Tag Archives: rain

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

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Varieties of Rain

Written for:  Wednesday Muse #3 – Fifty Shades of Rain  (posted by Toni) Write a poem about rain.  You can use the Japanese words. “Today the prompt is “rain”. We all have rain in common – too much, too little, … Continue reading

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , , , , | 6 Comments

downpour

Written for:  The Twiglets #119 – “down pour of birdsong” sky rained down silver no raindrops touched the earth songs of birds caressed air   Song of nightingale poured down through trees, and rested in ears of sleeping children.   … Continue reading

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , , ,

Caught In The Rain

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Imagery in Poetry~Rubaiyat support  (posted by Jilly) Image “The word Image is synonymous with Picture and makes us think of the Visual, as it should, but that is limiting. Imagery in literature is when … Continue reading

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , , , | 14 Comments

Wayward Weather

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #386 Words:  glazed, wail, will, box, name, wheel, rain, snap, frame, white, depends, bait White sails snap at frame of boat. They are out too far. Weather quickly changes its mind, as it will. … Continue reading

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , , ,

San Diego

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1565 – Pacific Beach . . . San Diego “So today I have a nice “crossroads” feature. As you all know the goal of “crossroads” is to create a “fusion ku”. I have chosen a few … Continue reading

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , ,

Losing Patience

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2018 November PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 28 “For today’s prompt, write a mood poem. Your poem could set the mood. Or it could be about a mood. Maybe display someone in a mood, whether that’s … Continue reading

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , , ,

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

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Welcome Weather Change

Written for:  the SundayWhirl, Wordle #364 Words:  speckled, longing, sky, rain, quiet, brilliant, dusty, yield, thin, rippled, blend, lilting Brilliant sun thinned over dust-swept plain. Rippling clouds darkened sky, yielding speckled drops of quiet rain, a lilting blend of silver … Continue reading

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

variations on rain

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads “Fifty Shades of Rain”  (posted by Toni) “The Japanese have 50+ words for rain. Being Japanese their words for rain are seasonal, specific, and at times, extremely artistic. We westerners look at rain … Continue reading

Posted in Purple's Home | Tagged , , | 8 Comments