An Artist, Photographer, Writer, Poet

# 1533 seize the poem prompt: glint

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treasure trove
way up North in Maine
twinkling hubcaps
thousands glimmering
calling to me ~ photo op
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big ones little ones
some with rust ~ or not
fancy or plain
glint in eyes for men and boys
ready to explore
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seize prompt: glint
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photo: (c) 2012 Saradunn
Hubcap Heaven up North in Maine
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# 1532 seize prompt: fire

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winter solstice
Rose Hips and Ships play
fire gathering
promise of returning light
hot molten glass transformed
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seize prompt: fire
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photo: (2014) Saradunn

# 1531 Seize the Poem: prompt: busy. Lily Pond

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hop scotching blossoms
so many buds ~ so little time
whisper of wings
full tummy tonight
busy dizzy dragonfly
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seize prompt: busy
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photo: (c) 2016 Saradunn
Small water lily pond Deer Isle, Maine, USA
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This lily pond I found turning the car around pulling into the
large space next to the road…it is at the bottom of two steep
hills and when driving, attention is paid to the road, not the
surprises beside it. It now is a “must stop” .. always something
of beauty there in and out of lily season.

# 1530 … seize the poem prompt: tide

incoming tide
Blue Hill bay shores
on shore breeze
the rock never wavers
stands firm waiting for change
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seize prompt: tide

.photo: (c) 2015 Saradunn

 

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# 1529 .. seize the poem prompt: busy

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summer time
sea creatures lure
tourists play
lobsters scatter ~ others pose
fishy questions galore
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The Penobscot East Resource Center
in Stonington, Maine, has a wonderful
interactive room including a touch tank
filled with sea creatures including a
rare albino (actually sort of light blue)
lobster. Catching a white lobster
is a rare occurrence – only 1 in 100,000,000 !!
I did get “selfie” of the lobster in my hand
to mark the day.
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seize the poem prompt: busy

photo: (c) 2016 Saradunn
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seize the poem prompt: midnight

photo: favim.com

photo: favim.com

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seize the poem prompt: midnight
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My Response to the Prompt:
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midnight
my time to shine
ten PM to 2 AM
morning people scare me
smiling and cheerful
how can that be
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note:
I am so a night person…
living in a day person’s world.
CST is where I am at even in
Downeast Maine.
… I grew up in Wisconsin
and my biorhythm is set to
the time there … any where
I have lived… I finally just learned
to accept it… but hard for others
to understand !
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seize the poem prompt: silence (of passing trains)

photo: (c) 2015 Saradunn

photo: (c) 2015 Saradunn

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seize the poem prompt: silence
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My Response to the Prompt:

miss hearing
middle of night call
promptly at 2 AM
no train whistles at crossing
silence where comforting sound
once rode the rails
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Note:
The trains no longer run on this track
except for the Downeast Scenic Railroad
a fully restored operating railroad that runs
tourists excursions on this very track two
blocks from my home… and yes.. I can hear
the whistle blowing those days !
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Visit their facebook page to see all the fun
children of all ages can have with the train.
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