Tag Archives: Friends

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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Green Awning

Written for:  Poetic Asides #355 Write a cravings poem. Saw that green awning rippling on the corner, few tables and chairs scattered underneath. Windows shimmered in high heat. I could not wait to eat at my favorite Italian restaurant. Met … Continue reading

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Transfer

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads, “The Butterfly Effect” I would like you to think about a random event in your own life, maybe something that just happened (or didn’t). If you feel unable to do that you can … Continue reading

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Hybrid Peach

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Fireblossom Friday: “A Touch Of Gray” “Every silver lining’s got a touch of gray”~The Grateful Dead This notion of a touch of gray in an otherwise good situation could be applied to … Continue reading

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