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Double-Dog Dares

Written for:  Poetics Aside #472 – Write a double poem. “As a former baseball player, I think of hitting doubles. But there are so many other possibilities with doubles, including double entendre, double jeopardy, double trouble, stunt double, and double … Continue reading

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For Jane’s Spirit

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #68 – Tan renga with Jane – “her gentle spirit”  Today I have chosen another nice modern kigo extracted from Jane Reichhold’s “A Dictionary of Haiku”, a complete saijiki in which Jane gathered modern … Continue reading

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Wayward Weather

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #386 Words:  glazed, wail, will, box, name, wheel, rain, snap, frame, white, depends, bait White sails snap at frame of boat. They are out too far. Weather quickly changes its mind, as it will. … Continue reading

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Water In Twilight

Written for:  The Sunday Muse #34 Twilight burns the water red gold. Through bare branches, a touch of peony pink winks– soon to be gone. Buildings, homes, and trees turned upside down like Alice’s world. Only in this ethereal light … Continue reading

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renga with six

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #57 Renga With … six haiku poets “For this weekend meditation I have chosen to challenge you to create a Renga With … not with one other haiku poet, but with six different haiku … Continue reading

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Self-Blame

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Wordy Thursday with Wild Woman~Earth Grief “The topic of climate change is on our minds and on the news these days as never before. Floods, hurricanes, wildfires, a heating planet, melting poles: … Continue reading

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“a soothing breeze”

Written for:  Carpe Diem’s Tan Renga Challenge September 2018 Chained Together III (3) a soothing breeze a soothing breeze cicadas sing their song sound of water                                … Continue reading

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creek soaking

Written for:  The Twiglets #89 – “soaking in a creek” dirty socks soaking in a creek take a peek Using the creek as their own private tub, sparrows soak. A young man who was well spoken was appalled to hear … Continue reading

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against the sky

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #44 Troiku Challenge:  Against The Sky Last weekend I challenged you with a Troiku Challenge and I thought this weekend we will do that again, so I have another nice challenge for you to create a … Continue reading

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away

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1488 – The Soul of Portugal “Although the origins are difficult to trace, today fado (destiny, fate) is commonly regarded as simply a form of song which can be about anything, but must follow a certain traditional … Continue reading

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