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Day 4 | April Poetry Month Challenge | Ripples in the Stillness

WFSC Creative Writing Facilitators, Mike Deregowski and Kelsey Hoople, challenge you to participate in national poetry month. 1 poem per day for 30 days with no working ahead. 😉

Overall theme 'When Life Changes'.

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Day 4 | April 4th | Ripples in the Stillness

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Ripples in the Stillness of the Sky


Watching the full spring moon

Travel across the southern sky

Progress visible behind

The leafless branches

Moving quickly to escape

Any rays of the sun

It's face smiling

Benevolently


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Lana O'Neill
Lana O'Neill
06 de abr. de 2021

Ripples In The Stillness

(Day 4- A Haiku story)


Shaded profile stands

Alone on a dry dock. 'Squawk',

Shrills a nesting bird


Glen Lake surface sighs,

Basking in the setting sun;

Glows in nature's garb


Lifted from the sand,

Smooth, round and evenly flat-

Glossy beige pebble


Ready? At the calm,

Posed profile skips the pebble

On the sleeping lake


Three hushed gasps echo

As concentric rings shudder

Out, on the water.


Written by Lana O'Neill April, 2021

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Linda Pedley
Linda Pedley
05 de abr. de 2021

April 4th – Ripples in the Stillness


Our presence causes ripples in the stillness of the earth

Our being here involves a cycle evolving to death from birth

Such chaos as we contemplate our purpose and our worth

If only our main goal were to promote positivity and mirth

Selfish ways would not cause ripples in the stillness of the earth


© Linda J. Pedley April 2021

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Ripples In The Stream


Sometimes in the night

Calm, silky, inky-black air

Stolen by sirens.


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Kelsey Hoople
Kelsey Hoople
04 de abr. de 2021


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