … Continue reading

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Too Many

Written for:  Haiku Horizons – “safe” overpopulation panic that many will starve no safety in numbers https://haikuhorizons.wordpress.com/

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Class Act

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads:  Weekend Mini-Challenge, People and Places  (posted by Kim) In poetry we use imagery to convey moments, emotions, objects, animals, people and places. Sometimes we can convey someone’s personality through place and vice versa … Continue reading

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Howling in the Street

Written for:  Quickly’s Thursday “Too Much of a Good Thing” How do you know when to quit? How do you learn? We are choosing a prompt from a listing. My choice is:  She was howling. Animal shriek.  Wolf loose in … Continue reading

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Values

Written for:  Quickly #25 – Value What do you value in your life– friend, pet, husband, wife? What do you value when you vote– ability, tranquility, civility? What do you value in your child’s upbringing– education, morals, or a bluebird … Continue reading

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Interactive Art

Written for Quickly #17 – Technique There is an object in the center of the room. Artists surround it like numbers on a clock face. Circle the room, looking at the object and the representations, then write about the object.   … Continue reading

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