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dandelions

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1655 Tan Renga (2) — Beautiful Ugliness “For today’s Tan Renga Challenge I have chosen a haiku by a not so well known haiku poet and contemporary of Matsuo Basho (1644-1694), Yozakura better known here at … Continue reading

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Tree Alarm

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #400 Words:  salt, spring, tree, sight, sings, shack, limit, glass, power, park, spray, ridge Alarm tree sighted powerful storm coming, just over the ridge. Sprang into action, warning birds in the park, who flew … Continue reading

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Stream of Consciousness

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #243 – Motivation:  Tranquility Write a scene or circumstance that you would deem tranquil. And to paraphrase Mr. Trebek, make sure it is in the form of a poem! “Find peace in the reflection … Continue reading

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shivering leaf

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #72 Introducing a new feature: Poetry Archive (1) “It’s weekend again and that means time for a new weekend meditation. I have given it a thought and I decided to create a new feature … Continue reading

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last leaf

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1586 withered leaves “Withered leaves” is our modern kigo for today’s episode. It’s taken from Jane Reichhold’s “A Dictionary of Haiku” section: winter, subsection: plants. A wonderful modern kigo to work with I think so no … Continue reading

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Sid Sycamore

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #224 – “Paint Me A Picture” “We’ve all heard the phrase, “A picture paints a thousand words.” We as poets know this medium very well. And we know the artistic terms: Portrait, landscape, still … Continue reading

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Creeping Sadness

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – “Mono no Aware”  (posted by Toni) All of us are seeing the year slowly die. This brings me to a Japanese phrase – mono no aware (moh noh noh ah wah ray) … Continue reading

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Warmth

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Autumn PAD – Day 13 – CANDLE “It is said, “It is better to light one candle than to curse the darkness.” And that one candle can light the world, just as a poem about … Continue reading

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Would You Guess?

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Autumn PAD – Day 12 – COSTUMES “All Hallows Eve (Halloween) is in a few days, and we remember the costumes and outfits we’ve seen over the years. Maybe there was a costume you may … Continue reading

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Building My Tree

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Autumn PAD – Day 10 – HARVEST “And so all that we have nurtured has ripened and come to fruit. All is ready to be harvested. Your poems today are of harvest and all that … Continue reading

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