Tag Archives: Inspired by another poem

Croaking

Written for:  Carpe Diem #14, Universal Jane – Basho’s “Old Pond” an old pond a frog jumps into the sound of water © Basho (Tr. Jane Reichhold) You can see the haiku has the necessary fragment, (an old pond), and … Continue reading

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Written for:  Carpe Diem #1165 roses  (from a poem by Rumi) along the road thrown away roses a lost treasure © Chèvrefeuille (our host) Here is my attempt: bruised and torn tossed out for imperfections a lonely red rose http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.nl/Continue reading

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Sonnet #1

Written for Quickly #31 – RE-Vision Go back to something you wrote during week 1. Rewrite it into the form of a sonnet. Add or remove material as needed. (How you choose to define that is up to you. Google … Continue reading

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Dare to Condense

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Weekend MiniChallenge:  Condense A Poem     (posted by Kim) I have chosen a long(-ish) poem by Pablo Neruda, which I would like you to condense to at least half the lines of … Continue reading

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Rewrite

Written for:  Quickly #28 Steal Well Rewrite William Carlos Williams’ “This Is Just To Say” This Is Just To Say I have eaten the plums that were in the icebox and which you were probably saving for breakfast Forgive me … Continue reading

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Written for:  Carpe Diem honors Jane Reichhold (1937-2017) C.) bubbles in ice deep in winter the babbling brook white as stone bubbles in ice holding till spring the voice of the brook the mountain brook still with listening winter winds … Continue reading

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As Long As I Have Wings

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads Literary Excursions with Kerry Greetings to all friends and poets. This year I would like to give more focus to the skill of using literary devices , with particular interest in those developed … Continue reading

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Tale of the Cookyopolis

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads:  “Fashion me your words – collaborating for Christmas.  (posted by Gillena) Your challenge, on this eve of Christmas, is a collaboration. I have set the pace, be it chapter or verse, you continue in … Continue reading

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“morning walk”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Special #222 Candy’s 2nd “morning walk” (tanka) morning walk summer sun beats down on her head breeze plays with golden tresses covered by her silken scarf two ruby red lips parted in a flirty smile tease … Continue reading

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“promise in red clouds”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Special #221 – Candy’s showcase first “promise in red clouds pray for rain upon this thirsty patch of terra promise in red clouds butterfly follows the scent and hue of flowers feast on zinnia flock of … Continue reading

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