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“A Cool Verandah

  Written for:  The Twiglets #30 – “a cool verandah” On a sultry summer night What could be cooler than sleeping out on a verandah     https://thetwiglets.wordpress.com/2017/06/27/twiglet-30/#comments   Advertisements

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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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Beyond

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1092, Fantasy in g-moll for Cello by Fanny Mendelssohn fantasy world unfolds while the wind tears clouds apart in sunny colors clouds moving, changing everlasting fantasy world unfolds © Chèvrefeuille (our host) Here is my attempt: … Continue reading

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After Three Days

Written for:  Poetics Aside #353 – Write a nothing important poem. Maybe it’s a poem about an unimportant tool, plant, animal, or even person. Of course, sometimes the unimportant things are revealed to be the most important of all. So … Continue reading

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Belgium

Written for:  Carpe Diem #967 Belgium Belgium was one of the countries who established the preliminary European Union, the EEC (European Economic Community). Through the treaty of Rome Belgium was a co-founder of the EU in 1957. Now almost 70 … Continue reading

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Childhood, A Picnic

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Picnic Summer gathered neighbors for a ride out to Valley Stream, Long Island carrying bulging baskets of food, coolers chunked with ice and canned sodas. Moms brought salads and tubs of cut fruit. Dads dared … Continue reading

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Holding On

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – one this snowflake-Micro poetry “one this snowflake (alighting) is upon a gravestone” e.e. cummings The object of this challenge is to write a poem in no more than 10 lines (but you … Continue reading

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Pushcarts

Written for:  Poetic Asides #331 – Write a pushy poem. Vegetables! Fruit! Knives sharpened! Pushcarts on the lower east side of Manhattan. Heard tales of these vendors all my life. When I started grade school, two pushcarts were front row … Continue reading

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Narrow Road

Written for:  Carpe Diem #872 our journey continues: across the field; one patch of a rice field; roots of elegance we are walking together with Basho and his companions the narrow path into the deep north. across the field the … Continue reading

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Sunburned Without Water

Written for The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #227 Words:  first, wings, plains, river, stalk, flies, want, red, naked, inside, world, clarity You best get your red, naked butt inside the house, Clarity Jane, ‘fore the flies getcha. Wash your hands first, … Continue reading

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