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Yom Kippur

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Holiness/Holy Day Your Challenge:  Write a new poem about a specific Holy Day or about the concept of Holiness. Serious and silent, Dad appeared mystical on Yom Kippur. From sundown to sundown, he fasted, and … Continue reading

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Unpredictable

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1184 – Spring Equinox In ancient Egypt Achnaton, a pharoh, promoted the One-God Religion of the Sun and in that religion the returning of the light was also an important issue. “fair weather by Spring’s Equinox” … Continue reading

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Adeline’s Kitchen

Written for:  Quickly – Simply Make of ’em what you will Extra chair, here. Four people will share a meal at this table in Adeline’s. Centerpieces are hardly that; artificial flowers stand like soldiers in rinsed out soda bottles. Code of … Continue reading

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Written for Quickly #18 – Whole Cloth Begin with a lie. At some point mention a specific date. Include one small animal and one large one (names will suffice). Before you finish, correct the lie in such a way that … Continue reading

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Groundhog Day

Written for:  The Twiglets – #7 – a holiday morning On this day, awaken to frost on window- sill.  Still you are hopeful that Spring may arise early this year. Fear of additional snow and black ice could melt. All depends on … Continue reading

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Holiday Surprise

Written for:  The Daily Post Unseen Left home in a hurry, worried about arriving late. Thanksgiving Day– we had the pies. Hours passed, and we said our goodbyes, stuffed and sated. Opened front door, called to our cat, Jake. Nothing. … Continue reading

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Last Night

Slim blue candles burn in silver holders of menorah. On this last night of Hanukkah, no holder remains empty. Eight days of prayers always said by my father, head bent over candles’ light. When I was a child, Grandpa was … Continue reading

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Holidays Through The Years

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2-In-Form:  Pantun The basic pantun consists of a quatrain (4-line verse). Commonly, each line contains between 8 and 12 syllables, and employs an abab rhyme scheme. A pantun traditionally follows a fixed rhythm. Per Wikipedia, “The first … Continue reading

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Chestnuts

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tanka Splendor #6, Chestnuts Chestnuts are very common all over the globe and chestnuts have a kind of deeper meaning that fits the idea of tanka being a love poem, because the chestnut’s meaning is fertility … Continue reading

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A Few Bad Eggs

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #266 Words:  champion, basket, dye, us, spring, straw, writhe, fire, smite, try, guise, deplorable For us, Spring was a champion. No one could dampen fun of dying eggs. We tried to dunk them in … Continue reading

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