Category Archives: Prompts

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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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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Listening

This poem is in response to a prompt found at Writer’s Digest. Listening All I hear In the silence Of my home Is the slight Creak of the couch And the seashell Emptiness Echoing in my head Quiet and peaceful But alone The disconnectedness Is such an illusion Because as I listen I can also …

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