Tag Archives: Summer

Taste of Summer

Written for:  Poetic Asides #485 “Write a summer poem.” My skin sweats salt in summertime. Ocean cools leaving salt scent there. A season to sip chilled white wine. My skin sweats salt in summertime. I feel sensuous and sublime. With … Continue reading

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Enticements

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #252 – “Coming and Going” “If this prompt makes you unsure whether you’re coming or going, write one of each. Write a “coming” poem. Write a “going” poem. Or give a voice to your … Continue reading

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Summer Softens

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Exercise in Poetic Thought #3 “The third step in our poem building exercise is upon us. Today, we put some parts together. Choose one of your titles written in exercise #2. Now, starting with that … Continue reading

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A Dream of Summer Rain

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #405 Words:  cheer, sweet, teeming, swirl, free, kneel, beam, stick, drive, dream, sign, chill Filled with cheer, I dream of a sweet teeming summer shower. I am swirling free in a beam of sun … 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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the air sleeps

Written for:  The Twiglets #122 – “the air sleeps” The air sleeps, but does it dream? She sleepwalks on many a cold night, and does not feel the frigid air. On a still summer evening in a tranquil setting you … Continue reading

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Beach Love

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm Poet:  Villonette “A Villonnet is a hybrid of the Villanelle and the Sonnet. It has the Iambic Pentameter of both, but holds the four-stanza/line structure of the sonnet, while utilizing the two-line rhyme nature … Continue reading

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For Jane’s Spirit

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #68 – Tan renga with Jane – “her gentle spirit”  Today I have chosen another nice modern kigo extracted from Jane Reichhold’s “A Dictionary of Haiku”, a complete saijiki in which Jane gathered modern … Continue reading

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Life On The Porch

Written for:  Poetic Asides #462 – “For today’s prompt, write a set poem. Collectors often try to complete the set, though some break up the set. Some people set the record straight. Some things need to set (like glue or … Continue reading

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After Summer Love

Written for:  Poetics Aside 2018 November PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 1 Write a glorious poem. Too fresh in his mind are those glorious days of summer strolls when they walked on the moon it seemed, floating off ground in … Continue reading

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