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Faces of Rain

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #301 “Have You Ever Seen The Rain? “Write on any aspect of rain.” Rain reigns supreme in this new world of deluge and destruction. Tears rain down faces of those who have lost all, … Continue reading

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Water Woes

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #468 Words:  bend, gas, grass, books, dancing, meet, sight, Wednesday, flash, shift, fly, surprise Water-logged Wednesday bends blades of grass. Flash! In a weather shift, sight of zig-zag lightning flies across the sky.  Pages … Continue reading

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Silver Sounds

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  Rain  (posted by sarahsouthwest) “Tonight, I want you to give me a rainy poem. Give me your rain – the city rain, the desert rain, the rain that falls in the forest. Give … Continue reading

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Renga with Jane

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1817 Renga With … Jane Reichhold … Moonlight Moving “Today I love to challenge you to create a Renga With Jane Reichhold, our beloved and so missed co-host of CDHK may she rest in peace. The … Continue reading

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Full To Bursting

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Exercise in Poetic thought #4  “(from sentences in Part 1, choose 1 word from each sentence (10 words).  Use at least 8 in a new poem.” Words: cloud, auguries, flavor, tremulous, space, embrace, song, missed, … Continue reading

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Rain With A Kick

Written for:  Wednesday Muse – Summer Rain Not always soft showers that tickle the ground, a summer rain can follow thunder’s blast, raging at the windows, playing havoc with the trees. As quickly, nature reverts to stillness, as if contemplating … Continue reading

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mid-summer rain

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1708 mid-summer rain, (classical kigo) “Midsummer rain (samidare). The Japanese says ‘Fifth Month rain’, based on the lunar calendar. Rather than translate ‘Fifth Month’ as May, since the Gregorian month is really June, we use the … Continue reading

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Listen To The Rain Grow

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #412 Words:  rain, grow, listen, seven, humility, change, plate, still, stories, string, where, sits I have heard stories that if you sit perfectly still, count to seven, and listen, you can hear rain growing, changing … Continue reading

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laundry on line

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1683 Troiku month (12) White Valley Clouds after the rain breathing deeply white valley clouds © Jane Reichhold (Taken from: “A Dictionary of Haiku”) Here is my attempt: after the rain slim soaked clothing on lines … Continue reading

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Swept Away

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #89 – Extreme Haibun . . . Rain An extreme haibun is, as you maybe remember, a haibun is prose and poetry together, a kind of symbiosis so to say. I will give you … Continue reading

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