Tag Archives: People

Earth’s Plight

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2, InForm Poet – Elegy “Today we re-visit the Elegy. An elegy is a song or poem of sorrow or mourning–often for someone who has died. But, since poets exercise our license, we can also write elegies … Continue reading

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Blind Eye

Written for:  Poetics Aside #456 – Write a tragic poem. fish die animals starve people are bombed blind eye losing allies gaining dictators crimes against humanity blind eye opioid use intensifies black men are profiled justice has turned a blind … Continue reading

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Clock Shadows

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Camera FLASH!  (posted by Kerry) It is time to strike a pose with our photographic challenge for June. In shadow of clock stick figures strike poses some behind bars, some crossing bridges of … Continue reading

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alternative

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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