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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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Two Tanka

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm Poet – Tanka “In Japanese, tanka is often written in one straight line, but in English and other languages, we usually divide the lines into the five syllabic units: 5-7-5-7-7. Write TWO different poems: … Continue reading

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Seasoned Evenings

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 April PAD Challenge – Day 26 For today’s prompt, write an evening poem. A poem about or during the night. Or take evening a completely different direction and think of evening the score or making … Continue reading

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Wide Eyes

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – April Poems – Day 6 Art FLASH!  (posted by Kerry) “For this month’s art collaboration, I am introducing Jason Limberg, an artist from Michigan, USA, who specializes in pen and ink drawings. … Continue reading

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The Flies

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #390 Words:  cadence, credence, apart, fly, star, shy, chart, barter, shoot, chance, mar, sly Freaky flies marred the sky, just shy of blackening heavens. A steady cadence of rubbing wings pierced earth. Ancient maps … Continue reading

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Love At Midnight

Written for:  Poetics Aside 2018 November PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 2 For today’s prompt, write a darkest hour poem. Some people may think of midnight or the witching hour. Still others may picture those moments right before the sun … Continue reading

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