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MLMM’s #Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, January 9th 2019 … a new challenge- First snow

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A stoat sniffs the air,

watches white curtain approach,

time to don ermine

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RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #235 Grass&Dove

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Singing love’s refrain

the dove plucks her breast feathers,

blood spots on the grass

 

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Thursday photo prompt #writephoto

 

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Above stark branches

dappled dimples red and gold

presage coming storm.

 

 

 

 

 

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TEN WORD PHOTO PROMPT: JOY

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Capain Cook Sir, the natives are sending us a message.

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COLLEEN’S WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGES NO. 116 Belief & Joy #SYNONYMSONLY

Strong Penelope

who kept faith to the return

of her brave husband,

and her sense of elation

on their day of reckoning

 

 

 

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#Ten word photo prompt

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After many years she discovered that she was colour blind

 

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MLMM’s #Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, December 26th 2018

Back home from the War,

many uncertain if by,

luck or God’s judgment

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COLLEEN’S WEEKLY #TANKA TUESDAY #POETRY CHALLENGES NO. 115, Fly & Sing #SYNONYMSONLY

From on high we hear

a shower, a melody,

of light, gilded rain,

seldom seen the skylark, who

soars aloft in tuneful voice

 

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Alphabet haiku #LetterY

Yucky yetis yowl,

yodelling yeomen yoke yaks

yields yellow yoghurt.

 

 

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Sue Vincent’s #Thursday photo prompt: Setting #writephoto

And all those gathered on the Plain of Saarkand breathed a sigh of relief as one.

For as they looked to the East, the first rays of the New Sun arose over the hill that was called The Old Maid’s breast.
The harsh days of the cold season were past until the dark days arrived once more, as ordained by the Spirits of Earth and Sky.

With the rising of the sun the dark shadow of the beast, which the more superstitious among them had perceived as Kerhaan, the Dragon of Darkness, began to fade and crumble into glowing silver clouds. Soon to fall as life-giving rain on the high mountains. The rivers would flow freely once more down to the barren plain.

So would begin the new life phase.

Encouraged by the daily, ever-rising heat of the sun and the watering of the beast’s blood the farmers could once more begin the tilling of the earth and the sowing of the seed.

The Elders would continue to offer the sacrifice to the Ancestors and if they were not displeased once more would they fill the grain stores and feed their flocks.

Life for all would be good again.

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