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A Pondering Poet




~God Bless Each~


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At early dawn

I came to be...

with pen in hand

and a loving dream...




Echoing Resolve


Easy river run
down vast beauty light
in morning dawn
crest before my eyes

For autumn rain has gone
sparking light of silver grace
now lay peaceful strokes
on hillside of new day

Each thought still remain
in splashed hues of poetic verse
a quenching bath of love
upon soft sky of birth






Blog Posted:3/6/2012 1:49:00 PM

A Test To Improve Your Short Form

How to get everthing you need to say in 3-short lines?

Go For It

Give It A Try

KIMO form is acceptable.

This form of poetry was invented in  Israel.
Kimo is a post-Haiku Poetic form,
consisting of three lines of  10, 7, and 6 syllables.
Kimo has evolved from the need of more
than 5,  7, and 5 syllables as in a Haiku or Senryu.
It usually describes one frozen scene that has no  movement in it.

-------ONE KIMO-------




Lets see some art.......

God bless


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  1. Date: 3/11/2012 9:41:00 PM
    i have posted. my first dig at Kimo...was a gr8 experience for me to understand the technicality and write it...!~sashi

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  1. Date: 3/7/2012 7:45:00 PM
    I'm in

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  1. Date: 3/7/2012 11:31:00 AM
    ut oh a dreaded brief form,,,geeezz you know I like to talk! LOL Light & Love

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  1. Date: 3/6/2012 8:46:00 PM
    yesssss, rick... i missed your last gig and will work on this.. more success and hugggs to you..;)

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  1. Date: 3/6/2012 8:36:00 PM
    Im in!

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  1. Date: 3/6/2012 4:57:00 PM
    Thanks poetic chic-a-roonies

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  1. Date: 3/6/2012 3:58:00 PM
    sounds like a lovely contest. I do enjoy kimo because they are not so limiting as a haiku is!

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  1. Date: 3/6/2012 2:26:00 PM
    I'm thinking, I'm thinking! LOL

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  1. Date: 3/6/2012 2:11:00 PM
    Get busy Carolyn

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  1. Date: 3/6/2012 2:07:00 PM
    This will be a challenge, Rick. Don't think I've tried a kimo yet, but I like the theme of the single tree standing in a distant field. I'm sure you'll get some fantastic entries! Love, Carolyn

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My Poems

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9/17/2014Bitter SweetRhymelost love,
1/21/2014and again youLyriclove,
11/28/2013Beauty of MysteryFree verselife,nature,
11/16/2013Blue Winter DeathFree verselost,nature,
7/21/2013Of Greed And GuiltVersedeath,desire,life,lost,po
7/20/2013Captcha - A Great PossessionAcrosticbible,inspirational,jesus
7/18/2013A Soldier's CryFree verseself,war,
7/15/2013Long Ago She Was GoneVerselost love,
7/15/2013Watch Your MouthClerihewsatire,
7/14/2013Haiku 222Haikunature,
7/13/2013A Grand DesignVersebeautiful,freedom,inspira
7/7/2013Tangled VinesFree verselust,
7/7/2013Silently I WalkedRhymelost love,
6/24/2013Words On LifeFree verseage,youth,
6/18/2013Upon The Day - A Summer DreamRhymebeauty,june,love,nature,
6/14/2013Facet's Of Love - From The Novel - Of Only OneVersedeath,desire,life,nature,
6/14/2013Summer CoupletCoupletdeath,life,nature,summer,
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