Some of My Favorite Poets

Writing 201: Poetry — Ben say it’s time for a poetry potluck.

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BWSBL  participates in a haiku challenge featured each week by Ronovan.

I enjoy BWSBL’S  poem because it tells of strength to win and keep freedom.

Force will not reveal,
Winning hand held tight chested,
Nothing trumps freedom.

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Colleen does too.

Colleen’s first line and the word fresh brought to mind not just a new year but a clean, white sheet of paper waiting for creative thoughts.

A fresh year draws nigh –

with the rising of the moon,

the old year expires.

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Aranislandgirl is a favorite of mine. She participates in the haiku challenge too.

Aranilandgirl writes of found objects, heart-shaped stones. The heart of stone in her poem is literal as well as figurative.

With a numbing chill

A heart of stone frets away

To its diamond core

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This last poem is from a favorite poetry blog hosted by more than one participant.

Scottishmomu wrote Sailed.

Scottishmomu incorporates metaphor in this poem. I take it to mean that the ship sailing is something that has happened and cannot be changed.

that ship

has sailed now

left without

a passenger or freight

have to smile

 resign self

queue with others

must needs grin and bear

and wait.

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