Tag Archives: Winter

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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Staying Warm

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – “Fussy Little Forms” – Than Bauk (imagined by Marian) Today let’s try the Burmese form called THAN BAUK. It’s a truly little form–smaller than even haiku at 12 syllables–and far fussier because … Continue reading

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New York City

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2017 Chapbook Challenge – Day 13 Pick a city and make that the title of your poem; then write your poem. This city’s skyline shines in pretty sapphire and white lighting up night. Women and … Continue reading

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Garden Statues

Written for: Carpe Diem Utabukuro, the poem-bag #1 – reintroduction:  “a single tulip” It’s my pleasure to re-introduce to you a feature we had here at Carpe Diem Haiku Kai. This feature is based on a haiku by Basho which … Continue reading

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Still Life With Pup

Written for:  Fireblossom Friday: Looking Beyond The Obvious “I want you to try to write a slightly dishonest poem. A little bit misleading. Give us something to focus on–the apparent subject of your poem. But slip in a detail that … Continue reading

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Socks

Written for the Twiglets, Twiglet #5 – Cold Radiator Snow-soaked socks hang from a cold radiator, ice crystals remain on toes. Where will I put my mittens to dry? “A twiglet is a short phrase. Or a word. Maybe two. … Continue reading

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Written for:  Carpe Diem Special #224, Candy’s 4th-Yellow School Bus blue dragonflies dart along the edge of a pond playing summer games yellow school bus rumbling down the street small faces framed behind the square windows longing for summer days wind … Continue reading

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Frozen

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1110 Winter Breath by Adrian von Ziegler Ah! that silence the first day of a new year the wind of last year plays with bare branches nothing has changed © Chèvrefeuille (our host) Here is my … Continue reading

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Winter Night

Written for: Carpe Diem #1106, Symphony No. 11, The Winter by Joachim Raff a winter night white sky meets white ground, lights blaze heading for home http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.nl/

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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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