Sunday, December 17, 2017

Poetry Pantry #383


Crater Lake, Utah, in winter

Good Sunday morning to everyone!  We are nearing the shortest day of the year here in the northern hemisphere; and I don't know about you, but I am always glad to have passed that milestone and noticing the days inching longer again.

Thanks to all of you who have participated in Poets United in some way this past week.  And more than that, thank you to each of you who has participated in Poets United this past year.

This past week Sumana provided an inspirational prompt for this time of year - Celebration.  We all have something we can celebrate, and this prompt was very timely.  On Friday Rosemary shared a poem of Eleanor Farjeon - "In a Far Land Upon a Day" which is a timely read, I think. 

We thank Sherry for her wonderful Monday features.  We thank Susan and Sumana for the excellent Midweek Motif prompts they provide each week.  We thank Rosemary for her I Wish I'd Written This, The Living Dead, and Thought Provokers features she shares with us week after week.  We thank each of you poets for your participation here, for your comments on our features, and the visits you make to the poems of other poets. 

Poets United will be taking a holiday break.  After this Poetry Pantry we will have about two weeks off to give us all a bit of a break.  Smiles.  We will resume again on December 31 with a Poetry Pantry on the last day of the year, for those who are interested in ending the year with a sharing of poetry!

With no further delay, let's share poetry!  Link your one poem below.  Stop in the comments and say hello! And visit the poems of those who link.  I look forward to seeing you on the trail.  And, of course, happy holidays!

18 comments:

  1. Hello and happy holidays to all... Will be back later today and read...

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  2. Season's Greetings to you all! I'm away from home on holiday now, for xmas with family. Life has been so busy the last little while, I had stopped writing poetry! I decided to get back into it, now that I have a bit of time, via 'small stones'.

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  3. Greetings All,

    What a dazzling picture, Mary… With Christmas coming and the start of a New Year already not now far away, some new stuff was published on my site earlier in the week. Hope you enjoy. I’m off out for my morning run now and looking forward to catching up with everyone else’s work soon, when I get back

    Compliments of the season from Scottie xxx

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  4. Happy Holidays, everyone!💞 Its been a fabulous year. I'll be back to read and comment later at night. xo

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  5. Merry Christmas to all. Enjoy the holiday break and see you next year.

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  6. Happy Christmas one and all and may the Muse come again in 2018 - and thank you Mary for that very seasonal image- will be paying my respects to fellow poets in between family visits x

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  7. Wishing every one a peaceful festive time.

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  8. Again, happy holidays to everyone! I do look forward to reading what you share with us. And I look forward to seeing you again two weeks from today right before the new year begins. Where does time go!!

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  9. Safe and joyful holiday wishes to you all~

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  10. Wishing you all a safe, happy and healthy holiday season.I'll be out today, so will catch up with anyone I miss when I get back late in the day. And thank YOU, Mary, for all you do to keep our little ship sailing along.

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  11. Good Morning,

    Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays and Season's Greetings.

    Wishing you all happiness as we move towards a new year!

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  12. Happy Holidays, everyone. And thank you, Mary and everyone who hosts at PU, for letting us play with words.

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  13. Good morning. Have the Grandchildren while parents go Holiday shopping. Will be back for some delightful reading
    ZQ

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  14. Lovely poetry today. I really enjoyed the variety. Thank you all.

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  15. Good to be back for a visit before the Christmas break. Can't wait to catch up on what everyone's been writing!

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  16. Happy Holidays, and very happy successful New year. Everybody.

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