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Cold Indifference

Written for:  Poems of Garden Gnomes – “Here Comes the Cold” “Embrace something cold and tell us about it in your poem.” She emanates cold. Chill winds drift from her body, freezing all people and animals in wide circumference around … Continue reading

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Writing Technique: Novel Treatment

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tanka Splendor #22 Teika’s 8th Tanka Writing Technique – Novel Treatment (prompt: blues) Novel treatment – Using an unusual or original poetic conception Among the 26 examples is the poem by Fujiwara Motozane (ca 950) from … Continue reading

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Extremities

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – An Etheree Extremities Hands and feet always cold, at least my heart is warm in winter. Circulation, you say, and you are probably right despite fact that I deny it. My advancing age most likely plays … Continue reading

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Trophy King

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Conquest As we leave August behind, we leave a month named in honor of the Roman Emperor Augustus because it was the time of year in which he conquered Egypt, et al.  Write a new … Continue reading

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Night’s Chill

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1033 the cold night “These flowers, which were splendid and sprightly, waking in the dawn of the morning, in the evening will be a pitiful frivolity, sleeping in the cold night’s arms.” ~Pedro Calderon de la … Continue reading

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Phases Of The Heart

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub, “Part Three-Laurie Kolp and a Summer Continuance (posted by Walt) “I am cold, even though the heat of early summer is adequate. I am cold because I cannot find my heart.” ~Sebastian Barry from his … Continue reading

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