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Bare Room

Written for:  The Twiglets #44 – “a bare room” Even a bare room has remnants of scents–a whiff of cologne in the closet, a hint of orange floor polish on empty planks of wood. Even a bare room can jar … Continue reading

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Akebia Blossom

Written for:  carpe Diem #1196 (theme week 2) Akebia Blossom (Akebi no hana) Akebia is a cold hardy climber with fragrant blooms and sweet purple fruit. It’s native to Japan where it grows wild in the forest. In late spring, … Continue reading

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Croaking

Written for:  Carpe Diem #14, Universal Jane – Basho’s “Old Pond” an old pond a frog jumps into the sound of water © Basho (Tr. Jane Reichhold) You can see the haiku has the necessary fragment, (an old pond), and … Continue reading

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Paper Pages

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Books  (posted by Sumana) These days we read both P(Print)-Book and E(Electronic)-Book. We may be traditional (being raised on ink and paper) only interested in a physical book or be prone to more complex technology. … Continue reading

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A Sense of Urgency

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #293 Words:  base, near, garden, rise, reach, shame, place, while, follow, eyes, kiss, primal Am I off base to stand so near I could reach up, and touch your face? Let your eyes melt … Continue reading

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Lemon

Written for:  The Twiglets #10 – the scent of lemon Sweet, tart lemon meringue pie. Slices in glasses of iced tea. Smooth and creamy lemon mousse like silk on the tongue. https://thetwiglets.wordpress.com/

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Candles

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1062, Candles one candle gives its light to another – spring evening © Yosa Buson (Tr. Chèvrefeuille) lighting a candle the moon slips away in a smoky cloud replacing the candle the full moon comes in … Continue reading

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Under Pine

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1041, Pines ending the year glint of candle light on pine needles sparkling branches of the crooked shore pine a hidden moon © Jane Reichhold Here is my attempt: under a pine tree he smells a … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Calls

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub: Meeting The Bar – “The Reason For Rhyme” (posted by Walt) – Critique and Craft The kinds of rhymes available to us are widely varied. They all serve a useful purpose in our daily expression … Continue reading

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Summer Sidewalks

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday #17 Write about summer heat Cement sidewalks appear a rippling oasis. Trash cans standing outside shops for pickup, smell a combination of rotten eggs and dead fish. It is not Friday, so … Continue reading

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