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25 February 2016
24 February 2016
and spit (mentally).
Who'd have imagined
sweet, petite, pretty,
desired to own me?
mere irritations at first.
Eventually I hacked my way out
through tough strangler vines –
left her alone in her bubble.
Written for Quadrille 3: bubble at dVerse
20 February 2016
18 February 2016
And more colour –
And the ornaments –
Written for dVerse Poetics – Room With or Without a View.
(In this case the room IS the view.)
P.S. Colleen asks, in the comments, 'What, no brooms?' Of course there are brooms, one at each outside door:
Photos © Rosemary Nissen-Wade 2016. These photos are mine and should not be copied or used in any way without permission.
16 February 2016
'The age difference doesn't matter,' he told me. 'Our minds have no age. We just are.'
unknown to me then
12 February 2016
Moonlight Reflection by Peter Kratochvil, public domain.
Another Rondel for dVerse Meeting the Bar, as I got the first attempt a bit wrong.
a slinky feline all my own.
A Rondel for Meeting the Bar, at dVerse. (I see too late that I've made mistakes in the rhyme scheme, but can't find a good way to fix it now.)
Photo © Rosemary Nissen-Wade 2016. This photo is mine and should not be copied or used in any way without permission.
9 February 2016
7 February 2016
It's Flash 55 PLUS! right now at 'imaginary garden with real toads'. This time the PLUS is to use one of twenty-two words in other languages for which there is no English equivalent. 'Komorebi' is Japanese and means 'sunlight that filters through the leaves of trees'.
Also linking to Poetry Pantry #288 at Poets United
The photo is mine and should not be reproduced without permission. © Rosemary Nissen-Wade 2016
3 February 2016
1 February 2016
Linking to the latest Tuesday Platform at 'imaginary garden with real toads'.
Photo © Angela Junor 2016. All rights reserved.