Poetry Friday ~ HOME

19 Jul

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FOR THE MIDDLE OF THE MONTH POETRY CHALLENGE COLLEEN CHESEBRO WANTS US TO TRY SOMETHING NEW – A PHOTO PROMPT!

**USE THE ABOVE PHOTO AS THE INSPIRATION FOR YOUR POEM. ASK YOURSELF QUESTIONS AND TELL A STORY. BE CREATIVE! WHAT DOES THIS PHOTO SAY TO YOU?

 

“Where is home? Home is where the heart can laugh without shyness. Home is where the heart’s tears can dry at their own pace.”

~Vernon Baker

 

 

Home Is Where We Love

Beyond the black door

there are rooms and furniture

tastefully arranged

A home built with love and dreams

The sweetest sort of heaven

 

“There is a magic in that little world, home; it is a mystic circle that surrounds comforts and virtues never known beyond its hallowed limits.”

~Robert Southey

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50 Responses to “Poetry Friday ~ HOME”

  1. Gwen M. Plano at 1:38 pm #

    Lovely!

    Liked by 2 people

    • Vashti Q at 1:48 pm #

      Thank you, Gwen! Have a happy Friday and weekend! ❤

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  2. robbiesinspiration at 1:59 pm #

    I have enjoyed the photograph inspired prompts, Vashti. A lovely and uplifting response.

    Liked by 2 people

  3. Bette A. Stevens at 2:17 pm #

    Lovely, Vashti… Have a lovely weekend!

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  4. Colleen Chesebro at 2:20 pm #

    Vashti, what a lovely Tanka. I’m so excited at how everyone saw something different in this photo. So cool! ❤

    Liked by 2 people

    • Vashti Q at 5:39 pm #

      Thank you, Colleen! A photo prompt mid-month is a brilliant idea. I look forward to reading the different poems. Have a wonderful weekend! ❤

      Liked by 1 person

  5. John W. Howell at 2:50 pm #

    Well done, Vashti. Happy weekend to you.

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  6. love and dreams! what a lovely thought. every home should be built from these!

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  7. coldhandboyack at 4:03 pm #

    Pretty thoughts, Vashti. Have a nice weekend.

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  8. Miriam Hurdle at 4:49 pm #

    What do we do without a home? A lovely poem that brings us home. Have a wonderful weekend, Vashti! ❤

    Liked by 2 people

    • Vashti Q at 5:42 pm #

      Thank you for the lovely comment, Miriam. You have a great weekend too! ❤

      Liked by 1 person

      • Miriam Hurdle at 10:36 pm #

        Thank you, Vashti. I have a women’s luncheon on Saturday and sing for three services on Sunday. I’ll have a great time! ❤

        Liked by 1 person

    • Vashti Q at 11:31 am #

      I hope your women’s luncheon was wonderful and you’re enjoying your performances, Miriam. It looks like you’re having an amazing weekend. All the best! ❤

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      • Miriam Hurdle at 1:20 pm #

        Thank you, Vashti. We had a great time yesterday and I’m in the middle of the second service. We sang two songs, will go back after the sermon for 2 more songs.

        Liked by 1 person

  9. D.L. Finn, Author at 1:35 am #

    Such a peaceful poem, Vashti:) I loved it! Have a great weekend.

    Liked by 2 people

    • Vashti Q at 11:32 am #

      Aww. That’s makes me so happy. Thank you, Denise! Enjoy the rest of your weekend! ❤

      Liked by 1 person

  10. balroop2013 at 12:23 pm #

    I love that Tanka Vashti.The word home conjures different thoughts for everyone. Mine are…
    Home is that cushions lonely moments, provides solace to disappointments, gives shape to desires and inspires to aspire high. Have a lovely weekend.

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    • Vashti Q at 11:36 am #

      Lovely words, as usual, Balroop. I also see a home as a place to allow your creativity and imagination to soar without fear of censure. Thank you, my friend! Enjoy!

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  11. karenringalls at 1:03 pm #

    Wonderful, Vashti. I love the idea of inspiring poetry through photographs.

    Liked by 1 person

    • Vashti Q at 1:59 pm #

      Hi, Karen! The photo prompt was Colleen Chesebro’s brilliant idea. I’m happy you enjoyed the post. Thank you! ❤

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  12. Jan Sikes at 5:16 pm #

    Beautiful words – “the sweetest sort of heaven!” I so agree. My home is my sanctuary and that does include my blog.

    Liked by 2 people

    • Vashti Q at 11:37 am #

      Thank you, Jan. Yes, my home is my sanctuary also. My blog is my kingdom. 😉 xo

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  13. Natalie Ducey at 10:58 am #

    Lovely, Vashti! Wishing you a beautiful Sunday and week ahead. XO

    Liked by 2 people

  14. dgkaye at 8:06 pm #

    Home sweet home. Vashti ❤

    Liked by 2 people

  15. H.R.R. Gorman at 1:40 pm #

    Beautiful and sweet!

    Liked by 2 people

  16. Ken W. Simpson at 1:32 am #

    Where exactly is heaven?

    Liked by 2 people

  17. natalieedwards18 at 8:57 am #

    Love this! ❤

    Liked by 1 person

  18. mihrank at 12:20 pm #

    simply impressive and beautiful photo and presentation!!

    Liked by 1 person

  19. thelittlealchemyst at 2:23 am #

    Lovely 😊

    Liked by 1 person

  20. Chiara Carenza at 2:12 pm #

    Light and refreshing, keep writing 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

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