dverse · nature · poetry

She Lobo

image link Gina is hosting dVerse today. Gina says: What is the poetic hum in your life? What hums in the background of your life that inspires you as you unconsciously listen while you work and live? Is the drone always there or do you have to cultivate the inspiration? Some points to ponder in… Continue reading She Lobo

3TC · Fandango's One Word Challenge (FOWC) · fauna · fiction · flora · nature · politics · Word of the Day Challenge

Home of the brave

image link Fandango's FOWC is division, the Word Challenge of the Day is empty, Paula's 3 Things Challenge words are tortilla, vault, riverbed, and Teresa's Story Starter Challenge prompt is “I’m sure it was all a dream.” Vanna started her morning with a breakfast of coffee and a corn tortilla with fresh avocado on it,… Continue reading Home of the brave

dreams · haibun · nature · poetry

Dream haibun

image link   It was actually earlier this morning when I was in the state between sleep and waking that I dreamed this, but the haiku was not in word, but in visual form, so would that make it a vision more than a dream? Not sure. Anyway, I received the image of a piece… Continue reading Dream haibun

3TC · Fandango's One Word Challenge (FOWC) · nature · Word of the Day Challenge

Enchanter

A Naiad by John William Waterhouse, 1893; a water nymph approaches the sleeping Hylas.   Fandango's FOWC is meter, the Word of the Day Challenge is elemental, and Paula's 3 Things Challenge words are charisma, guacamole, rose . Today I took mythological characters – and the picture I found at wikipedia – and built a… Continue reading Enchanter

dverse · love · nature · pantoum · poetry

dVerse — A time to be born, and a time to die

image link Lillian is the host of dVerse today. Lillian says: Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 American Standard Version (ASV)For everything there is a season, and a time for every [a]purpose under heaven: 2 a time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted; 3 a… Continue reading dVerse — A time to be born, and a time to die

dverse · haibun · nature · poetry

dVerse — Haibun — March Madness

painting by Theresa Mangis Sink Merril is the host of dVerse today. Merril says: For this week’s Haibun Monday, I’d like you to write a haibun about March Madness as it pertains to you and your part of the world, whether it’s spring and spring madness OR some other change of season OR perhaps the… Continue reading dVerse — Haibun — March Madness

Coloring Club · music · nature

Coloring Club Plus — 3/4/19

From wikipedia: Chalk Mark in a Rain Storm is the 13th studio album by Canadian singer and songwriter Joni Mitchell, released in 1988. It was her third for Geffen Records. In early 1986, Mitchell and Larry Klein visited Peter Gabriel’s Ashcombe House recording studio in Bath, England. Since Gabriel had mostly finished his album So… Continue reading Coloring Club Plus — 3/4/19

3TC · Fandango's One Word Challenge (FOWC) · fiction · nature · Word of the Day Challenge

“Excuse me while I kiss the sky”

image link Fandango's FOWC is radiant, the Word of the Day Challenge is appease, and Paula's 3 Things Challenge words are orange, mosquito, license The sun was a radiant orange-pink ball rising in the sky when Bea opened the back door. The dew was still on the grass and the birds were almost in a… Continue reading “Excuse me while I kiss the sky”