acrostic · Mind Lovers Misery Menagerie · poetry

MLMM — Saturday Mix with Sarah — Acrostic

Saturday Mix with Sarah – Lucky Dip, 23 February 2019 is an acrostic poem. Saturday Sun shines diamonds on the morning snow As it slowly sinks into dark pools Time to drink a pot of coffee; I'm Useless today by design. It is a time to Relax -- or to Do whatever I please All… Continue reading MLMM — Saturday Mix with Sarah — Acrostic

flora · Friday Fictioneers · poetry

My Pledge

  Carved from a branch from our village olive tree, stained with the flora of our fields, gilt with the gold from our mountain streams, and blessed by crones who live in our caves, I pledge these to you, as symbol of all that I am. My love, sprung from nature, will reside With you,… Continue reading My Pledge

love · mind · music · poetry · Reena's Exploration Challenge

Reena’s Exploration Challenge #75 — sapio-sexual — Unchained Melody to a Poet

Reena'sExploration Challenge today is to write to the word/picture above. If you would like to participate, Reena says: FOR THE NEW ENTRANTS There is no restriction on the format or the length of the piece. It just has to be your reflection on the prompt from the core. Write a post on your blog, and… Continue reading Reena’s Exploration Challenge #75 — sapio-sexual — Unchained Melody to a Poet

goddess · poetry

Reena’s Exploration Challenge #74 — Prayer to Maa Durga

Reena is the host of this Exploration Challenge. Reena says: The prompt this week is a collage. Pick any one element of it (a picture or quote), or more and let the thoughts flow. The choice is yours. I choose to write about statue in the collage, who I thought was Maa Durga but found… Continue reading Reena’s Exploration Challenge #74 — Prayer to Maa Durga

dverse · poetry · politics

To Mr. James Baldwin, With Love

image link Anmol is hosting dVerse this evening.  The topic tonight is privilege.  Anmol says: You can approach the idea of privilege in different ways. You can either seek inspiration from these poets and their poems or reflect upon your own privileges and share them through a tapestry of images and metaphors along with a… Continue reading To Mr. James Baldwin, With Love

fiction · poetry

Tell The Story — Ghost Ducks

Mel at Crushed Caramel has tagged me to Tell The Story about the photo. Mel has a lovely blog that is a reflection of the lovely person she is. Check out her blog and see. Although this story is fiction, kind of, it's based on fact. Ghost Ducks White in snow they waddle nibbling stalks… Continue reading Tell The Story — Ghost Ducks

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

Forward to Spring

image link   Fandango's FOWC is variety and the Word of the Day Challenge is humble.   Jumble, the humble honey bee lived in a hollow of a tree with humble buzzing family who traveled 'round for variety * Such flowers found as 'round they flew The pink ones, orange ones, purple, blue, From each… Continue reading Forward to Spring

Fandango's One Word Challenge (FOWC) · limerick · poetry · Word of the Day Challenge

Valentines Day Limericks

image link Fandango's FOWC is durable and the Word of the Day Challenge is smitten. These two Valentine's Day limericks are dedicated to Fandango, curmudgeon of the day. On Valentine's Day she was smitten When her beau did woo with a kitten Lips extend for kissing Kitty clawed and hissing Maybe card and a ring… Continue reading Valentines Day Limericks

flora · haiku · Mind Lovers Misery Menagerie · poetry

MLMM — Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, February 13th 2019, cherry blossom

  Chèvrefeuille is our host of Heeding Haiku. Chèvrefeuille says: This week I read the first cherry blossom forecast of Japan and the first cherry blossoms have started to bloom in Japan. The cherry blossom forecast stays on until end of May 2019 by the way. This week’s theme / prompt is therefore CHERRY BLOSSOM… Continue reading MLMM — Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, February 13th 2019, cherry blossom