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Witness, Survivor

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2, #211 – “And I Quote” – Installment 1 Today’s quote: “If you wish to forget anything on the spot, make a note that this thing is to be remembered.” ~Edgar Allan Poe You are asked to … Continue reading

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Composite of Selves

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~”When I Think About Myself” (posted by Sumana) “What thoughts rise up when you think of yourself? Is it about the long path you’ve been walking that has almost shaped you? Is it about the … Continue reading

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Happy May

Hello to all my virtual friends out there.  Congratulations to all you challenge takers! I am taking a short break (not my wrist) to allow time for commenting on other poet’s work, which I have not been able to do.  … Continue reading

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Pain of Loss

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2018 April PAD Challenge – Day 12 Write a lament poem. Her soft voice has left my ears empty of sound. I miss her, my friend of forty years. Must resort to photographs for her smile. … Continue reading

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The Pull of Poetry Writing

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday – “Who? What? Why?  (Posted by Toni) I would like you all to write a haibun about what/who inspired you to write poetry. I would like you to give us your age … Continue reading

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Amalgamation

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Poetry about the body  (posted by Sumana) “How do we view the image of our body? Do we see it with the eye of the media / advertisement / anyone apart from our own self … Continue reading

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Me

Written for:  Poetic Asides #412 – Write a name tag poem.  The poem could be about a literal name tag (I’ve written one about a pencil before, so why not? But it could also be a poem that includes your … Continue reading

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My Style For A While

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub  Haibun Monday – “Why?”  (posted by hayesspencer) “Today I want you all to write me a haibun about why you write the style of poetry you write. Not why you write poetry, but the why … Continue reading

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Essence

Written for:  Carpe Diem Writing and Enjoying Haiku #4 – having fun? tears fall on an empty sheet of paper a new day rises kissing tongues melt together as one © Chèvrefeuille (our host) Well …. that was my interpretation … Continue reading

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“poet’s craft”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tokubetsudesu Special #1 – “The Poet’s Craft” – essay by Kim Express what you think “poet’s craft” is, reflecting on own experiences as haiku and tanka poets. “The poet’s craft is something that I think about a … Continue reading

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