Category Archives: Form

The Glass Umbrella

I find that I am often inspired by other poets.  It’s fun to leave a little creativity behind in the comments section.  I’ll call this, “Creative Comments.” This is in response to a found poem written by Ian Caton about the exoplanet HD 189733b on a site called The Found Poetry Review . Related articles The Blue Umbrella …

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Stepping Stones Haiku

I found this haiku prompt at Carpe Diem: A Daily Haiku Meme.  The prompt #56- a Carpe Diem Special. The featured haiku poet for this month is O. Mabson Southard. The goal of the Specials is to write a new haiku/senryu in the same tone, sense and spirit as the one given by the featured haiku poet. …

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Peachy Haiku

I found this haiku prompt at Carpe Diem: A Daily Haiku Meme.  The prompt #292 is on Momo (Peach).  With a little research, I discovered that in Chinese mythology, the peach was eaten by immortals because it mystically prolonged your life.  The peach is a symbol for a long and healthy life in China. In tastes …

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Bitter Lemon Lady

I find that I am often inspired by other bloggers.  It’s fun to leave a little creativity behind in the comments section.  I’ll call this, “Creative Comments.” This is in response to a memoir written by Annie Freewriter about  a  job from her past delivering newspapers on a site called Out of the Fishbowl ~ Into the Ocean.  …

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Chunk

Chunk I want to give A part of me away Tear off a chunk To share As bread at communion The chunks grow back Stronger, more calloused With greater experience Like a sea star With a new limb I want to give A chunk of me away Daily, in a blog With words Of poetry …

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Back To School Haiku

From A Picture Of Poetry.  I found this bottle of whiskey while on a trip in Scotland.  Right away this picture spoke to me.  This is the poem that followed: Back To School Haiku Related articles universe haiku (gennileehester.com) Why don’t yo try haiku! (atbankofdam.wordpress.com) Enjoy clever Haiku poems? (defusingchaos.wordpress.com) How To Write Haiku (dawnandsunrise.wordpress.com) …

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Contents

August 28th was the 50th anniversary of the famous “I Have a Dream” speech by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  This poem is in response to a prompt found at  Writer’s Digest. Contents Mr. King had a beautiful dream Content of character Forming the opinions of people Not the superficialities Like the color of skin Or …

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The Stomach

I find that I am often inspired by other poets.  It’s fun to leave a little creativity behind in the comments section.  I’ll call this, “Creative Comments.” This is in response to haiku written by words4jp about the head and the heart on a site called The Community Storyboard followed by a comment by Green …

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Labor Day

LABOR DAY you sit fat and cool in your palace of plans no room for the workingman except as cogs in the machine that feeds you over feeds you you’re over stuffed a ratty old armchair or a gluttonous turkey beware thanksgiving approaches Laborers unite to make A change risk life and livelihood so that …

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Mustard and Ketchup

I am proud to be featured in Cadence Collective.  Cadence Collective: Long Beach Poets is a site to feature poets who have lived, gone to school, attended college, or regularly been part of Long Beach. Discover local poets and their latest projects, find local events and readings, and learn about local poetry magazines and venues. My …

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