Category Archives: 5-7-5

Found!

The poetry challenge today on the dVerse site is to write a “found” poem using the words on book spines. Bjorn asks us to: Go through your collection on books, and note the titles. Sort them so the titles form … Continue reading

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Burnt Sky

dragon’s breath sunset bare tree limbs in silhouette ashes drift like snow NaPoWriMo Day Four. Prompt: “write a poem based on an image from a dream.”

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Early Spring

longer days still dark I shiver with the tulips winter’s chill in spring

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Please Fasten Your Seat Belts

Today it is cold, wet and windy outside. From my living room, I watch jets coming in low as they approach PDX three miles to the south of my home. Usually they are high up and flying due south when … Continue reading

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autumn wind

  brisk October breeze chapped leaves rustle in complaint summer blows away

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Construct

constructing constructs contradicts simplifying simplification Cee’s Black and White Photo Challenge: Lines and Angles

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Droplets

Rain drops, water falls. Sometimes it gets sloshed and spills. Clumsy H2O.

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Waking Up

Day Seven of NaPoWriMo. The prompt: Today, we’d like to challenge you to write a poem of gifts and joy. What would you give yourself, if you could have anything? What would you give someone else? What better gift than … Continue reading

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Law of Nature

Mankind v. Gaia without blame or forgiveness justice will be served dVerse Poetics: Blame and Forgiveness

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Alone Time

Chules is sick today. I can hear his tummy roiling from across the room. He’s been in- and outside at least a dozen times since morning. When I let him out, he beelines to the side yard fence, and tries … Continue reading

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