Tag Archives: Thoughts

Purity of Stillness

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – “Like Starry Blossoms On A New Firmament in July”  (posted by Sanaa) “Stillness. There are so many ways to describe it. Something that stretches itself to the most distant mountain-top, where footsteps … Continue reading

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Thinking of Souls

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #407 Words:  messy, magic, exist, mantra, talk, way, vulnerable, struggle, soul, stories, lean, courage If the soul exists does it speak in mantras, or not talk in a recognizable way? I wonder if a … Continue reading

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Solo

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Solitude  (posted by Sumana) Solitude is an essential human need to replenish the soul. It does clear the weary mind of the clutter and gives élan to your existence. No wonder poets and artists often … Continue reading

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Thought of My Parents (no doubt)

Written for:  Poetics Aside 2018 November PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 10 Write a teenage poem. They insist that you are their Enemy, opposing every word you utter, Except when they need money. Funny how angry voices Negotiate in softer, … Continue reading

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Between

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub:  Haibun Monday – “Transitions”  (guest host:  Merrill) “For this Haibun Monday, I want you to write about change, but specifically, I’d like you to write about a transitional time in your life. It could be … Continue reading

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Dark Thoughts

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  “Unseen Things”  (posted by Jilly) “Only about 5% of the universe is visible matter. There are many things that we cannot see but that exist nonetheless. Dark matter, radio waves, emotions, gravity, magnetism, … Continue reading

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Maybe If

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  “Finding Emotions and Concepts in Things” (posted by Sarah Russell) In keeping with William Carlos William’s line from “A Sort of a Song” where he reminds the poet about using metaphor and says … Continue reading

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Calling In The Dog

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – “The Poem as a One-Sided Conversation”.  (posted by Kerry) Today, I wish for us to celebrate the poem as a one-sided conversation, written for a silent and even disinterested audience, because poetry … Continue reading

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Dog Meet

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – The Tuesday Platform  (posted by Sanaa) “Greetings to all poets, wayfarers and friends. I have been thinking a lot about the world lately, and how hatred and indifference seem to have spread … Continue reading

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Independent Mind

Written for: Poets United Midweek Motif~Independence Many of our countries have holidays that celebrate gaining independence from foreign rule, and many of us also have rites–formal and informal–related to gaining independence.  Some of these are about our countries and ~ … Continue reading

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