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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).

cinquain · dreams · dverse · poetry · senryu

dVerse — 3 cinquains — Jung’s iceberg

image link Merril is the host of dVerse today. Merril says: For this poetics prompt, I want you to write a poem about theory or theories–how we make sense of the natural world, our bodies, space, or whatever. You can write in general terms or you can write about a specific theory, even something that’s… Continue reading dVerse — 3 cinquains — Jung’s iceberg

haiku · poetry · senryu

Saturday Mix – Sound Bite, 13 April 2019

Sarah is the host of Saturday Mix Sound Bite.  Sarah says: Welcome to the Saturday Mix – Sound Bite, 13 April 2019! This week we are hearing things, as we explore the use of ONOMATOPOEIA. You will need to use the THREE onomatopoeic words in your response – which can be poetry or prose. Our… Continue reading Saturday Mix – Sound Bite, 13 April 2019

goddess · nature · poetry · senryu

Wolf Blood Moon Eclipse Plus…

I started taking these at 11pm and about every 15 minutes.  The last one was at 11:40. It's 11:52 right now and it is a dark red/rust color not showing up on the camera. The creamy goddess slowly pulls up her red shroud while we watch in awe. * The following offering was done using… Continue reading Wolf Blood Moon Eclipse Plus…

poetry · senryu · Word of the Day Challenge


image link The Word of the Day Challenge is gratitude. Passage from Robert Heinlein's book, Stranger in a Strange Land, on the topic of gratitude: “Sit back down—and for God’s sake quit trying to be as nasty as I am; you don’t have my years of practice. Now let me get something straight: you are… Continue reading gratitude

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

tangled up in tryst

The Tryst (1840) Jean-Leon Gerome Fandango's One Word Challenge's selection today is tryst.  Today's offering is a series of senryu .   as he closed the door to the room, he broke one heart and burst another * dark end of the street where lust and betrayal rise unholy phoenix * “working late tonight” cliched… Continue reading tangled up in tryst