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Echo of Broken Words

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #304 Words:  whistle, prints, echo, thread, ring, apart, wheel, broken, gnaws, fall, touch Echo of your broken words rings in hollow tones, whistle-threads that tangle, and gnaw at my insides. Like a damaged wheel … Continue reading

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Matto

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1159 Matto, birthplace of Chiyo-Ni Today we are visiting the birthplace of the most famous female haiku poet ever, Chiyo-Ni (1703-1775). ‘Chiyo-Ni is most known for her haiku about Morning Glory for example this one, her … Continue reading

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autumn willow

Written for:  Carpe Diem Imagination With Paul Militaru #5, Autumn Willow alongside the path fresh water flows, and in the willow’s shade just for a little while would I take my ease.. © Saigyo (1118-1190) one patch of a rice field … Continue reading

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Maples

Written for:  Carpe Diem Special (3rd guest) Herman van Rompuy’s 3rd Write a poem in the same sense, tone, and spirit as: birds in concert one sings above all others I don’t know its name © Herman van Rompuy (taken from: … Continue reading

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“river song”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Universal Jane #3, Riversong riversong wind blown from autumn trees a stream of gold                                   © Jane Reichhold puddles bubble in center … Continue reading

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A Brief Flash

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle#270 Words:  mimic, line, fade, state, limit, park, spin, insulate, kick, flash, rim, flip Sun flashes, lighting up trees in parks, a spinning wheel of autumn’s threads ’til it fades in shadow, and outlines a … Continue reading

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In order of words

Written for:  Carpe Diem Full Circle #1-2016 I will give you twelve (12) words (for every ”hour”) one word. The goal is to write haiku using the words as given in the clockwise way. Here are the twelve words you … Continue reading

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“the night has fallen”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Special (3rd guest) – Herman Van Rompuy’s “The night has fallen.” the night has fallen the bare branches can be seen even more lonely © Herman van Rompuy on a bare branch a crow has stopped autumn … Continue reading

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Red Hats

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads: A Splash of Rust & Gold ~ Micro Poetry Here is a quote from a poem by John Pepper Clark of Nigeria: Ibadan (A city in South-Western Nigeria) Today is the day we put … Continue reading

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October

Written for:  Poets United: Poetry Pantry #322  (posted by Mary) Happy Autumn (or Spring!) I am wondering, for the sake of discussion, if there is a season that YOU personally write the most poetry.   Fall parts its curtain revealing stages … Continue reading

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