Monthly Archives: February 2009

Poetry Friday: Macaronic Verse

This is a cross posting from “Check It Out”, my school blog. I have been making a better attempt at participating in the “Poetry Stretch” each week. This week it is macaronic verse. At first I thought, no way. Then … Continue reading

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One Single Impression: Twilight

San Francisco Peaks, July 2008 faith’s journey glows beyond peaks at twilght For more on “twilight” vist One Single Impression.  

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Poetry Friday: Sijo

This weeks Poetry Stretch is the sijo form from Korea. Tricia explains: “Older than haiku with a twist or joke at the end.  Either three lines with fourteen to sixteen syllables in each or six line with seven to eight … Continue reading

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One Single Impression: Spectral

dream presence sooth the unsettled daughter flutter, touch, vanish morning peace new day begins And a pantuom for my mother: gone ten years her daughter now motherless on her own to understand the world she wonders her daughter now motherless … Continue reading

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Anniversary Poem: For My Husband

The Monday Poetry Stretch for this week at Miss Rumphius is to write a “love poem you write cannot include any terms of endearment or words of adoration”. Tomorrow is our seventeenth wedding anniversary.  Here is my contribution to the challenge … Continue reading

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One Single Impression: Movement

Oregon Coast, Nov. 2008 reluctant dancers on the waves, wind serenades ocean mist tickles More haiku can be found at One Single Impression

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One Single Impression: Slowly

days lengthen, dawn breaks branch ballet silhouettes sky slow awakening There is more at One Single Impression.

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Wordless Wednesday

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