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water, water

Written for:  The Twiglets #54 – “water, water” water, water, Quick! I’m melting tranquil waters where trees grow in reflection land cracks where water fears to tread water, water, croaked the dying plant https://thetwiglets.wordpress.com/

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White on Blue

Written for:  Poets United – Poetry Pantry #382 (posted by Mary) White on blue, trees freeze in place, limbs list in weighted snow. Fog enshrouds bridge and sky, creating bridge to appear as a ghostly floating oasis able to disappear in mid-air. … Continue reading

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Save Them

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Fukuroo Who? Who? Who? – Haibun Monday-White Owl (posted by Victoria) With a white whoosh of feathers, the snowy owl descends, hovering over unsuspecting voles and ground squirrels. Watching from its perch, the yellow … Continue reading

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After

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Fussy Little Forms:  Rondelet “Today I offer to you the very definition of a Fussy Little Form, the RONDELET. The rondelet is a short French poetry form featuring a strict rhyme and … Continue reading

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Twisted Bark

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1252 New Forest by Jackie Ley faint purple new forest celebrated © Chèvrefeuille (our host) Here is my attempt: from twisted bark pink shoots of life http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.nl/

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Forest Renewal

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Nature:  Her Words Captivate the form Nature reveals to you: animate, inanimate. “Just living is not enough….one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower.” — Hans Christian Andersen Traveling in Oregon, a sadness overcame … Continue reading

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Matsuyama City

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1161, Matsuyama City, birthplace of Shiki A wonderful “natural” bridge. This wooden bridge is all covered with green leaved bushes and makes it one with nature like a chameleon. Shiki was a master in using the … Continue reading

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Matto

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1159 Matto, birthplace of Chiyo-Ni Today we are visiting the birthplace of the most famous female haiku poet ever, Chiyo-Ni (1703-1775). ‘Chiyo-Ni is most known for her haiku about Morning Glory for example this one, her … Continue reading

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Sakura (Cherry Tree)

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1157, Sakura, the National Pride of Japan “Today, as spring approaches, the entire nation turns a shade of pink. Months before they arrive, retailers switch into sakura mode – cue supermarkets filled with plastic cherry blossom … Continue reading

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December

Written for:  Poetic Asides #376 – Write a winter poem. Unadorned, branches of trees are brittle, skeletons of their summer selves. A world of sky peeks through lit by pale wintry sun. Hummingbirds circle their frozen feeder, clearly annoyed. I … Continue reading

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