Monthly Archives: July 2017

Snapshots Out of Order

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #310 Words:  surrender, follow, heat, scan, trip, archaic, bend, stitch, scent, sail, shine, sliver Slivers of shimmering heat shine and bend like archaic fun-house mirrors. Scan horizon where sails gleam, surrendering to flow of … Continue reading

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Evolution

Written for Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads:  A Glance at Narrative Think of some story in writing your poem.  It could be the story of a moment or of a lifetime, and it need not be fully detailed.   (imagined … Continue reading

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Mind Painting

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Sanctuary In the din and bustle of daily life all need a little sanctuary to rest, heal and revive; a space to de-clutter stressful thoughts; a moment to usher in a glimmer of hope; a … Continue reading

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Mount Hood Before Me

Written for dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  Flexing your verbs  (posted by Kim) It has become quite a thing to turn nouns and adjectives into verbs – we’ve all done it here at dVerse. But how about using verbs in … Continue reading

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Pipe Cleaners

Written for:  Poetic Asides #403 – Write a poem about a useful item, though seemingly innocuous. On occasion, Dad smoke a pipe. I discovered that the white, ropey stick could be coerced into stick figures or strange animal shapes. Later … Continue reading

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Dog Conference

Written for:  The Twiglets #34, “not at all human” The dogs agreed.  Better off not being a human. https://thetwiglets.wordpress.com/  

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Respect

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday:  Free For All  (posted by hayesspencer) Today is Free For All – meaning, you can choose your subject for the haibun. However there are still some rules: The haibun must be one … Continue reading

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‘spot’

Written for:  Haiku Horizons – “Spot” red with black spots alights for brief moment ladybug on my arm https://haikuhorizons.wordpress.com/

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The Open Sea

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #309 Words:  carry, sea, mean, shake, born, post, pick, trigger, string, beam, nothing, poor They carried his ashes out to sea, that sailor born with nothing but dreams. A Navy man, retired, drawn to … Continue reading

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Patience

Written for:  Carpe Diem Writing and Enjoying Haiku #3 classical haiku In the last episode of “Writing and Enjoying Haiku” you had to create haiku without rules, this time, I love to challenge you to create haiku following the rules, … Continue reading

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