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Written for:  Carpe Diem Writing and Enjoying Haiku #3 classical haiku

In the last episode of “Writing and Enjoying Haiku” you had to create haiku without rules, this time, I love to challenge you to create haiku following the rules, the most basic rules of haiku. 92 more words

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Written for:  Carpe Diem #1223 Raspberry

low winter sun
raspberry leaves glow
red and green

© Jane Reichhold

the sweet taste
of her passionate kiss… 34 more words

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Written for:  Carpe Diem #1222 Beach

Darkening beach
the warmth of a person’s eyes
for the sinking sun

scattered in sand
embers of a saltwood fire… 67 more words

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Flat Iron

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads:  Weekend Mini-Challenge:  “Buildings” (posted by Kim)

Today’s challenge is to write about a building. It could be a specific building with a name that we would all know without directly naming it. 136 more words

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Still Standing

Written for:  The Twiglets “still standing”

Losing one and one-half inches
from a short stature
panicked me into Lily
Tomlin’s character in,
The Incredible Shrinking… 16 more words

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Would You Know Me?

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Masks

“A mask tells us more than a face.”
― Oscar Wilde

Can we tell when someone is undisguised?
Do we prefer people to maintain the mask? 26 more words

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Birthdays and Un-birthdays

Written for:  Poetics Aside #402

Pick one, two, or all of the following prompts:

Write a form poem. Sestina, sonnet, haiku, clogyrnach, golden shovel, etc. 37 more words

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