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best friends

Written for: Carpe Diem #1692 Summer Love … extreme haibun “This month we will see a lot of examples of love in Japanese poetry, but for starters I have chosen to challenge you with the creation of a so called … Continue reading

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All Thoughts Have Merit

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 April PAD – Day 15 “Write a prediction poem.  Make a prediction, write another person’s correct or incorrect prediction.” She said, careful, rain storms tonight thought she was right He said our snowstorm would be … Continue reading

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Sitting In Your Kitchen

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings In-Form:  Decuain “Our return to the Decuain (pronounced deck•won), features a short poem made up of 10 lines. There are 10 syllables per line, and the poem is written in iambic pentameter. It may be written … Continue reading

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cold iron

Written for:  The Twiglets #116 – “like cold iron” She lay down next to him; his arm felt like cold iron. Sky was a sheet of cold iron winter before the storms began. Winter, for a child, is frosty fun. … Continue reading

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Humanity On The Road

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Kerry Says~How Does The Story End? “Often, the hardest part of writing a poem, is the creation of a memorable final line. The value of a strong conclusion is evident, but sometimes … Continue reading

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Hopes

Written for:  Haiku Horizons – “pin” awaking in stillness she knows he has gone for good after she pinned hopes on him https://haikuhorizons.wordpress.com/

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underneath

Written for:  Carpe Diem 1398 – Purity  (Rumi) Purity: A certain Sufi tore his robe in grief, and the tearing brought such relief he gave the robe the name faraji, which means ripped open, or happiness, or one who brings the … Continue reading

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remains

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1316 – “Moon of My Delight” (from Omar Khyyam) dawn until down moonrise © Chèvrefeuille (experimental haiku) Here is my attempt: love fades in different phases moon remains http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.nl/  

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Unremovable Disguise

Written for:  Poetics Aside – November Chapbook Challenge 2017 – Day 2 Write a disguise poem.  (Halloween, spies, practical jokes.  Some people disguise their true selves on social media profiles–not to mention all the disguises used by plants, animals, and … Continue reading

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Henry

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Artistic Interpretations (posted by Margaret) – Write a poem for one or more of the images Welcome to Artistic Interpretations. Inspiration is found in nature, museums, and … at county fairs. These … Continue reading

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