Monthly Archives: September 2015

A Place for Me

Written for:  Margo Roby’s Poem Tryouts:  “This is Where I Want to Be” –  image prompt Today’s choice is a recent find and evoked more comment than almost anything I have posted. I remarked that I would like to be … Continue reading

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Sculpted

Written for:  Carpe Diem #828 Sculptor Sculptor is a faint constellation south of Cetus and Aquarius, invented by the French astronomer Nicolas Louis de Lacaille during his mapping of the southern skies in 1751–52.  We go through our lives as … Continue reading

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“an autumn evening”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Modern Times Haiku #5 Write a poem in the same tone, sense, and spirit as: moon reflects in the pond this autumn evening – deep silence rustling of leaves © Chèvrefeuille (our host) On a chilly night … Continue reading

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Complementary Colors

Written for:  Phoenix Rising, “Tea Time/Tag Lines I picked, “Gourmets first taste their meals with their eyes.” Pleasing feast– golden fried cubes of polenta, dark red meat sauce paired with verdant broccoli rabe. Let’s have a toast! https://phoenixrisingpg.wordpress.com/

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Lives in Black and White

Written for:  The Mag #287 Glass-filled city life behind her. She works, orders another latte, unaware of humanity’s crush, and blaring horns of traffic. The homeless man sits on the ground staring, patiently waiting for the girl to come outside–drop … Continue reading

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Coming to a Platform Near You

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #218 words:  spin, bust, sigh, kick, music, mess, level, exists, dressed, visit, system, trump Expensively dressed, he messes with their heads on a whole new level. Puts a fresh spin on the game of … Continue reading

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Circle Dances

Written for: Imaginary Gardens with Real Toads, “21st Play it Again, Toads! I have selected Sunday Feature Artist ~ Kelly Letky from August 30th, with her following photograph: With forefront as your present, look at background as silhouette of your … Continue reading

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Longwood Gardens Puts on a Show

Written for:  Poetic Asides #324 – Write a spectacular poem Fourth of July Longwood Gardens, Pennsylvania. Clear skies, superfluity of stars. Classical music moves the air, and to the rhythm, sparkling fountains rise in blue, green, red. Sense of being … Continue reading

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Japanese Death Poems

Written for:  dVerse Poets Have you ever contemplated what your last words might be immediately before your death? Will you speak of ‘things’ that you never possessed? Will you utter regret for some behavior or of coming up short in … Continue reading

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“Caw, Caw, Caw”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tokubetsudesu #62, Troiku Troiku is a haiku form which I have invented and I will give a brief description of this way of writing haiku. Troiku is a compound word which I distilled from the Russian sleigh … Continue reading

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