Tag Archives: Theme Thursday

Flowing Strands

    Dropping below Montezuma well Ancient irrigation channel empties Untapped into Beaver Creek Unexpected respite for hikers       Mighty Arizona Sycamores grow Neath rock cavern overhang Fighting odds to survive Curved stretching for sunshine       … Continue reading

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Fun in the Sunshine

School of fish swimming Generating play upstream Fun in the sunshine ______________________________________________ Image Credit © rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011 Fish

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Sweet Lullaby

Sweet lullaby sung Tender notes, whispers of love Quick sigh, fast asleep ______________________________________________ Image Credit © rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011 Prompt: Lullaby

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Giggles

Erupting giggles … Side splitting laughter and tears … Internal jogging! ______________________________________________ © rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011 (repost) Prompt: Split

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Split

  Banana split spark Escalating taste buds’ high Mountains of whipped cream ______________________________________________ © rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011 Prompt: Split

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Nurturing Hope through Drought

Looking out my window Grass crying for rain Flowers disappearing in heat Trees standing majestically near Oaks patiently await watering Shading whatever comes close Nurturing hope drought is Approaching its end soon Our area in Central Texas, USA has officially … Continue reading

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Bridging Distances

Bridging distances Mastering dreams with each step Gliding through the clouds ______________________________________________ © rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea” , 2011 Prompt: Bridge

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Old Letters

Sorting old letters Recognizing handwriting Years dissipate fast ______________________________________________ A month ago, while cleaning out our attic, I came across an “old” box of saved letters. Of course, there were letters/cards from family and still-in-contact friends.  However, others, were from … Continue reading

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Seeking Your Familiar Face

Walking through the midst Seeking your familiar face Sangiovese primed ______________________________________________ Sangiovese  (san-jo-veh-zeh) – Italy’s claim to fame, is the pride of Tuscany. Traditionally made, the wines are full of cherry fruit, earth, and cedar. It produces Chianti (Classico), Rosso … Continue reading

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Mighty is the Day

Mighty is the day Prosperous or circumvented outcomes Take notice of homework What’s the lesson today? Tomorrow allows other opportunities Minor and major assignments Part of the curriculum Doctorate degree in life Ups and downs prerequisite Necessary adjustments to refine … Continue reading

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‘Round we go!

Carousel Magical steeds Galloping to wonderland ‘Round we go Child’s delight Imagination ______________________________________________ Image Credit © rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011 Prompt: Round

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“Is that all there is?”

    Jaded souls believe Too much mayhem in the world “Is that all there is?” Sever the inner shackles Awaken to simple life ______________________________________________ This is written in Tanka (or waka) form. Tanka is an unrhymed Japanese poem consisting … Continue reading

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