Category Archives: POETRY

Poems I write, and learn to write in different forms.

Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge

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Ronovan Writes #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #299 Bright&Fight

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Bright&Fight

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I fight with the light

It is never bright enough

Put in a new bulb

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Ronovan Writes #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #300 Grit&Quit

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Grit&Quit

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Storm that shows it’s grit

Haboob blowing sand won’t quit

Drifts grow bit by bit

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Ronovan Writes Haiku Challenge

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Ronovan Writes #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #298 Bay&Play

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Today’s words we are prompted to use in a Haiku poem are:

Bay & Play

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Loud and mournful sound

A signal for us to play

Basset Hound will bay

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This is Maggie, the Basset Hound we used to have. She was with us for many years, and was a wonderful dog. She definitely loved to play, and to bay. 🙂

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Maggie

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© 2020 BS

One Minute Poem

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I’ve done these a few times, and it’s something fun. I take only one minute (timed) to write some words into some sort of silly poem. This is the latest. 🙂

One Minute Poem

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I watch TV

But not real – lee

Shows come and go

What about I don’t know

Flip the channel again and again

For what?

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© 2020 BS

American Sentence Poem

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American Sentence Poem 🌼

Here’s something new I tried. It is an invented poetry form called the American Sentence,

I found out about it from Paul, another blogger, at this link:

Invented Poetry Forms – The American Sentence

Click the above link to see how it works.

These are my first attempts: Yay or Nay?

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Seventeen syllables, all in a row your boat down the sentence stream

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Let me get this straight run on sentence like a Haiku but not really

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© 2020 BS

Just Jot It January # 30 – (Un) Finished

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Just Jot It January # 30 – (Un) Finished

Daily Prompt – JusJoJan the 30th, 2020

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Today’s prompt comes to us compliments of Lauren. Thank you, Lauren!

Your prompt for JusJoJan January 30th, 2020, is “finished.” Use the word “finished” any way you’d like. Enjoy!

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This is a poem I wrote back in 2015.

I was using the rhymed couplets to show peace, and the capitalized middle words to show anger that that after all this time, there is still war. – unceasing and never finished. Also by using words of nature showing how it can be peaceful and lovely days at times, and violent stormy days, too.

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blue sky with pink clouds shaped like a wishbone

UNFINISHED

Quietly, quietly drift the clouds

Far above Earth’s rowdy crowds

THUNDER

Parading stately across the sky

Painting paradise in our eye

CRASHES

Take a moment to gaze above

Fill your senses with peace and love

LIGHTNING

Imagine floating without a care

Our mortal souls are free up there

FLASHES

Beauty does our eyes behold

Orange, pink, and nature’s gold

WIND

Sunrise, sunset, and in between

Starry nights, a moonlit gleam

GNASHES

Dream along, embracing peace

Praying for all war to cease

ANGER

Pure air inhale, life’s true incense

Live and love your truth…intense…

LASHES

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© 2020 BS

Just Jot It January # 21 – Scraggly

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Just Jot It January # 21 – Scraggly

Daily Prompt – JusJoJan the 21st, 2020

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Today’s prompt word is brought to us by Cheryl. Thanks, Cheryl. 🙂

Your prompt for JusJoJan January 21st, 2020, is “scraggly.” Use the word “scraggly” any way you’d like. Have fun!

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Scraggly

irregular; uneven; jagged.
shaggy; ragged; unkempt.
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Fun, Funny, Clown, Silly, Party, Happy
Scraggly Baggly was a mess
The hair on his head grew less and less
His scraggly beard was sketchy and shaggy
The clothes he wore were woefully baggy
Yet still he had a grin on his face
With his teeth in no particular place
For his friends they urged at their behest
To straighten up – a reasonable request
And so in time with lots of work
Scraggly Baggly did not shirk
He turned into a handsome lad
Now all concerned were very glad
By combing his hair, and trimming his beard
It wasn’t as bad as he had feared
His teeth were straightened and shiny white
Now Scraggly looked and felt just right.
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~ cartoon photo from Pixabay ~
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© 2020 BS

 

Just Jot It January # 19 – Gobbledygook

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Just Jot It January # 19 – Gobbledygook

Daily Prompt – JusJoJan the 19th, 2020

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Today’s JusJoJan prompt word is brought to us by Jim. Thank you so much, Jim!

Your prompt for JusJoJan January 19th, 2020, is “gobbledygook.” Use the word “gobbledygook” any way you’d like. Have fun!

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gobbledygook – wordy and generally unintelligible jargon

galimatias

A confused and often pretentious mixture esp. of words…gobbledygook.

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I hear your wall of words

They make no sense to me

You sound like a turkey

Making gobbledy

Maybe other birds

Know just what you mean

When you speak your galimatias

I just want to shush the mush

Of which I’m not so keen

So take a page from a dictionary book

Stop talking all that gobbledygook

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© 2020 BS

 

 

A Glow in the Night

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A Glow in the Night

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I was writing this poem for a poetry challenge, but it turned out too long for that one. I still wanted to post it though, because it expresses my hope, love, and Peace for all.

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A Glow in the Night

A glow – a glow

Of Angel wings

Of children’s eyes

For all bright things

A glow about this holy night

A time for silence and delight

I wish you Peace

I wish you Joy

I wish for Love

All girls and boys

I wish you tenderness and toys

A glow in our hearts

Which never departs

For memories bright

May you always hold tight

This glow – a glow

A glow in the night

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~photo of night sky and brilliant golden star from Pixabay~

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