Tag Archives: Plants

Only The Strong and Stubborn

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille – How Does Your Garden Grow? (posted by Victoria)  “garden” Tenacious cherry tomatoes held on through tree-ripping storms. Proud parsley and potting pal, Mexican oregano, were undaunted. Basil battled odds, but drowned. Spinach … Continue reading

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The Vicuña

Written for:  Blogging From A to Z High in the Andes, vicuñas dwell, now protected after period of decline from over-hunting for their highly valued wool. Vicuñas are shy, about three feet tall, with long teeth that keep growing. They … Continue reading

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Under The Sea

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #283 – Betting The Over/Under ‘Use the word “over” in your title or poem and/or Use the word “under”.’ In clear sea-green water you can see your toes, but suppose you were out in … Continue reading

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Lights and Shadows

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Weekend Mini-Challenge – “Summer Solstice”  (posted by Toni) “Today on this day after summer solstice, I want you to mark the occasion – to pay attention to the sunrise and dawn, to … Continue reading

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Two Tanka

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm Poet – Tanka “In Japanese, tanka is often written in one straight line, but in English and other languages, we usually divide the lines into the five syllabic units: 5-7-5-7-7. Write TWO different poems: … Continue reading

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Growing

Written for:  Wednesday Muse #8 – Garden Spot  (posted by Toni) “I hope you all are having lovely weather! It is moving into summer and with the thought of summer comes…Gardens! Large ones, small ones, container gardens, gardens on terraces … Continue reading

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renga with Basho

Written for:  Carpe Diem – Renga With Basho #9 A Mark On The Wall “The goal is to create a renga with the given haiku, the line-up your own choice, through adding your second stanzas of two lines wit approximately … Continue reading

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plants

Written for:  Haiku Horizons – “plant” tomatoes, basil oregano and lavender plants of choice https://haikuhorizons.wordpress.com/

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Winter Thistle

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  Photography by Sharon Knight (posted by Mish) “Sharon has kindly given us permission to borrow her images at sunearthsky.com for our poetic muse today. Please give proper image credit to her work.” Icicle … Continue reading

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To Those Who Should Care

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2017 Chapbook Challenge – Day 16 Write a poem to the world.  Maybe all of your poems are already directed at the world, but for me, this is a first person poem directed at a group … Continue reading

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