Tag Archives: Octpowrimo 2015

Strix Aluco

rarely seen watcher, erect awaiting quarry: lethal night hunter Haiku for Octpowrimo day 22

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HAPPINESS for Octpo 19

  Happiness… …is taking a newly baked loaf from the oven …is soaking up the aroma …is tearing off a corner,  slathering it with butter …and scrunching on the crust …is an unexpected visit from friends …is champagne on the terrace … Continue reading

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A twofer from Wordle 221 for Octpo 18

How could I write a poem about weapons without swearing or weeping? It is my deeply held view that makers, sellers, buyers of weapons are as guilty of murder as those who use them. *** Transform the energy from good … Continue reading

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for Octpowrimon day 14 A reservoir of memory turns all our yesterdays into history, connects us with our ancestors.   Today meets yesterday when the mind throws off dreams. The slumbrous golden link between refreshes and equips us for our … Continue reading

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6-word-saturday and Octpowrimo day 10

Grassy path in autumn mode yesterday Beauty all around  lifts our morale in the season of Jock’s SADS. I’m making good progress with hand quilting the scrappy quilt, but it’s not yet worth a photo.  Octpowrimo keeps nagging me to … Continue reading

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