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Searching for Cracks

Written for:  dVerse Poets, Pick a Line (from one of the listed poems)

Searching for cracks on boardwalks–
No, that is black marker,
simply a wisecrack. 30 more words

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Written for:  Carpe Diem #674, Channel – Impressionism – Sapozhnikova Svetlana

Soft pink light

Gondoliers await lovers

Twilight in Venice

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Using Lightness

Written for:  Carpe Diem Haiku Writing Techniques #8, Karumi (Lightness)
Bashô developed this concept during his final travels in 1693. Karumi is perhaps one of the most important and least understood principles of haiku poetry. 77 more words

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A Dad Moment

Written for:  

Carpe Diem Special #134, Fuyuko Tomita’s “actors we all are, she said ”
Inspiration from:

Actors we all are, she said
mirrors to reflect… 45 more words

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House of Sunshine (a shadorma)

Written for:  Margo Roby’s Poem Tryouts
Three posted paintings:

You can choose one and write a straightforward response to what you see.

You can choose one and write a poem based on the… 81 more words

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Swallowed Alive

Written for:  The Mag #259

Do not go inside.  There is no party
in a hollowed out clown. People sit
at tables–laughing, eating–with no
idea that they can never leave. 52 more words

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An Anti-Love Poem in Winter

Written for:  Phoenix Rising, The Sound of Love:  The Sound in Emotion

As we’ve explored, the lilting music of love has a quality that placates our hearts and touches souls. 120 more words

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