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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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“nightingale”

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1686 Troiku Month (15) Nightingale “Today I have a nice haiku by Chiyo-Ni, one of the most famous classical haiku poetesses we know. She is renown by that wonderful haiku about the Morning Glory, but that’s … Continue reading

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“lightning and Toads”

Written for:  The Twiglets  #131 – “lightning and toads” Do toad keep their chins up when hearing lightning, or are they frightened, dashing away to a safe spot, suspending all song until the storm passes. Lightning brings out the toad in … Continue reading

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Paper Cranes

Written for:  The Sunday Muse #40 She, a girl sensitive to all creatures fills cage with paper cranes. In the forest, she releases them; they fly free. Although but a gesture, she hears bluebirds, finches, and red robins sing.  

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It Takes Two

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm Poet – Epithalamium  An Epithalamium is a poem usually written in honor of a bride and groom. But we’ll expand the thought in a way for this re-introduction of the Epithalamium. Write a poem … Continue reading

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Opera of Orange

Written for:  PoeticBloomings2 – Prompt #217 – “Oh How The Mighty Have Fallen” “As the saying goes, “The bigger they are, the harder they fall.” Another states, “It’s not how far you fall, it’s how high you bounce back.” Today, … Continue reading

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Cage of Guilt

Written for:  Quickly – “bird in a guilty cage” – Play It As It Lays You fill my cage with your green guilt. You deny me my freedom, denied your own. Once I sang vibrato flitting from branch to branch. … Continue reading

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lion in rainbow

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1461 – Waterfall “Our classical kigo you will find in the last line of this haiku. Today’s classical kigo is waterfall (taki) and Basho has written several haiku with this kigo. In his Oku no Hosomichi … Continue reading

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How To Learn The Alphabet

Written for:  In Case You Missed THE LIST–dVerse Meeting the Bar:   posted by Victoria C. Slotto in FormForAll This poetic device is just what it says: a catalog or list of things—an inventory of people, places, things, ideas. But … Continue reading

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Sand’s Song

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~A Grain Of Sand A single grain of sand matters in this grand scheme of our universe. Let A Grain of Sand find its way into your lines today. “It isn’t the mountain ahead that … Continue reading

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