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National Poetry Month Contest: Day 12 – Water

Today’s theme is “Water.” Water may seem soft and fickle, but give it time. It gets where it wants to go, no matter what’s in its way. water trickles ‘round and over, ceaseless ‘til rocks wither away  The theme for … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month Contest: Day 11-Clouds

Today’s theme is “Clouds.” Unfortunately, due to being out of town, I didn’t get to post a haiku for Day 10. But if you have a haiku with the theme “Books,” feel free to enter it in today’s comments! When … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month Contest: Day 9 – School

Today’s theme is “School.” There’s nothing like seeing the world all new again through the eyes of my grandchildren. Through Tommy’s eyes, I can wonder about the whale that lives in the neighborhood pond. Through Allie’s eyes, I corn on the … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month Contest: Day 8 – Trees

Today’s theme is “Trees.” Sometimes I miss the quiet of living in the country. One of my favorite “sounds of silence” was the way the wind whispered through the trees. Living in Dallas, I occasionally hear momentary whispers. But too … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month Contest: Day 7 – Flowers

Welcome to Day 7 of National Poetry Month! Today’s theme is “Flowers.” The theme for tomorrow is “trees.” What will you write? To enter for a chance to win a copy of my book, Life: Haiku by Haiku, leave a comment … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month Contest: Day 6 – Love

Welcome to Day 6 of National Poetry Month! Today’s theme is “Love.” The theme for tomorrow is “flowers.” What will you write? To enter for a chance to win a copy of my book, Life: Haiku by Haiku, leave a comment … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month Contest: Day 5 – Life

Welcome to Day 5 of National Poetry Month! Today’s theme is “Life.” Life is a river Shall I fight the current or Let go and float home The theme for tomorrow is “love.” What will you write? To enter for a … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month Contest: Day 4 – Cats

Welcome to Day 4 of National Poetry Month! Today’s theme is “Cats.” How silly I’d look If, when you walk through the door, I wagged my tail. Humph. The theme for tomorrow is “life.” What will you write? To enter for … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month Haiku Contest: Day 3 – Dogs

Welcome to Day 3 of National Poetry Month! Today’s theme is “Dogs.” Obi Kenobi a poke of his nose at dawn the best alarm clock The theme for tomorrow is “cats.” What will you write? To enter for a chance … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month Haiku Contest: Day 2 – Colors

Welcome to Day 2 of National Poetry Month! Today’s theme is “Colors.” dandelion ditched thousand wishes blown away for a new color The theme for tomorrow is “dogs.” What will you write? To enter for a chance to win a … Continue reading

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