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Flying Home – Tan Renga

  Written for the Carpe Diem Challenge #53:    write a Tan Renga. Tan Renga is a two stanza poem with 5-7-5 and 7-7 syllables (5-7-5-7-7).  Unlike a Tanka written by one poet, Tan Renga is written by two.  Poet One … Continue reading

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Water in Winter – Cee’s Fun Foto

Water in winter Cee’s Fun Foto: Water or the Season Winter Previous entries for Cee’s Fun Foto ______________________________________________ © by rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011 – 2014

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Blooming Ice Flowers

The goal of this episode “Only the 1st Line” is to write a new haiku starting with the line: “Blooming ice flowers“ in the classical 5-7-5 syllables way. Blooming ice flowers Lace coverlet on stained glass Morning’s rays glisten ______________________________________________ … Continue reading

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Mourning Doves

Small Stone Mourning doves soft song heard through grey misty veil in spite of winter’s stronghold ______________________________________________ © rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011 – 2014 What are small stones? A small stone is a short piece … Continue reading

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First Eerie Silence

First eerie silence Plush carpet of white cushions Snow angels laughter ______________________________________________ © rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011 – 2014

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Small Stone: Frozen Rain

Frozen rain ~ Scarves of mist ~ Wraps my senses ______________________________________________ Painting by Jon Schueler:   Shadows of Frozen Rain © rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011 – 2013

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Lone Wolf

Full moon’s patina Reflected through bare branches Lone wolf sighs and howls ______________________________________________ © rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011 – 2013 Prompt: Wolf Moon (full moon in January)

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‘Cold Winter Blast’

  wild local weather sandwiched between warmth cold winter blast ______________________________________________ © rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011 – 2013 Carpe Diem Special Prompt: ‘Cold Winter Blast’ cold winter blast a cord of a sedge hat cut … Continue reading

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Small Stone – Day 5

Small Stone For winter Malapropos Excavation underway Deep holes in front lawn Stressed from summer drought Grass roots exposed to cold temperatures Gouge after gouge Visually out of place Thief in the night Armadillos Scavengers in my yard Lacking manners … Continue reading

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Small Stone – Day 3

Small Stone Ginger tinged sunset Laced with lavender fingerlings Magenta crevices Observed through maze of oak bones Day is done and night begins ______________________________________________ © rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011 – 2013 Over the past couple … Continue reading

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Withered Mums

Stung by winter’s frost Withered mums bow golden heads Praying for reprieve ______________________________________________ © rgb for “On Dragonfly Wings with Buttercup Tea”, 2011 – 2012 Prompt: Withered Mums (karogiku)

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Last of Winter

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