Poem A Day Challenge: April 24-26

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With only a few days remaining the  2015 April Poem A Day Challenge, this blog should be back to regular programming soon! Thanks for following along as I navigate through National Poetry Month.

April 24, 2015
Prompt: moment

I.
fallen flowers
float for a moment
morning breeze

II.
clouds roll overhead
gravel crunches
beneath my feet

III.
rainclouds break apart
just in time
for sunset

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April 25, 2015
Prompt: across the sea

Queen Mary’s Garden

I.
June’s first rain
settles in the center
of a white rose

II.
Triton’s fountain
sprinkles the pond
along with the rain

III.
grey clouds loom
over a path covered
with rose petals

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April 26, 2015
Prompt: Shakespearean Words

I. Blush

clouds blush
at the sight
of an early moon

II. Moonbeam

midnight rain
drops catch the glow
of a full moon

II. Radiance

black water
reflects the stars
flickering fire

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c.b.w. 2015

Poem A Day Challenge: April 21-23

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I can’t believe there’s only a week remaining in the 2015 April Poem A Day Challenge! It’s all gone by so fast, but I’ve enjoyed every minute.

April 21, 2015
Prompt: You are / You are not

You, my love, . . . are not.

I.
sun through the blinds
your morning smile
keeps me warm

II.
rain taps the window
your side of the bed
leaves me cold

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April 22, 2015
Prompt: nature

the nature of wind

I.
a cool touch
sways the jasmine
to float on the vine

II.
a cool touch
sways the jasmine
to float on the vine

III.
a warm breath
lets the sun dance
between palm leaves

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April 23, 2015
Prompt: historic

I.
strolling on the Thames
centuries go by
in just a few steps

II.
ancient stones
lie on a bed
of spring grass

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c.b.w. 2015