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“moon rises”

Written for: The Twiglets #224 – moon rises When a pink moon rises, earth is a rose. Stars shimmer silver at moon’s rise. he lies on his back in the glow of full moon light counting the stars There once … Continue reading

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Time for Bed

Written for: April 2021 PAD Challenge – Day 3 “Write a communication poem.” Is it that you do not hear me? Or have you deemed the subject as unimportant? I observe you through back door; you see me. Those raised … Continue reading

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Horizon (Meeting Walt’s challenge)

Written for Walt’s challenge to me: “Write a Horizon poem.” A cowboy with a vast horizon was content to study the sky. A city girl, she had eyes on a cowboy with a vast horizon. Could she learn to cook … Continue reading

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Peace At Night

Written for:  Poets & Storytellers United Weekly Scribblings #10:  Early Bird or Night Owl?  (posted by Rommy) “Shape you work around the idea of either or both.” Morning travel makes me ill, not something I can cure by pill. Appointments … Continue reading

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Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #117 the cold night “This weekend I will give you a nice “fusion-ku” challenge, or “crossroads”. That nice special feature in which I ask you to create a “fusion-ku” from two given haiku. Your … Continue reading

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Two Lunes

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 November PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 3 “Write a poem of threes:  the number 3, 3 of something, tercets, 3 syllables per line, or a 3-line poem.” night descends early sky’s mouth yawns silver stars … Continue reading

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Renga with Basho

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #102 – Renga with Basho . . . ancient times “This weekend I have chosen to challenge you (again) to create a Renga With Basho. I will give you a series of haiku by … Continue reading

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A Cold Night Of Stars

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~ Looking at Stars  (posted by Sumana) “Are you a star gazer? If not better be one and gift us a few lines about your experience.” “We are all in the gutter, but some of … Continue reading

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Catching Silver

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – For Your Consideration:  Myths, Legends, or Fairy Tales “Create a myth, legend, or fairy tale about falling stars.” The little boy saw them every night–falling stars– silver disappearing into the earth. He could never catch … Continue reading

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Soundless in Sadness

Written for:  Sunday Whirl, Wordle #408 Words:  cut, stars, water, dogwood, quiver, granite, earth, pill, rough, bell, dearth, garland This poem is a bell that no longer rings. Dogwoods shiver-quiver as they are roughly ripped from the earth where a … Continue reading

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