elusive species
hunted by humans who are
not so elusive

for Ragtag Daily Prompt


looking for zest in the city
warm zephyr wafting
zig-zagging along
seeing some zeal on the street
couple zen types
also a lot of zombies
it’s sort of a zoo zone
but no zebras ha ha

for Word of the Day Challenge


ready set go
i’m playing a game called Set
you set yourself down
and the problem set for you is
to find sets of matching cards
fast enough to set a new record
when i do badly it don’t set too good with me

for dVerse Poets Pub


after fifty years of marriage
some differences between us remain unbridgeable
except by silence

for Reena’s Exploration Challenge


a lion’s kill is
ghoulish to see but also
perfectly normal

for BrewNSpew Cafe


A grandmother (Anne) living with her family down on the corner occasionally wanders (Alzheimers). I found her this morning sitting in my garden gazebo.

The air was indian-summer soft. Birds busy in the woods. I called Anne’s daughter. Then we had coffee and a pastry and I escorted her home.

for The Weekly Smile


moths fill the air near
our lantern at night while we
sit around the fire

for Ronovan Write Poetry Prompt Challenge


some animals play
dolphins dogs crocs (really)
we organize it

for Pic and a Word Challenge