Tag Archives: Winter

Dark Winter’s End

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics: Opening Sentences of Famous Novels (posted by Lynda Lee Lyberg) “Below are the sentences, with the Author and book title. Please reference which sentence you chose, either as an epigraph or author’s note.” … Continue reading

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Rescue Me!

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday (posted by Frank J. Tassone) “A Nor’easter struck the Northeastern United States this weekend. In my corner of New York’s backyard, I lucked out with a down fall of 5 to 7 … Continue reading

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“you’re mad”

Written for: The Twiglets #263 – you’re mad You’re mad, said Alice to the Hatter who answered, we all are, so what does it matter? You say you’re mad about me but it’s too late. ice storms abound fires rage … Continue reading

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“bleak as gravel”

Written for: The Twiglets #223 – “bleak as gravel” Her outlook on life was bleak as the color of gravel. Winter’s blustery bleakness blows through trees, displacing gravel. gray-speckled gravel she sifts it through her fingers bits of her life … Continue reading

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Provisions of Mother Nature

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2020 PAD Challenge – Day 24 Write a nature poem. I bubble into eddying bays, wandered lonely as a cloud of easy wind and downy flake, spreading sugar over lakes. April comes in like an … Continue reading

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blue glass

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tan Renga Wednesday #13 Winter Chrysanthemum “Your goal is to create a Tan Renga with a given haiku by adding your two-lined stanza through association. Here is the haiku to work with:” Winter chrysanthemum, Wearing nothing … Continue reading

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“first snow”

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1797 – New Beginnings . . . First Snow “Today’s prompt is “First Snow”, it’s a classical kigo for Winter and that means you have to try to create a classical haiku or tanka following the … Continue reading

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Winter Play (solo renga)

Written for:  Poetic Asides – Renga Poems At its most basic, the renga is a tanka written by two or more poets. This Japanese form preceded (and inspired) haiku, and its common for poets to link several renga into a … 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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In The Front Window

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #272 – Stopping to Window Shop “We’ve all found ourselves caught up in the practice of window shopping at least once in our lives. It is more apparent at this time of year, with … Continue reading

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