30 Haikus in 30 Days: 15-17

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As the halfway point comes and goes, my muse is still going strong when it comes to the challenge of writing 30 Haikus in 30 Days for the 2014 November PAD Chapbook Challenge, (via Poetic Asides).

November 15, 2014
Prompt: “Holy (blank),” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write your poem.

See Sunday Abroad post, Sunlit.

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November 16, 2014
Prompt: Write an explanatory poem.

The wise oak explains
our branches let sparrows rest
and fly without wings

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November 17, 2014
Prompt: Write an afflicted poem.

Lightning flashes down
flames erupt and scorch the land
Tears fall on black ash

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c.b.w. 2014