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d’Verse — Shed Diamante

image link   lillian is the hostess at d'Verse this evening, where she says: The prompt for today: write a poem (any form; rhyming or not) that includes the word “shed” or a form of the word. The offering today is in the form of a diamante.   Shed rid, cast-off sloughing, extricating, losing remove,… Continue reading d’Verse — Shed Diamante

diamante · Fandango's One Word Challenge (FOWC) · poetry

From Cycle to Chaos

image 1 link image 2 link Fandango's One-Word Prompt today is cycle. Today's offering is a diamante.   Cycle circular, patterned seasoning, repeating, unvarying consistent, sensible, incomprehensible, inconsistent frightening, consuming, fatiguing whirling, disordered chaos

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

Now you see me….

gif link Fandango's One Word Challenge today (oops yesterday) is leave and the Word Challenge of the day is dismal.  I should have just skipped the challenges, but it's done now.  I decided to do something short and sweet, well not that sweet as leave and dismal are kind of like the day outside was,… Continue reading Now you see me….

diamante · family · Fandango's One Word Challenge (FOWC) · poetry · relationships

Famnimals

image link Late start tonight for Fandango's One Word Challenge, where the word is belong. A little bit of writing, then a diamante poem. I remember reading a book by Anne Tyler, “The Accidental Tourist”, a long time ago. Later I saw the movie, which was good, starring William Hurt and Geena Davis. I don't remember… Continue reading Famnimals

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Poetry Day 29 — Dao & The 10,000 Things

image link Today's prompt is, "By the Number".  I like numbers and after working in the accounting field for awhile learned that they do speak their own language.  I thought about trying to do something on my lucky number 17 or something about hexagrams from the I Ching, but the number most important to me… Continue reading Poetry Day 29 — Dao & The 10,000 Things

diamante · poetry · Word of the Day Challenge

A day at the beach

image link A Diamante is a seven-lined contrast poem set up in a diamond shape. Body warm, supple undulating, scintillating, welcoming strong, wet, cold, swimming struggling, drowning, disappearing lifeless, rigid Corpse   Word of the Day Challenge -- scintillating