Monthly Archives: October 2017

Ronovan writes #170 #Haiku

Longing in his heart

pressing need to regain faith.

Path to redemption

No. 2

Deep within our hearts
are needs basic and urgent

primeval passions

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Mick’s Short Form Poetry Challenge #1 – Perpetuating the Rare Forms’ – Sept 16th 2017 – Prompt: ‘fresh’

A great idea, short form poetry concentrates your thought to make of them what you will. To paraphrase a wise old adage, “Hint don’t tell,” is a rule to remember.

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Mick’s Short Form Poetry Challenge – Perpetuating the Rare Short Form Poetry.

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Should you wish to skip the introduction and go directly to the poetry types please click here

Introduction:

Firstly; thanks to all who participated in the original Elfje challenge, it was a bit of a slow start, but we were getting there. However, a suggestion made by Jules Paige that I change the format to a multi one based on short forms of poetry, I thought a great idea, and for which I thank her, most gratefully. Here then are the forms, if they are new to you please click on the one that takes your interest for its guidelines, thank you. Some of them can be likened to rare breeds, and as the saying goes, “Use them or lose them”,. It might be that some of them were totally unknown to you, there were to me. So, I think by…

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Sue Vincent’s #Writephoto, Change of Season

A

shaft

of light

illuminates one tree

and silhouettes in stark relief

the ravages of Autumn’s dessicating wind and warmth

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Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge No. 53 # tanka

High above the mist

an unmistakable shape

rock of Avalon

And though our search was ended

our life’s quest had just begun

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Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge No. 53 # haibun

A shape in the mist

From out of the mist

there appeared a shambling shape

baleful eyes staring

“Ah there you are Sandy,” Annabel exclaimed excitedly. She rushed over and hugged the poor dog’s shaggy neck which was dripping with moisture from the mist and his husky, panting breath. “We’ve been so worried about you, you mustn’t ever run off again even if there are lots of interesting smells to investigate.” She knew that she couldn’t really be angry with him, being so relieved that he had come back. “Right, let’s get back to the car and I’ll give you a lovely rubdown and get some of this mud off of your legs. Then we will go back to the cottage and get you in front of the fire, you silly boy.”

So great is the love

of a person for their dog

relief quells anger

 

 

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Ronovan writes #haiku #169 for the seniors

When silk stocking top

changes to a smooth, cool skin

never forgotten

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RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #169 Silk&Skin

Skin should be covered

if you travel in the day

along the silk road

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