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dVerse — Christmas Mourn

Bells, loud echoes of the day Hearts stood still and teeth did knash Gone now, never gone away Ripple in from yesterday Rest you now, returned to ash Bells, loud echoes of the day Children in the snow, at play Miss one, now in frozen grass Gone now, never gone away Cap and mittens still… Continue reading dVerse — Christmas Mourn

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OctPoWriMo2019 Day 19 — purple — Soul Paths

  Soul Paths Paths oft seem traveled as they choose May lead to deep eddies, black flows Question rise, whom shall I accuse? Purpled reigns of soul's blue monsoon Sunlight dims as bruised darkness grows Paths oft seem traveled as they choose Narcissist's gaze in mirrored pools Can't tease real from misted shadows Question begs,… Continue reading OctPoWriMo2019 Day 19 — purple — Soul Paths

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #82 and dVerse Villanelle with Slant Rhymes — Black Hole

This poem is a villanelle with slanted rhymes that is being submitted to dVerse, as well as being part of Reena's challenge. Reena is the host of Reena's Exploration Challenge.  Reena says: PROMPT I am not a fatalist. I’m not obsessed with darkness. Yet, a landmark development in astronomy this week inspires me to remain… Continue reading Reena’s Exploration Challenge #82 and dVerse Villanelle with Slant Rhymes — Black Hole

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dVerse — Villanelle — Heaven Reborn

Sansevieria in bloom, taken 2009   After getting some much-appreciated feedback, I took a look at the poem.  Here's the first revision: When sun shines, heaven is reborn. Faces turn skyward, spirits leap Warmth for living, blessings adorn Spring's voice sings through green colored horn Flora! Fauna! lilies and peeps When sun shines, heaven is… Continue reading dVerse — Villanelle — Heaven Reborn

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Beads and how the world turns

image link The Word of the Day Challenge is traditions. Fandango's FOWC is revenge. Today's offering is in the form of a villanelle. As an introduction, I wanted to talk about how I was inspired to write this. On Saturday, I went to Hobby Lobby to take an art print that my older son got… Continue reading Beads and how the world turns

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Meeting the Bear

image link Jilly at dverse poets pub is the hostess this evening and has asked for a poem with repetition.  This one is in the form of villanelle . I saw a Disney-produced -- yes, I hate Disney, but --- movie a couple of years ago, called, "Bears", which is a documentary of a mother… Continue reading Meeting the Bear