Category Archive: poem

Poem: Saturday Afternoon in July

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I know, it isn’t July any longer, but it IS still summer.  Robert has promised to provide a poem to publish on my blog at least once a month.   Given my son’s impossible… Continue reading

A word & a poem

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  A word & a poem from my son. He is the serious poet in the family, and he will be sending me more poems during the year to publish on my blog.… Continue reading

Poetry : An Ode To Friendship

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Finishing Line Press has published my son’s newest book of poetry! I’m trying to convince him to publish a poem on my blog at least once a month. If you’d like to see… Continue reading

Ronovan Writes Décima Poetry Challenge: Shimmer.

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Décima Challenge of SHIMMER in the C rhyme line: 10 lines of poetry that rhyme, 8 syllables per line. Rhyming pattern:  ABBAACCDDC OR  two stanzas of ABBA/ACCDDC. <_><_><_> CYCLE OF LIFE Shining in a desert… Continue reading

Ruins

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The library of Alexandria burns. We surf for information Starved of knowledge.   Atlantis sweeps away ruins of history. Reimagined priests worship Brahman’s sacrifice.   Ten thousand years, Sahara’s secrets waited. We bury… Continue reading

Ronovan Writes Décima & Haiku poetry challenge :

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DÉCIMA: 10 lines of poetry that rhyme. 8 syllables per line.   SET RHYMING PATTERN: ABBAACCDDC OR  two stanzas of ABBA/ACCDDC. THE CHALLENGE WORD:  (CONTRAST) in the A rhyme line. HAIKU:  3 lines.  5 syllables in the… Continue reading

Reflections of life

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Life will become what it is, my time a flash of tiny light dancing in a celestial stream. . Why fear death when the prison of body falls away? We soar above the… Continue reading

RONOVAN WRITES : Knock

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Décima  (8 syllables, 10 lines, rhyme pattern: abbaaccddc) Today’s Décima challenge is the word KNOCK.  This word must be one of the A line words. Then the other A line(s) word(s) must rhyme with KNOCK. For instructions about… Continue reading

I needed this today…

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It’s been one of those days.  Not the end of the world, just the kind of day where you hit yourself on the forehead with the heel of your hand and say, “What… Continue reading

Yet another non-profound saying

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  Seek what you cannot perceive, strive to learn what you cannot know. For the spark of knowledge to ignite, curiosity must grow. — Joelle LeGendre