Monthly Archives: January 2010

Haiku Bones: Peace

chance converation unintended consequence peace journey for two Look for more at Haiku Bones.

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Old Chair

  Read Write Poem had a picture prompt about an old chair this past week.  (I decided to use my own photo of an old chair). The Poetry Stretch prompt was to write a tritina: 10-line poem made of three, … Continue reading

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Haiku Very Much: Octopus

Thanks to Lisa, I have a new place to get haiku prompts.  At haikuverymuch they will send you a weekly prompt.  This week: octopus. octopus branches undulate, sun peek-a-boos silhouette  at dusk ++++++++++++++++++++++ bare limbs of winter undersea octopus swims … Continue reading


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Haiku Prompts

There are several places I look each week for haiku and poetry  prompts.  One is One Single Impression. The other is a recently discovered one, Haiku Bones. This week’s prompts: One Single Impression: chaos Haiku Bones: incandescent Sometimes I can fuse … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday: Trembling Firsts

Poetry Stretch this week is about “firsts” for the new year.  A first for me is the discovery of Haiku Bones.  It provides a weekly prompt much like One Single Impression but for the haiku in all of us.  Two … Continue reading

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Kidlit Contest

Do you write kidlit stories?  Do you have one finished?  There is a terrific opportunity  to enter the first 500 words of a completed MG and/or YA novel.  Winner recieves comlimentary critique of the beginning page/s. Kidlit Contest is a feature … Continue reading

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Poetry Stretch: Shadorma

The poetry stretch for this week from The Miss Rumphius Effect was to write a “shadorma”.  This poetry form is six lines, unrhymed with a 3-5-3-3-7-5 syllable count for the lines. The prompt at One Single Impression is wings. Today … Continue reading

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Really? A Month?

I cannot believe it has been a month since I wrote on this blog. Really?  December was a whirlwind.  Here’s to a fabulous 2010.

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