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      Automatic registration has been disabled. If you would like to join the Poetry Magnum Opus online community, use the "Contact Us" link at the bottom of this page and follow these instructions: 1. Check your email (including your spam folder) in a timely fashion for a reply. 2. After you receive a reply, use the "Sign Up" link at the top right corner of the page to create your account. Do this fast. I've lost my patience with people who use the "Contact Us" link to express interest in joining and then don't bother to check their email for a reply and don't bother to join after registration has been enabled. The queue fills up fast with spammers, and I have to spend my time sifting through the rubbish to delete them. The window of opportunity for joining will be short. I will not have my time wasted. If you don't check your email and you don't bother registering promptly, you will find that registration has been disabled and your future requests to join may go ignored. /s/ Tony ___________________ [Registration will only be enabled for a short while from the time your message is received, so please check your email for a reply and register within 12 hours of using the "Contact Us" link. (Be sure to check your spam folder if you don't see a reply to your message.)]
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      Blogs   05/01/2017

      Blogs are now accessible to Guests. Guests may read and reply to blog entries. We'll see how this works out. If Guest participation becomes troublesome, I'll disable Guest access. Members are encouraged to make use of the PMO Members' Promotional Blog to promote their published works. Simply add your latest entry to the blog. Include relevant information (your name or screen name, poem title, periodical name, hyperlink to the site where published, etc). If you have a lot of them and feel you need your own blog, let me know, and I will try to accommodate you. Members are encouraged to continue also posting their promotional topics in the Promotions forum on the board itself which is better suited for archiving promotions.
Tinker

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Camden 3 - Brooklyn 6 - Allexa 9 & Trinity 11 horsing around to Rock of Ages

haiku journal jvg #27

rocking out
in mommy's high heels
my grandkids <3

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haiku journal jvg #33

trees down, car submerged
photos of floods flash on screen
east coast disaster

For Tony and anyone else on the east coast in harm's way, stay safe and my prayers are with you.

~~Tink

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See, as predicted, there have been lapses.

haiku journal jvg #35

visit from old friend
hearts warm with memories
bark boat in stream

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haiku journal jvg #36

giant redwood limb
spikes through bedroom ceiling
rain soaks carpet

#37

slick rain soaked bows
smother 6 foot redwood fence
needles sting fingers

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haiku journal jvg # 39

 

winter stars hide

behind drifting darkened clowds

meadow wet from rain

Glad to see this thread is progressing Tink. ? typo clowds, sorry to rain on your parade so to speak. Frank

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Not a typo Frank I simply misspelled it. Thank you, I fixed it. Cloud is one of those words that every time I write it my brain questions w or u? And sometimes I pick correctly and other times not. But usually I have spell check to fix it for me, Last night I simply didn't take the time to check and correct and I know better. I had just come in from outside in the rainy darkness and here was Brendan's haiku counting the same stars I was missing. Brendan's haiku inspired a response in me, So I typed my haiku directly into this thread without spell check. I don't know why my brain doesn't want to let me hold that particular word spelling, Spelling rarely gives me problems. ~~smile~~

haiku journal jvg #40

memories leak
onto journal page
for granddaughter to read

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"Not a typo Frank I simply misspelled it. Brendan's haiku inspired a response in me, So I typed my haiku directly into this thread without spell check. I don't know why my brain doesn't want to let me hold that particular word spelling, Spelling rarely gives me problems. ~~smile~~

 

Oh I know Tink, easy to do, it's just some US variations catch me out, there are results searching for clowds one led me to a gay poet I never heard of whose eccentric spellings some argue are not wrong per ce apparently just his usage of his own version of language. His name Peter Orlovsky and clowds was how he spelt it. Just thought I'd mention that for interest's sake in passing.

Good haiku (s) as ever personal & pertinent duetting with Brendan a good double act going. Cheers Frank.

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haiku journal jvg #41

green snot runs
coughing kids sent home from school
all four down with flu

Desparation call from daughter-in-law on her way to pick up her 3rd child being sent home from school today. Her youngest was home sick to start with. She has gotten 3 separate calls, 3 separate trips. 9am, 10:30 and 11am. Lucky for me I live so far away. I'm sorry I can't help but happy I will not be exposed.

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haiku journal jvg #44

little hand on two
big hand clicks to eleven
my bed beckons

and one I wrote last summer scribbled on the back of a receipt that I ran across while prepping for my tax accountant. I would like to save it so I am recording it here.

#45

neglected parched earth
water seeps snail-like through crust
life in slow motion

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haiku jourmal jvg #47 For Poem a Day US National Poetry Month

laundry in basket
waits to be folded
poem waits to be written

 

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