Tag Archives: Weather

Effects

Written for:  Poetic Asides #410 Write a weather poem. Now more than ever, no one can predict with certainty the weather of a region to follow old rules. Warm weather areas turn cool. Cold climates have now warmed. Day will … Continue reading

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The End Of April

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2017 Challenge – Day 30 For today’s prompt, take the phrase “The (blank),” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write your poem. … Continue reading

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Air Travel

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2017 Challenge – Day 25 Write a love and/or anti-love poem. Security and weather worries, oh no, not a computer glitch. Can’t they turn a switch or knob to get us on our way? All … Continue reading

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Marooned

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #287 Words:  line, seem, deal, fill, sky, swing, deny, boom, marooned, hope, stream, sign Marooned on misty green island. At onset of isolation, he hoped help would arrive. First time sky filled with stream … Continue reading

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Written for:  Carpe Diem #1140 arriving at the right moment “How often we can say “I was on the right place at the right time”? I think we all will have such experiences. You walk somewhere and you see the … Continue reading

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Black Earth

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tanka Splendor #24 , Black Earth black earth covered with fresh fallen snow awaits spring I lay down and rest a while in front of the fireplace © Chèvrefeuille (our host) Here is my attempt: fertile black earth … Continue reading

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Beginning Of The Trail

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #269 Words:  soil, sky, still, bridge, needless, trim, view, mist, trail, breeze, fill, trip A view of mist covers entrance to first leg of the trail. Pale-faced and still, he watches her pack provisions for their … Continue reading

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Opposites

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~”Equinox, Equator” Your challenge: In a new poem, show us the Equinox or the Equator as you experience it.  “She turned to the sunlight And shook her yellow head, And whispered to her neighbor: “Winter … Continue reading

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“dreaming of spring”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Special #218 Dolores’ 2nd “dreaming of spring” autumn flowers drop their petals summer gone they sleep in cold earth dreaming of spring © Dolores a last leaf fights with the fall storm its color fades struggling … Continue reading

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Trivia

A Quintain Cascade  (also posted @poeticbloomings2.wordpress.com) The cascade poetic form was invented by Udit Bhatia. For the cascade poem, a poet takes each line from the first stanza of a poem and makes those the final lines of each stanza … Continue reading

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