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Micro-Season Haiku

In Mark’s wonderful blog, https://naturalistweekly.com/2022/12/02/micro-season-the-tachibana-first-turns-yellow/ he informs us that we have entered the third micro-season of the mini-season Minor Snow -which is “The Tachibana First Turns Yellow” (Dec 02 – Dec 06). We learnt about Citrus tachibana, a new one for me. Mark invites us to write a haiku or senryu that relates to citrusContinue reading “Micro-Season Haiku”

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Sunday Muse

Hi, hope the weekend is proving good for everyone, this week Carrie has come up with some beautiful images of hands to inspire us in her ‘Sunday Muse’ https://thesundaymuse.blogspot.com, where we are invited to write a poem or vignette using one of the pictures featured, I have chosen the fabulous image below by Phil Ewels,Continue reading “Sunday Muse”

dVerse – Last Lines

Hi in the dVerse bar hosted by Laura Bloomsbury’s the theme is all about endings, she has challenged us to take the very last line from each of our most recent poems and re-write them into a poem https://dversepoets.com/2022/12/01/mtb-in-my-end-is-my-beginning/ – choose at least 12 poems (for this 12th month!) – keep each line intact, unadulteratedContinue reading “dVerse – Last Lines”

Weekend Writing Prompt

Hi, Sammie’s writing prompt for the weekend is to write a poem or prose in exactly 32 words using the word ’momentous’ or a variation of it, see link: https://sammiscribbles.wordpress.com/2022/12/03/weekend-writing-prompt-288-momentous/ Not too sure how my mind made the leap to this – but it still remains as an iconic suspense thriller 🙂 https://ko-fi.com/aj335577

Friday Fictioneers

Hi, well it’s the first Friday in December – where has the year gone? The great photo prompt above for Rochelle’s Friday Fictioneers – https://rochellewisoff.com/2022/11/30/2-december-2022/ is from Roger Bultot. Here is my piece of flash in 100 words entitled ‘The Wait’, thanks for looking:) https://ko-fi.com/aj335577

dVerse Poetics

Hi, Merril is hosting Poetics at dVerse and she has given a selection of paintings for the ekphrastic prompt at November’s end, https://dversepoets.com/2022/11/29/poetics-the-landscape-sleeps-ekphrastic-prompt/, as I have been immersed in haikus this month it might not be a surprise that I selected the image of the Japanese girl dancing with chrysanthemums, thanks for looking 🙂

dVerse Dragon Call

Hi, Lisa (msjadeli) hosted this weeks dVerse Quadrille (44 words excluding the title), and she asks that the poem includes some form of the word ‘warm’, for further details see here: https://dversepoets.com/2022/11/28/dverse-quadrille-165-warmly/ Here is my contribution, and a shout out for the boys in red tonight, a small nation with a big heart come onContinue reading “dVerse Dragon Call”

Micro-Season Haiku

Hi, this week in his blog https://naturalistweekly.com/2022/11/25/micro-season-the-rainbow-hides-unseen-2022/ Mark informs us we have entered the micro-season of “The Rainbow Hides Unseen”. This is the first micro-season of the mini-season Minor Snow. Mark invites us to write a haiku or senryu that references rainbows of any season. This one is my penultimate haiku for my NaNoBloMo, thanksContinue reading “Micro-Season Haiku”