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Bouquet of Tulips

______________________________________________ Addition: Someone asked me about the symbolism of the colors in tulips: Red tulip symbolizes love and romance. Pink Tulips- a symbol of caring, attachment (not as strong as love, like the red ones) and good wishes. White Tulips- … Continue reading

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Singing with the Wind

Singing with the wind Message to traveling storm Thank you for your gifts ______________________________________________ Image Credit © rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011 Thursday Poets’ Rally Week 52  (October 6 -12, 2011) ______________________________________________ Ta-dah!!! This is the … Continue reading

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Wind-filled Symphony

Wind-filled symphony Octaves of chimes and bells ring Delivering messages “Awaken gently” “Acknowledge nature’s gifts” Energizing life fully ______________________________________________ This is written in Sedoka form. Older than haiku by at least a century, the sedoka is actually two shorter poems … Continue reading

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Sojourning Dragonfly

Is there a message? Sojourning dragonfly Landing near, waiting for cue Golden dragonfly Your wings emerge at life’s end Limiting your time in flight What is my message? Don’t wait, live ‘in’ the moment Open my eyes, look within Live … Continue reading

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Messages in Bottles

    Messages in bottles Tide’s passengers Intrigue ______________________________________________ This is an example of Reverse Hay(na)ku. In the ‘reverse’ haynaku, the longest line is placed first and the shortest last. The total is still 6 words: 3 in the first … Continue reading

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The Perfect Poet Award of Week 40

I accept the nomination for The Perfect Poet Award for Week 40 .  Thank you, Jingle for this delightful honor! It is my pleasure to nominate:  mypastmademe from Week 40 Fresh Poets To Explore for her piece “Swollen” . My nominated entry: Tender lips of love … … Continue reading

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Seek Inner Refuge

    So softly spoken … Must listen with more than ears … Seek inner refuge ______________________________________________ Image – from Google search © by rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011

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Clutch and Fly Again

  Tender lips of love … Messages drip with lost dreams … Clutch and fly again! ______________________________________________ © by rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011

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Dragonflies and Buttercups

<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<< Dragonflies and Buttercups Tickle my spirit, yellow my nose Hop the jump rope >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> © by rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea” , 2011

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