Tag Archives: Sounds

Sounds of Morning

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #158 “Morning Has Broken” (posted by Linda Lee Lyberg) Two gray doves coo on deck railing. White-tailed pigeon struts across roof of garage. A woofing dog reminds his humans that it is time … Continue reading

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Love Poem To The Beach

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #373 – For The Love Of . . . “Write a love poem. If I could, I would love to live near a beach. Smooth sand soothes me as does the hypnotic sounds of … Continue reading

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Think of Your Employees

Written for: dVerse Poet’s Pub (posted by Laura Bloomsbury) Poetics: The Poet’s Store House “Until now, I was not aware of such a landmark but today is National Thesaurus Day and the anniversary of that great lexicographer’s birth. Apparently, Roget … Continue reading

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Close Call

Written for: Miz Quickly – Day 8 “Hokey Pokey” Alliteration, Consonance, Assonance “Write a line with a couple of ‘eesee’ sounds, in words that do not have the same consonant. Once you have done that, go about your business and … Continue reading

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Tattoo Man

Written for: Sunday Whirl, Wordle #522 Words: walk, thundering, tattoo, forest, small, covet, seven, blunder, leathery, elves, doves, umbrella Tattoo Man walks into the forest, coveting nature’s scents and sounds. Small pair of cooing doves fly past. At last he … Continue reading

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Stream Dreaming

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille Monday #132 Your poem theme: Stream posted by (whimsygizmo) First, a quote: In your dream-scheme of things a stream may appear. Listen for water’s sound as it flows over stones. A streamlet has … Continue reading

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For Ocean Lovers

Written for: Sunday Whirl, Wordle #509 Words: eat, shadow, unraveling, fish, language, feast, flame, risk, saved, stone, spray, off Spray off ocean waves emits a fishy scent as it slides over small stones on shore. Feast for the eyes. Unraveling, … Continue reading

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Not Happening

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 Prompt #334 – It Happens “What has happened? What would you like to happen?” Consistency continues day after day. In my gut, I feel like I am stuck in a rut. Oh, to be at a … Continue reading

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Birds’ World

Written for: Poets and Storytellers United Weekly Scribblings #65: Bird is the word Shape your words around a particular bird or birds in general. (posted by Rommy) To wake to sounds of bird chatter you know it must be Spring. … Continue reading

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Waterfalls

Written for: One Woman’s Quest II VJ’s Weekly challenge “What is it that exhilarates you? What is it that you chase?” Awed by waterfalls, I discovered spectacular ones while living in Oregon. That continual cascade of water soaking the rocks … Continue reading

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