Tag Archives: sadness

Children’s Treasures

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Prosery:  Memories with the trees  (posted by Merrill) “Prosery is our latest addition to the dVerse universe. This will be our fourth prosery prompt. If you’re not yet acquainted with the dVerse term, let … Continue reading

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Witness, Survivor

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Remembering September 11, 2001 “Post a remembrance poem for 9-11. Whether it’s an old poem you had written then, or a new tribute written for this prompt, post it or as many as you’d wish. … Continue reading

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A Quatrain

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – “Quatrain” (posted by Frank) “The poetry form for the next two weeks will be the quatrain, a poem with one or more four lined stanzas variously patterned with rhyme and meter. Welcome to the pub.” … Continue reading

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old friend

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1669 Tan Renga Challenge Month May 2019 (16) white crane “Today I have a beautiful haiku by a classical master, Kikaku, an apprentice and very close friend of Basho. They loved each other dearly. Here is … Continue reading

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A September Morning

Written for:  Wednesday Muse #9  (posted by Toni) “I am making this short and sweet: write about an anniversary or several in one poem. Let’s try our best to make this true poetry instead of prose broken into lines. Fireblossom … Continue reading

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Sadness

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 April PAD Challenge – Day 9 (Two-for-Tuesday) Write a love poem and/or anti-love poem Love You are gone, still unreal to me. I look at your photos– wide smile greets me in each one. Wish … Continue reading

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What Drives Me To Pick Up A Pen

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #230, “Motivation” – What gets you (keeps you)  on track?  Write a poem about what motivates you to write. If I hear a funny conversation, see an unusual sight, I write. If I think of … Continue reading

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Survey Says

Written for:  Poetic Asides, Prompt #464 For today’s prompt, write a survey poem. Answering survey questions may sound like a boring poem, but I’m sure someone can come up with a fun version of that poem. But there’s more a … Continue reading

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2018

Written for:  Poetic Asides #463 – Write a ten poem.  “The poem could have ten lines, ten syllables, and/or have ten syllables per line. Maybe it’s about the number ten. Or name ten things that you love, hate, or collect. … Continue reading

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Creeping Sadness

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – “Mono no Aware”  (posted by Toni) All of us are seeing the year slowly die. This brings me to a Japanese phrase – mono no aware (moh noh noh ah wah ray) … Continue reading

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