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Wake, butterfly -
It's late, we've miles
To go together.

-Matsuo Basho

Year’s end, all
corners of this
floating world, swept

--Matsuo Basho


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Blog Posted:11/20/2013 9:50:00 PM

New Contest... A Kiss Under the Mistletoe

See Contest Page for details...

Can't wait to read your entries!

Happy Holidays everyone!!

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  1. Date: 11/22/2013 1:18:00 AM
    Well somehow I missed your last contest so I will definitely l look into this one..Great idea for a Christmas contest!

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  1. Date: 11/21/2013 10:13:00 AM
    :-)... great idea. SKAT

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  1. Date: 11/21/2013 12:32:00 AM
    a cute idea!!!

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  1. Date: 11/20/2013 10:30:00 PM
    ooo... This one is perfect. --Fits the upcoming holiday.. I might just try one. Cute contest idea... LINDA...

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My Past Blog Posts

Date Posted: 2/4/2015 2:58:00 PM
Contest Update and New Year's Wishes
Date Posted: 12/31/2014 12:20:00 PM
A Kiss Under the Mistletoe Winners Finally!
Date Posted: 12/16/2014 11:29:00 AM
Pucker Up!
Date Posted: 11/20/2013 9:50:00 PM
Date Posted: 11/20/2013 4:36:00 PM
My First Contest!
Date Posted: 10/13/2013 2:39:00 AM

My Recent Poems

Date PostedPoemTitleFormCategories
3/1/2015 Gathering Dust Free verseage,heartbroken,lonelines
2/22/2015 An Angel In Disguise Rhymeangel,farm,lost love,sold
2/20/2015 Save A Dance Sonnetdance,light,spring,sun,
2/17/2015 Silent Stars Rhymehusband,inspiration,love,
2/16/2015 Yesterday's Pain Still Fresh Free versedark,death,feelings,lost
2/16/2015 Out of Water Quatrainbeach,dream,longing,ocean
2/15/2015 No Obstacle Kimodream,life,time,youth,
2/15/2015 Flower Song Rhymeflower,music,spring,
2/15/2015 Hour of Shame Coupletcommunity,religion,sin,st
2/14/2015 A Dark Valentine's Day Free versedark,loneliness,valentine
2/13/2015 Wee Hours Free verseabuse,addiction,angst,for
2/13/2015 A Spring Hike Abecedariannature,spring,
2/11/2015 Love Life Acrosticfaith,joy,life,love,
2/10/2015 My Morning Song Rhymeblessing,children,love,
2/10/2015 No Fairy Tale Rhymecourage,hope,princess,
2/9/2015 Tanka Tears Tankacry,death,lost love,
2/8/2015 My Indulgent Vacation Rubaiyatbeach,dream,summer,vacati
2/7/2015 Breath Of Love Quatrainlonging,love,spring,
2/5/2015 Life Is Like A Maypole Trioletcolor,may,seasons,youth,
1/30/2015 Afraid To Fly Free versefear,flying,introspection
1/29/2015 My Dance Partners - Visual 2 Sijodance,longing,moon,nature
1/28/2015 Redemption Day Rhymeday,faith,light,thanks,
1/27/2015 Back Home Rispettoabsence,
1/25/2015 Under the Willow Trees Free versechildhood,death of a frie
1/25/2015 Year of the Goat Tankaanimal,art,celebration,hi
1/24/2015 A New Day Rhymefaith,music,
1/22/2015 Summer Haiku Haikubeach,seasons,summer,
1/21/2015 My Dream of Heaven Dizainfaith,father daughter,hea
1/18/2015 Shackled In The Dark Free versebereavement,
1/18/2015 Uncharted Waters Rhymeappreciation,longing,love
1/15/2015 No Tears Coupletfear,future,hope,
1/15/2015 Cricket's Song Versemusic,nature,night,
1/14/2015 Even Now Free verseblessing,love,marriage,
1/14/2015 Winter's End Free versenature,spring,summer,
1/13/2015 A Place In the Sun Rhymefaith,light,love,
1/13/2015 Count Dracula's Spell Quatraincharacter,fear,gothic,
1/12/2015 Hope Gone Diminished Hexaversegrief,hope,sorrow,time,
1/12/2015 Lavender Sunset, Visual 6 Cinquaincolor,peace,sky,
1/10/2015 Faith Is A Powerful Thing Acrosticchristian,faith,inspirati
1/8/2015 Somewhere Free versebeach,imagery,night,
1/7/2015 This Year Quintain (English)identity,inspiration,intr
1/5/2015 Magic Beans Personificationdream,magic,summer,
1/5/2015 Stay Quatrainforgiveness,heartbreak,lo
1/4/2015 A Long Shadow Tankaimagery,insect,introspect
1/3/2015 Stepping Into Carnival Evening ekphrasisart,dark,light,mystery,wi
1/2/2015 Buried Gold Quatrainabsence,betrayal,
12/26/2014 In the Moment Sonnetbeauty,inspiration,night,
12/26/2014 December Magic Quintain (English)beauty,
12/25/2014 When You Stumble Free versebible,bird,
12/23/2014 One With Her Music Rhymegirl,music,passion,
12/20/2014 Loneliest Winter Day Free versegrief,sorrow,winter,
12/18/2014 Winds Obey Ninettemythology,wind,
12/18/2014 The Birth of Dawn Versebeauty,birth,
12/15/2014 A Rose Garden Epithalamiumbeauty,blessing,
12/15/2014 Under a Watchful Sky Personificationart,community,sky,
12/14/2014 Whispers of Your Soul Rhymebeauty,
12/13/2014 Bittersweet Memories Cinquaingrief,longing,nostalgia,
12/12/2014 The Fallen Temptress Enclosed Rhymeallegory,loneliness,night
12/11/2014 Christmas Future Rhymechristmas,family,future,
12/10/2014 A Glimpse of Humanity Free versechange,discrimination,hop
12/9/2014 Silent No More Sonnetcourage,emotions,politica
12/7/2014 Ralphie Clerihew Clerihewchildhood,christmas,humor
12/6/2014 Finding Joy This Season Didacticchristmas,joy,love,thanks
12/6/2014 Jesus Help Me - written by my seven-year-old son, Dylan Versechildhood,christian,praye
12/5/2014 A New Moon Free versebeauty,family,love,new ye
12/5/2014 Footsteps Versefaith,hope,love,
12/5/2014 Death's Shadow Rhymedeath,faith,life,
12/1/2014 A Poem For PD Free versebeauty,
12/1/2014 Hoping for Love and Trust Verseaddiction,betrayal,hope,t
12/1/2014 Blame The Moon Quatraindream,longing,moon,
11/30/2014 One Broken Monoku Monokuflower,nature,sky,
11/28/2014 Gift of Love Acrosticbeauty,
11/26/2014 Christmas Snow Villanellebeauty,christmas,snow,
11/25/2014 Breath of Love Verselove,romance,words,
11/24/2014 Tropical Blooms Rispettobeach,beauty,
11/23/2014 A Silent Prayer Coupletfaith,prayer,sky,
11/21/2014 Frozen In Crystalline - Number2 Crystallinenostalgia,snow,winter,
11/21/2014 Inspired by Heartbreak Quaternlost love,nostalgia,writi
11/19/2014 What the Eyes Cannot See Free verseenvironment,loss,natural
11/19/2014 Our Oak in Autumn Crystallineautumn,longing,love,
11/17/2014 Wings of Fire Rhymefire,nature,night,
11/16/2014 Lord, I Need You Free versefaith,prayer,
11/16/2014 A Night to Remember Rhymeart,dance,love,
11/14/2014 Not My Dream Job Rhymechildren,jobs,teen,
11/14/2014 Falling Petals Free verseautumn,
11/13/2014 Taking a Ride Across the Sky Rhymefantasy,tribute,
11/11/2014 Living In the Past Quatrainbest friend,loss,love,mis
11/11/2014 Remember This Soldier Rhymeappreciation,military,rem
11/10/2014 The Heart of Imagination Dizainabsence,
11/9/2014 Sequence Cinqkuchristmas,loss,memory,
11/7/2014 Earth and Sky Diamanteearth,sky,
11/6/2014 Silhouette of Night Versebeauty,dance,night,
11/6/2014 A Secret Pantoumgrief,memory,sorrow,
11/5/2014 I Am Free verseintrospection,
11/5/2014 For You Free versecheer up,encouraging,
11/5/2014 Casseroles Epulaeryufood,thanksgiving,
11/4/2014 Fading Porch Light Sonnetdepression,loneliness,
11/1/2014 Inspired by Gaia Haibunearth,nature,sky,spiritua
10/28/2014 She Deserves Respect Rispettolove,relationship,
11/30/2013 Winter Tears Tankadecember,depression,winte

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Fav Poems

Aerophobia-The Fear of Flying Free verseangst,fear,
Where Rhymelonging,son,
Dandelion Wishing Diminished Hexaversenostalgia
Seasons Go Round the Mountains Haikunature
Footprints to Follow Coupletchildhood,inspirational
Grandpa Coupletchildhood,loss,sadold,chi
Soul Feast Ethereefaith,inspirational,relig
Windows Rhymeintrospection,life,life,l
Star Sugar Trioletnature,
The Avalanche Trioletnature,ocean,
God Created Lullaby Tankanature,
Jewelry Notebook Free versehappiness,heart,me,sweet,
My Shoes Free verseadventure,me,me,
Without You Free versehusband,
Stars and Sky Haikuspace,
Two Old Flames Senryulove,romance,
magnetized Senryudedication,love,
AFTER THE FURY Sijolove,people,
INTO THE GAIETY OF SPRING Quintain (English)happiness,seasons,
To Love Another Day Quatrainlove,me,
SENSUAL WATERS Rondeauhappiness,time,
In My Heart Theres A Melody Rhymefaith,inspirational,heart
BRIDAL DRESS FOR THE HAWTHORN TREE Quintain (English)nature,spring,tree,may,sp
My Valentine Gift Tankalove,
Tea For Two Free versepassion,romance,
GUIDING MY ROAM Coupletfear,
His Bouquet Nonetnature,
Silent Joy Nonethappiness,life,places,
Complete Trust Tankainspirational,
Forget me-knots Free verseadventure,world,life,
Sweet Nonetlove,passion,
Gold Quatrainhappiness,nature,
Moonlight Sonata Free versemoon,nostalgia,
OUTGROWN Free versedaughter,life,nostalgia,d
A Poet Looks At 4 AM Coupletintrospection,on writing
UNFORGOTTEN Versechildhood,hope,nostalgia,
Empty Shells Versedeath,peace,
Flowers Fill Her Universe Terza Rimahappiness,life,nature,pas
The Stone Wall Free versedevotion,inspirational,
Slowly Turning Japanese Free verselife,passion,love,,giggle
Missing Mother Versedepression,devotion,me,mi
Spirits of Fallen Soldiers Versefaith,war,
Missing My Little Boys Rhymelove,nostalgia,son,
OVERHEARD CONVERSATION Quatraininspirational,people,word
Why He Beams Diminished Hexaverseimagination,love,
Tidal Lullabyes Diminished Hexaverseimagination,mystery,
Blue Butterfly Verseallegory,love,nature,pass
Little Girls And Kittens Rhymeanimals,childhood,
Choose to be Rhymeinspirational,introspecti
Flowers Blooming Everywhere Rhymenature,
Galactic Song Pantoumimagination,world,love,mo
Midnight Pearls Than-Baukintrospection,love,
Prolonged Exposure Dizainangst,death,husband,sad,w
I Fix My Eyes On Eternity Rhymefaith,inspirational,life,
Persistent Memories Rhymelife,
Doble Capricorn-Reposted for Contest Acrosticon writing and words,
Honey to a Spoon Free versenature,
Days of Summer Quatrainlife,seasons,summer,summe
H-E-A-R-T of L-O-V-E Shapei love you,life,love,
Heavens' Doorway Free versedeath,faith,god,life,me,p
Secreted Pond Tankalove,passion,
MUSINGS Sonnetinspirational,on writing
Well of Love 1 Free verselove,
From Rainbow to Romance Verselove,romance,
My Golden Dream Verseromance,
Amended-Van Gogh's 'Starry Night' Haikuallegory,art,lost love,
Lonely Leaf in the Water Rhymenature,sea,water,
Love Blind Duo-rhyme Rhymeangst,lost love,
A MINER'S PRAYER Kyriellehistory,life,people,
TUNES OF WAVES Rhymemusic,nature,ocean,
when autumn comes Narrativedeath,loss,sad,autumn,aut
Autumn Free verseautumn,lost,nature,season
BLUE NOTES Sonnetart,imagination,music,old
VERS LIBRE, A CONSTANZA Rhymeon writing and words,word
Veronique Rhymesong-lyric,
Drawing on Time Versededication,faith,life,may
a constant flyer: my flight, my fancy Free versehope,life,love,me,passion
SAFEWORD Sonnetlove,lust,
Turn Down The Voices In My Head Free verselost love,sad,
The Scarlet Rose Rhymeallegory,
PLUS-SIZED WOMEN Coupletbody,image,
Titanic Free versehistory,sea,
Three Hundred Iambic Pentameteradventure,dark,death,epic
It Matters Not Quatraindark,lost love,
Angel Eyes Rhymefantasy,
Rain-Scent of Clover Free versenature,rain,
Where The White Rose Blooms Quatraindeath,funeral,garden,heav
IN THE MOOD Light Poetryadventure,woman,
RIPPLES Free versesad,writing,
A Child's Christmas Rhymechristmas,
Don't Stress Christmas I do not know?christian,christmas,corru
My Puppy Rhymeanimal,children,dog,fun,f
Who Is The Poet Free versebeauty,
Portrait of Nature Free verseearth,nature,
Intangible Free versechange,childhood,conflict
A Love Story Free verseculture,deep,emotions,los
Frank Herrera Once Wrote Free versecourage,identity,truth,
a lonely row Verselonely,love,
John Lennon Narrativemusic,

Fav Poets

Carolyn Devonshire United States Flag United States Read
Carrie Richards United States Flag United States Read
Tim Ryerson United States Flag United States Read
Andrea Dietrich United States Flag United States Read
Poet Destroyer A United States Flag United States Read
Wilma Neels South Africa Flag South Africa Read
nette onclaud Philippines Flag Philippines Read
kash poet India Flag India Read
Mystic Rose Canada Flag Canada Read
Black Eyed Susan United States Flag United States Read
Cyndi MacMillan Canada Flag Canada Read
Yolanda Jones United States Flag United States Read
Yesha Shah India Flag India Read
MAUREEN LEFANUE Australia Flag Australia Read
Brenda Victoria Northeast Australia Flag Australia Read
Rhonda Johnson-Saunders United States Flag United States Read
Erich Goller United States Flag United States Read
Araceli Hosea United States Flag United States Read
craig cornish United States Flag United States Read
Debbie Guzzi United States Flag United States Read
Drake Eszes United States Flag United States Read
Maurice Yvonne Canada Flag Canada Read
sashi prabhu India Flag India Read
Brenda Meier-Hans Canada Flag Canada Read
Eileen Manassian Lebanon Flag Lebanon Read
Giorgio A. V. Greece Flag Greece Read
Anne Lise Andresen Norway Flag Norway Read
David Meade United States Flag United States Read
Gail Angel Doyle United States Flag United States Read
Broken Butterfly Canada Flag Canada Read
Pandita Sanchez United States Flag United States Read
Laura Leiser United States Flag United States Read
Monterey Sirak United States Flag United States Read
Sandra Haight United States Flag United States Read
Erica Lewis Canada Flag Canada Read
JAN ALLISON United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom Read