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Lady of Death

Written for:  Poets and Storytellers United Weekly Scribblings #2: Myth-placed  (posted by Rommy) “Today I’d like you to craft your pieces around the idea of a mythological time or place. This challenge is open to both poetry and prose pieces … Continue reading

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Lace on Wood

Written for:  Poetic Asides #507 – “Write a winter poem.” Lace patterns on wood slats. Squall of snow. Barely enough to cover a surface. Warning of Winter’s arrival, a wink. A day begun in sun changes to smears of gray. … Continue reading

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Little Jingle Bells

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 April PAD Challenge – Day 18 “Take the phrase “Little (blank), replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then write your poem.” Written for:  … Continue reading

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Nothing But A Reed

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – April Poems – Day 10  (posted by Amol) “For the tenth challenge of this month at With Real Toads, I would like you to pick up any book which is lying closest … Continue reading

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“leafless tree”

Written for:  Carpe Diem’s Leafless Tree #3 Morikawa Kyoroku, one of Basho’s disciples This time I have chosen for one of Basho’s ten most important disciples, Morikawa Kyoroku (1656-1715). Here are a few haiku written by Kyoroku: ah! morning glories … Continue reading

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To Those Who Should Care

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2017 Chapbook Challenge – Day 16 Write a poem to the world.  Maybe all of your poems are already directed at the world, but for me, this is a first person poem directed at a group … Continue reading

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