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Chinese Fan

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2017 Challenge – Day 21 For today’s prompt, pick an object (any object), make it the title of your poem, and then, write your poem. Possible titles could include: “Toothbrush,” “Rake,” “Pilot G2 Premium Gel … Continue reading

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Left Behind Sisters

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – “The Villain Speaks” For today’s prompt I want you to give a voice to a villain (fictional only please). What makes them so villainous? Do they feel justified in their villainy? Or … Continue reading

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Kashiwabara

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1158, Kashiwabara – birthplace of Kobayashi Issa Kobayashi Issa (1763 – 1828) was a Japanese poet and lay Buddhist priest of the Jōdo Shinshū sect known for his haiku poems and journals. He is better known … Continue reading

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Pine Islands

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1150, Matsushima (pine islands) Matsushima is a bay in Miyagi prefecture – 25 km from the prefectural capital, Sendai – that is famous for its view of over 260 tiny pine-clad islands – “matsu-shima” meaning “pine … Continue reading

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Beauty

Written for:  Elizabeth’s Creativity Challenge – Day 30 Word for today:  Beauty Study paintings. Watch pets. pat skin with lavender watch child’s face when learning to read Stop, look https://1sojournal.wordpress.com/

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Stop For Beauty

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2016 Chapbook Challenge For today’s prompt, write a description poem. Pick someone or something to describe. Get in depth, or just brush along the surface. Coral colored, they bloomed. Our roses bush soared high and … Continue reading

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Flame

Written for:  dVerse Poets – Quadrille #19 – Exactly 44 words  (posted by whimsygizmo) For today’s Quadrille challenge, I want you to include the word spark. Use it as a noun, or a verb. Make sparks fly, or spark an … Continue reading

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Three Cities

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads:  Travel: Get Listed for August This month, the twist on the list is this: pick *at least* 3 cities / locations that you have visited, want to visit, or wish you never had. … Continue reading

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Holly

Written for:  Carpe Diem #995, Holly The ancient Celts would bring holly into their homes for their bright, cheerful disposition. They were also considered a symbol of good luck. Just as the oak attracts lightning, holly repels lightning. It was … Continue reading

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Seashell

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads:  Sunday Mini-Challenge: Shallows, Deeply For your challenge today, let’s show there still be dragons below and within and around us. Find something deep in a shallow world. And to make this somewhat true … Continue reading

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