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W3

Hello ‘Weavers’, this is the 22nd W3 prompt hosted by David, this week Deepthy has been chosen as POW with a fabulous colourful poem entitled ‘‘Blinding Noise’’ . Deepthy’s prompt guidelines are for us to write an Ode to a thought or idea that largely influenced our life and character, e.g. it can be theContinue reading “W3”

Bryant

Hi, again I am taking on one of murisopsis’s poetry forms from, ‘My Name scavenger hunt’, see link: https://murisopsis.wordpress.com/2022/08/31/looking-at-names/ This is the penultimate one for me, the Bryant, in 1977 Viola Berg described the Bryant, as observations of nature as metaphor for the social and political world around us. This stanzaic form is patterned afterContinue reading “Bryant”

Green Roots

Hi my poem Green Roots was published last week, in The Festival for Poetry, the site is worth looking at if you like submitting your pieces: https://festivalforpoetry.com/ Green Roots Leaving behind my nan’sembroidered tablecloth,I find the garden gate has its ownweathered patina and thatthe grass has stained my pumps. Under giant umbrella plantsmy childhood wasContinue reading “Green Roots”

Joseph’s Star

Hi, today I am once again inspired by murisopsis ‘My Name scavenger hunt’, where she has selected a number of poetry forms which have names, please see link: https://murisopsis.wordpress.com/2022/08/31/looking-at-names/ I have chosen the Joseph’s Star poem, a poetry form created by Christina Jussaume in memory of her father. The poem has stanzas of 7 linesContinue reading “Joseph’s Star”

dVerse

Hi, this week dVerse is hosted by Laura Bloomsbury, her poetry prompt it’s all about couples, that is to say couplets! We are invited to write a poem from the couplet forms listed (see link:https://dversepoets.com/2022/09/22/mtb-two-by-two/). I have chosen the Alpha Couplet : • A stanza of any length, consisting entirely of rhymed couplets. • TheContinue reading “dVerse”

Hibernating Creatures

In Mark’s blog on ‘Micro-Seasons‘, he discusses the mini-seasons of Autumn Equinox, (秋分 Shūbun), which are: Mark describes the first micro-season this week, the second is the time when ‘hibernating creatures close their doors’, (I might have jumped the gun here as he may very well be discussing ‘hibernation’ next week”!). But thanks for readingContinue reading “Hibernating Creatures”

Thunder Lowers Its Voice

Hi it’s Monday and once again a new week of writing calls. This week in Mark’s blog on ‘Micro-Seasons‘, he discussed the mini-season of Autumn Equinox (秋分 Shūbun), the first micro-season is ‘Thunder Lowers Its Voice (Sep 22 – Sep 27)’. Each week Mark includes haikus that relate to the subject and gives an invitationContinue reading “Thunder Lowers Its Voice”