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Rain: A Welcome Refreshment from the Heat

Last week my daughter, Jamie Bagley, provided a writing prompt that asked the question,What do you do when the rain calls you?  I guess there's still a kid in me. These first two haiku and subsequent writing are my response to Jamie's prompt.  A Summer Rain Drip, drop, drip drop, drip Slowly comes the summer rain… Continue reading Rain: A Welcome Refreshment from the Heat

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Stars and Blooms and Following Dreams

Star & Bloom are the haiku prompt words for the weekly haiku challenge at Ronovan Writes. My first thought was of the sun, one of the stars of the universe. It is very hot and bright. No one could survive if we lived too close to it. The naked eye cannot behold it without being… Continue reading Stars and Blooms and Following Dreams

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Re-Purposed: Something from the Past

One Christmas, my mother gave me a quilt she had made from some of my grandmother's old dresses. I was thrilled, because it brought back memories from childhood.  The words Color & Warmth are the prompts for Ronovan Writes #weeklyhaikuchallenge.  I knew I needed to write about that quilt.     Dresses Re-Purposed   Feel the cozy… Continue reading Re-Purposed: Something from the Past

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Plain Country Roads More Beautiful than Interstates

Fast & Plain are the prompt words for the #weeklyhaikuchallenge at Ronovan Writes. I like to choose scenes from my life to use as inspiration for my poems. At first I wasn't sure about how to use these two words. Then I thought of my recent trip driving back to South Carolina from Illinois this week.   On interstates… Continue reading Plain Country Roads More Beautiful than Interstates

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Leap & Throb: Two Very Different Haiku Poems

Leap & Throb are the words for Ronovan Writes weekly haiku challenge. The first thought I had is how our hearts leap and throb within us when we are excited or nervous. You may even see children running and leaping when they are dismissed for summer vacation. A bride just before her wedding, a new… Continue reading Leap & Throb: Two Very Different Haiku Poems

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Behold and See Beautiful Flowers Described in Haiku

This week's haiku challenge from Ronovan Writes are the words Behold & See. It seems to me these words could be used in so many ways. First up is the honeysuckle. These blossoms are fragrant and actually tasty. My daughter would pull them apart and enjoy the nectar. The vines grow wild along the fence and climb… Continue reading Behold and See Beautiful Flowers Described in Haiku