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Written for:  Carpe Diem #1453  – dripping water

water dripping over moss –
the old man bites
a bit of air 

© Ishida Yoshihiro (a contemporary of Basho) 36 more words

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A Look Inside the Medicine Cabinet

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics – “Medicine”

White-capped orange bottles
line top shelf. I need to discard
outdated medicines, and would
if only I could read the dates. 112 more words

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"all too often"

Written for:  the Twiglets #81 – “all too often”

all too often
life seems unfair

often, too many children
are caught up in circumstances
they do not understand… 51 more words

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Motorcycle Madness

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #59 – “cycle” (posted by Kim)

The on-line dictionary defines the word ‘cycle’ as:

(noun) a series of events that are regularly repeated in the same order; 116 more words

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Written for:  Carpe Diem #1452 cool (suzushi)
“Today I have taken a kigo from the sub-division of summer, the season. Our classical kigo for today is cool (suzushi) and it is normally used as a kigo for the summer evening in Japan. 150 more words

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Written for:  Haiku Horizons – “flame”

gold glow
watching the center color
of a flame


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Music in Moonlight

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl  Wordle #356

Words:  call, breath, pass, alone, tell, harm, fiddle, shot, tower, late, treat, honey

Fiddle me a tune,
honey. It is late; 82 more words

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