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Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm Poet:  RYŪKA The RYŪKA is an untitled poem usually consisting of four units (often treated as separate stand alone lines when romanized or translated) standardly with the following pattern of onji (sounds, syllables): 8-8-8-6, … Continue reading

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Sight of Flowers

Written for:  Poetics Aside #487 – Write a praise poem.  “Praise the sun, praise the rain, praise the loud, praise the quiet. For every complaint we have, there is an equal and compelling praise. Find something (anything) to praise and … Continue reading

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Rumination is Wasteful

Written for:  Poetic Asides #486 – “Write a waste poem” Used to think my poor choices a waste of time I would never recoup. Then realized I’d learned from each sour taste. Used to think my poor choices a waste, … Continue reading

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Man At the Highway

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Weekend Mini-Challenge “Portraiture”  (posted by Kim) “Write a new poem, or revise an old one, which paints a portrait. It can be of someone you know or have known, a relative or … Continue reading

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“one true light”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend-Meditation #1313 – (from Omar Khayyam) – One True Light And this I know: whether the one True Light, Kindle to Love, or Wrath consume me quite, One Glimpse of It within the Tavern caught Better than … Continue reading

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Need

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday:  Kindness  (posted by hayesspencer) Today the haibun is all about kindness. Plain and simple – kindness. We all could do with some kindness in this harsh world. So…Let’s have at it. “Whoever … Continue reading

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Smile, Please

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1205 Smile she smiles while planting her seeds in the stone hard soil smiling bowing and laughing compassion © Chèvrefeuille (our host) Here is my attempt: the yellow flowers purple faces grinning pansies in a pot … Continue reading

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Nature’s Constant

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads:  Weekend Challenge – The News (posted by Brendan) The amount of news we are now confronted with is immense. In 2011, information scientists deduced that Americans took in five times as much information … Continue reading

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A Warm Smile

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~The Kindness of Strangers Your Challenge:  Write a new poem that draws attention to the kindness of strangers. These Strangers in a foreign World                       … Continue reading

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This Poem

This poem plays hopscotch, jumps rope, races down blocks. No ticking clock. This poem is freedom to take your time. Sit by a stream and dream. This poem shapes clay into funny figures and animals. Be inspired to act on … Continue reading

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