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Poem 29 - Done?

Are we done yet?
Can we stop, pet?
Now I will sweat
If this does not set!

Poem 28 - A Moment

in one quiet moment
tea in hand, hot and soothing
nothing more I ask
not presents or applause, please
just time for only myself

Poem 27 - Lady Leaders

Leaders talking, planning for camp next weekend
Talking leads to venting - does your troop do it?
Others who aren't reliable call to say
"I can't come now" - last minute shuffle to find
Who can come, ladies?

Abrasive is how they say we are being
That's what happens when we are strong together
Spunky women taking our girls for a ride
Growing greater together we can do it!
We'll do anything!

Poem 26 - Picture Perfect

a single green eye
grinning from the darkness round
peers out at the world

Poem 25 - Lykopis

Before gunpowder and things that go 'bang'
Mankind still knew how to make a kill
With sticks of wood and strings that went 'twang'
No king tells us that we must master this skill
With long sticks taller than a grown man
That to fail in our duty means a bill
In modern times shooting a bow is weird
Not something that we practice from our youth
And places where archery is cheered
Would have techniques the elders would find uncouth
Let them take aim

Poem 24 - Greek to Me

Oh, tea kettle of coca love broken
Oh, tea love broken to repair to complete
I now to repair or devote
Two new go through to loving
Me, I vote for beautiful, joyful morningtide
Now vocative another maddening problem
Thou thief go beauty avenging!

Today’s prompt (optional, as always), is an oldie-but-a-goodie: the homophonic translation. Find a poem in a language you don’t know, and translate it into English based on the look of the words and their sounds

poem here

Poem 23 - Wet

face in the water
floating toward the future
a swimmer is born


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I decided to take it as a compliment, it would help keep me from beating Antonius where he stood.

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