reasons for seasons
a temporary farewell
There are flowers enough in the summertime,
More flowers than I can remember—
But none with the purple, gold, and red
That dye the flowers of September!
—Mary Howitt (1799-1888)
Presenting the week’s challenge – You may use the words and/or the image for this week’s prompt.
Weekly prompt –
- sage – (noun) – a European perennial mint (Salvia officinalis) with grayish-green aromatic leaves used especially in flavoring meats.
- sage – (adjective) – wise through reflection and experience; a mature or venerable person of sound judgment.
Sage is thought to promote strength and longevity and believed to cure warts. American Indians used it as a toothbrush.*
Prompt image – Sept. 2, 2019
a sage suggestion
think long and hard before we
decide to utter
define hapless personas
living spent naive
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Poetry by Dah
Born April 7th 1950, in Herkimer, New York and raised in Ilion, New York, along the energizing Mohawk River, Dah has been a resident of Berkeley, California since 1980. Besides being a prolific writer, Dah is an award-winning photographer, and a …
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