Tag Archives: Friends

Kite

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Rising Above “I read in an article that circumstances, according to scientists are only 10% contributors to happiness and the rest is done by ‘our genes, our behavior and our intentional activities’. This may be … Continue reading

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Remembering The Fragrance

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Memories   (posted by Sumana Roy) “There is no pain so great as the memory of joy in present grief.”— Aeschylus Memory is our active storage tank, always storing and retrieving (for the lucky ones, … Continue reading

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Fierce Heat and Friendship

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub  – Haibun Monday  (posted by hayesspencer) Summer is slowly winding down and this morning, there was a tad bit of cool in the air – which has long since dissipated! My prompt for you all … Continue reading

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West To East

Written for:  Poetic Asides #391 – Write a reconnect poem. Moving back, west coast to east. Family, long-time friends– all of us are older now, and need each other.

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Scent Reminders

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads  (posted by Susie Clevenger) “Bits of Imagination”~Perfume ‘I am sure even reading the word perfume will take your thoughts to a favorite scent, be it from a bottle or the scented air of … Continue reading

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This Pad is Reserved

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – The Tuesday Platform C’mon in, the Platform is yours today! Please share a poem with us. Long or short, old or new, it’s up to you. Toads gather on lily pads to … Continue reading

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The Ladies

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #282 Words:  water, shrill, stitch, draw, become, wake, single, blue, ribbon, circle, peak, sense See how that aqua blue ribbon becomes her, Mildred? Even at her peak, she never looked so radiant. That singular … Continue reading

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To My Virtual Friends

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2016 Chapbook Challenge – Day 14 Write a dedication poem.  Pick someone or something as a subject and dedicate your poem to him, her, it, etc. You may consider titling your poem “For Big Foot” … Continue reading

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Here And Now

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Appreciation (posted by Sumana Roy) “Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.”—Voltaire There is a lesson we all need to learn–treasure family and friends while … Continue reading

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Success

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1024 success “Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.” ~ Swami Sivananda An example by Issa, one of the four greatest haiku poets ever: giddy grasshopper take … Continue reading

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