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Lake Tana

Written for:  Carpe Diem #803, Lake Tana
Lake Tana (also spelled T’ana, an older variant is Tsana, sometimes called “Dembiya” after the region to the north of the lake) is the source of the Blue Nile and is the largest lake in Ethiopia.   32 more words

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Some Lists

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens with Real Toads, “Play it Again, Toads”
Fireblossom Fridays, Lists – August 22,2015 – Poem with a list in it

A child’s naiveté 113 more words

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The Blue Nile

Written for:  Carpe Diem #802 Blue Nile
The Blue Nile is so-called because during flood times, the water current is so high that the river turns almost black (in the local Sudanese language, the word for black is also used for the color blue). 20 more words

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Return to Pink

Written for:  Phoenix Rising, “Many Happy Returns”
Sometimes it is imperative to get away, but then, something are worth going back to. The sparrows return to Capistrano, Elvis sang “Return to Sender” and Dean Martin sang “Come Back to Sorrento”. 140 more words

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In Reckless Moments

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #213

words:  chiseled, luminous, puzzle, wine, winner, feckless, superior, lucid, dumb, foreign, hollow, stain

Clandestine meetings
chiseled from stone… 73 more words

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"following my footprints"

Written for:  Modern Times Haiku #2, “following my footprints” -Margaret Chula
following my footprints
of fifty years ago
those endless summers

this early heat
a carp arches… 40 more words

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Back to the Drawing Board

Written for:  Poetic Asides #319
Write a poem using at least three of these words:

words: paddle, robot, custard, quibble, glance, wrench

They quibbled over the freshly… 32 more words

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