Tag Archives: Poetry

Louis

Written for: One Woman’s Quest II VJ’s Weekly Challenge #135 “Share a Heartwarming Story” Recently a member of my old Portland writing group reached out to all those members–past and present–to let us know that our beloved mentor, Louis, was … Continue reading

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Poetry Persists

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – July Covid-19 P.A.D – Day 7 – “Reason To Cheer” “How good is it that we can “come together” to write and comment here and on other poetry pages without restrictions or regulations? (OK, there … Continue reading

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Robert

Written For:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #281 – Just What We Needed! “Well, thank you! That’s just what I needed!” “I think we’ve all said that at least once in our lives. Or at least, I hope so! If you … Continue reading

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Poetry vs. Prose

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Writing Prose  (posted by Susan) “Your challenge is to do one or more of these in a new poem:” -describe prose vs. poetry -use the prose element of dialogue fitting the character who speaks it … Continue reading

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When to Face a Challenge

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #238 – Motivation:  Challenge Write about challenge, personal or general. Even poets face challenges in the form of a difficult prompt, or in the form of a form that vexes them. Pick up the … Continue reading

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widening

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1603 Tan Renga Challenge Month 2019 (7) phoenix “I have chosen a haiku created by Dolores of Ada’s Poetry Alcove. She wrote this haiku in response on the “rebirth” of our Time Glass feature last week.” … 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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“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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The End Of April

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2017 Challenge – Day 30 For today’s prompt, take the phrase “The (blank),” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write your poem. … Continue reading

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What Helps You Survive?

Written for:  dVerse Poets, Haibun Monday:  “The Best Things In Life Are Free” (posted by HayesSpencer) “I keep singing this song lately, The Best Things in Life are Free. And to be truthful, they are. They are also priceless as … Continue reading

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