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"those fireflies"

Written for:  Carpe Diem Haiku Special #147 – “Those Fireflies” by Yosa Buson , Write a poem in the same sense, tone, and spirit as: 44 more words

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Different Viewing

Written for:  dVerse/ Poets
So today I would like you to include a few examples of opposite terms to get preciseness or ambiguity, or you can use it to build metaphors. 202 more words

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Dr. Seuss vs. Taj Mahal

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens with Real Toads
So much inspiration! I double-dog dare you to pen a poem inspired by BOTH.

I do not walk like a grinch… 90 more words

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Under a Willow

Written for:  Carpe Diem #730, “shaded by blossoms” by Basho
Basho traveled in Yamato Province and during that travel he wrote the following haiku (with preface): 128 more words

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Solitary Life

Written for:  Carpe Diem #729, “growing melons”
Basho lived a life in which he traveled a lot, he had a great group of followers, disciples or students, but he still remained a hermit, a poet living in seclusion estranged from the world.  45 more words

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Hands Waving

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Wave
Give a voice to waves in any form whether it’s sea wave, heat wave, sound wave, radio wave, gravity wave, light wave, stadium wave or even microwave. 59 more words

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I Miss You, Mom

Written for:  Poetic Asides #305
Write a loss poem or lost poem.

A Fibonacci

What
are
your thoughts,
do you live
in another time
of your own making, more pleasant… 50 more words

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