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Women Music March #24 (final) — Joni Mitchell

Here we are, on the last day of my special feature, Women Music March. It has been a lot of fun doing these every day. Next year, I'll start on March 1. Today is featured my favorite female musical artist, Canadian singer-songwriter-musician, Joni Mitchell. There is a wealth of information out there on Joni, so… Continue reading Women Music March #24 (final) — Joni Mitchell

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dVerse — red velvet cake

The fork is raised, red velvet cake poised-- a willing sacrifice to tastebuds' salivary crave that will be content with nothing less.     Today's offering is in the Joseph's Star poetic form. Sarah is today's host of dVerse.  Sarah says: Tonight, I want you to bring a little red into your poem.

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Movies, Movies, Movies! #31 March 30, 2020

Welcome to another installment of Movies, Movies, Movies! This past week has been focused more on Netflix series and one Netflix/DVD.com disc. Since the supply of DVDs borrowed from the library has shriveled up it has filled in. Next week may see me watching some of my old DVDs and writing reviews on them. We'll… Continue reading Movies, Movies, Movies! #31 March 30, 2020

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What do you see? #23 and dVerse OLN — One

Open book God reads our story How it starts How it ends And everything in between One page at a time We're alive! Interesting times Unfolding Together Holding spirit in our hearts One day at a time   Today's form is a double shadorma (3/5/3/3/7/5 x 2) Sadje is the host of What do you… Continue reading What do you see? #23 and dVerse OLN — One

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dVerse — haibun — reflections on quatrain

“Terminal Wasteland?” tells about my relationship with a partner from 2006 – 2017. It began as two broken and lonely people desperately seeking warmth in what seemed at the time a very cold world. Each of us had heavy loads of baggage that we sort of just hurled into the corner and forgot about, so… Continue reading dVerse — haibun — reflections on quatrain

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Women Music March #23 — Grace Slick (in Great Society)

Jim Adams suggested I feature Grace Slick on Women Music March. Thank you, Jim, I was surprised at how much I learned about Grace while composing the post. Please feel free to add any other information on her in the comments section. Grace Slick (born Grace Barnett Wing, October 30, 1939) is an American singer-songwriter,… Continue reading Women Music March #23 — Grace Slick (in Great Society)

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#Haikai Challenge #132 — Covid-19 — Disruptor

Crowned thief in disguise Trojan horse hugs from loved ones Steals my peace of mind Solitude turns with vengeance From peace to imprisonment     Frank J. Tassone is the host of Haikai Challenge.  Frank says: Write the haikai poem of your choice (haiku, senryu, haibun, tanka, haiga, renga, etc.) that alludes to coronavirus (covid-19).

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Women Music March #22 — Diana Ross

I remember when Lady Sings the Blues came out at the theater and how enthralled I was with it, how glamorous everyone looked and how fraught with emotion it was. I remember having the album and listening to it enough to pick favorite songs. This one is my favorite from it. Diana Ross (born March… Continue reading Women Music March #22 — Diana Ross

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#SLS — Joanne by Mike Nesmith (with First National Bank)

Jim Adams is the unwavering host of Song Lyric Sunday.  This weekly feature is more important than ever in these times.  Jim, thank you for hold down the fort.  Jim says: This week we have Touch/Feel and I think that everyone should be able to find a song that uses one of these prompt words.… Continue reading #SLS — Joanne by Mike Nesmith (with First National Bank)

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#MM Saturday Mix — Too Many Desserts

  Too Many Desserts All flesh is meat, our tastes we sate On carnal plate Our earthly mete The seasoned heat Not care nor pride for what we do Before we're through The harms we cause Will give us pause Our time on earth has been pried loose Necks in the noose So go we… Continue reading #MM Saturday Mix — Too Many Desserts