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Oh Chute!

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Day 16 Write a poem that incorporates the idea of a child’s game.  (posted by Rommy) Oh chute, broken ladder, and I was going to prune that tree, you know, the one … Continue reading

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Land in Twilight

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Photo Challenge:  Camera FLASH! (posted by Kerry) Crepuscule Heinrich Kuhn (1897) Where land lies over water in descending twilight a lone tree shelters a wild pony. http://withrealtoads.blogspot.com/

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Leaves of Passage

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – The Ghazal  (posted by Paul) for Meeting The Bar:  Critique and Craft The ghazal is a traditional Arabian verse form with the first two lines ending in the same refrain, which is then repeated … Continue reading

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Little Town

Written for:  Poetic Asides #423 –  “Little (blank)” A little town in the country was so tiny it had only one tree. A nor’easter blew in to the town’s chagrin, but their tree survived and grew berries.

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Wound

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1343 – The Story of the Greek King and the Physician Douban  (from Scheherezade’s stories in 1,000 Arabian Nights) dark earth bursts open a sea of colors rise to the sun first spring day © Chèvrefeuille (our host) … Continue reading

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presents

Written for:  Carpe Diem Seven Days Before Christmas 2017 #6 – Christmas presents small Christmas tree a gift of beauty, perfumes home will replant http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.nl/

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New York Redone

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2017 Chapbook Challenge – Day 25 Write a remix poem.  For the chapbook challenge, try remixing one of your poems from earlier in the month. I have remixed Day 13 in which we had to … Continue reading

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Curls of Bark

Written for:  Poems of Garden Gnomes Our return to the garden wouldn’t be complete without some form exploration. And since we’re writing a “little bit” of poetry, I thought we’d work a short form to start. The chosen form is … Continue reading

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Written for:  Carpe Diem #1183 first day of spring (haruno saisho no hi) Write about spring in a classical haiku. on the scales Kyoto and Edo balanced in this spring of a thousand years a spring night: and with the … Continue reading

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Visit Me

Written for:  dVerse Poetics:  From Nature’s Point of View  (posted by Mish) Write a poem from the perspective of one of nature’s gifts…a tree, a wildflower, a leaf in the wind or even through the eyes of a wise old … Continue reading

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