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“o solo mio”

Written for: The Twiglets #204 – o solo mio “o solo mio,” I said in best Italian accent. No answer. Ask Stevie Wonder for deeper understanding. o solo mio echoes from a gondola a kiss in Venice A gondolier sang … Continue reading

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“hanging on an echo”

Written for: The Twiglets #199 – “hanging on an echo” On hot summer nights corner a cappella groups kept me hanging on an echo. Was that a scream he heard, reverberating through the woods? He cupped his hands trying to … Continue reading

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Moon Music

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday – 09.28.20 to the Moon! (posted by Frank Tassone) “Let’s celebrate the Moon! Additionally, the Moon is a traditional Autumn kigo, those seasonal words so important to haiku. There are kigo for … Continue reading

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Off Trail

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #461 Words:  smoke, yearning, current, birdsong, trail, camp, chop, vapor, monarch, mountain, twist, chill Off trail.  We set up camp, yearning for crackling sounds of a fire burning. Chill in the air, as we look … Continue reading

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Notes of a Nightingale

Written for:  Blogging From A to Z – “N” A warm brown hue, ringed dark eyes, the nightingale will seeing to you in loud, whistling crescendo. Single males tend to sing during night, in hopes of attracting a mate. Nightingales … Continue reading

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Tercets

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  Three from the Welsh speaking sea based on a poem of Raymond Garlick –  (posted by Laura) “For today’s prompt the challenge is to choose AT LEAST THREE RHYME SETS which I’ve taken … Continue reading

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Rainy Day Thoughts

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #447 Words:  ping, meet, trend, phrase, flake, sigh, turn, fall, twist, press, break, wheel Ping, ping, ping. First drops of rain meet the window. Happy it is not snowflakes falling.  She sighs, presses her … Continue reading

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Ripping Years Away

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #446 Words:  sing, lift, rip, old, smooth, blessings, floor, view, enough, panic, virus, twenty Sing and dance with me on this old wood floor the way you did when we were twenty. Lift me … Continue reading

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My Perching Friend

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – For Your Consideration – Point of View THERE’S A BIRD PERCHED ON A BRANCH HIGH IN A TREE. WRITE FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF THE BRANCH. This sharp-clawed beauty perches precariously on the end of me. … Continue reading

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Meadow Life

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Inform Poet – Lannet The “Lannet” is a form of sonnet, consisting of 14 lines. There is a strict syllable count of 10 per line. It has NO END-LINE RHYMING SCHEME. Only internal rhyme is … Continue reading

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