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Flame

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1232 abstract autumn (unknown artist) yellow, red, orange and deep purple dance © Chèvrefeuille (our host) Here is my attempt: flames edged in blue yellow and orange sunbursts first act of Fall’s play http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.nl/

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Where Do Dreams Come From?

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #285 Words:  carved, brown, body, dreamed, doors, papers, fingernails, bled, fire, stone, soldiers, prayers I dreamed my fingers bled, broken by trying to hammer nails into stone. I dreamed of brown doors– thickly carved … Continue reading

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Alder

Written for:  Carpe Diem #991, Alder Primarily a wetlands and swamp tree, the alder’s root system is often submerged in watery areas. As such, the Celts observed their roots serving as intricate shelter systems to fish, specifically trout and salmon. Further, … Continue reading

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Out Of The Fire

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub, Quadrille #12 (Posted by Bjorn) (44 words) The word rose, a wonderful flower, but also a color, a name, a verb (both making something rosy, the past tense of rise). One of the most used … Continue reading

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Cabin 9

Written for:  dVerse Poetics – Room With or Without a View I think it will be kind of fun to reflect on ‘rooms’ or ‘a room’ in poetry. Have you ever entered a room and found that someone you didn’t … Continue reading

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Out of Flame

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Fire Fire can both be a foe or a friend depending on the choice of looking at it. It warms us in our time of need, dispels darkness but also burns, consumes and devastates. A … Continue reading

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A Sijo*

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tokubetsudescu #57, Sijo, the ancent *Sijo share a common history with haiku and other Japanese forms. Sijo is a modern term for a Korean style of lyrical poetry, originally called tanga (literally, “short song”). The sijo strongly … Continue reading

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Gathered Clouds

Written for:  Carpe Diem Special #162, Lolly’s 4th haiku-“one-line haiku” Some examples: dark space the red shift of my mind © Jim Kacian wind though the gaps in the cabin walls … an eagle’s cry © Laura Williams (a.k.a. Lolly) fly like … Continue reading

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Faces of Fire

Written for Margo Roby’s Poem Tryouts, “Burn, Burn, Burn” While I never played with matches, fire fascinates me. Despite being one of the more terrifying elements, I can sit and watch a fire for hours. Think about fire, for a … Continue reading

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So Long

Written for:  Red Wolf Poems, We Wordle #30 words:  letter, perforate, demands, tolerate, shallow, exasperate, fireplace, wine, elaborate, slack, incinerate, candle You exasperate me, can’t tolerate your demands, or your elaborate plans to fix things–setting out wine glasses, lighting the … Continue reading

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