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Poember November

Guess What, Loquat?

Tanaga poetry with a hint of chili 🌶️

Loquats cluster on the tree
Fleshy fruit sweetly tangy
Fresh leaves are used to make tea
Oriental and fancy

I’ll surprise you with, guess what?
My fav’rite is not loquat
My pref’rence is for cumquat
Its tartness…



We are living in the digital world, covered in the autonomous aspects & tracked motions of life. Yet, somehow we are losing some critical elements. Keyboards, touchpads, & speech-to-text are there, but we believe that handwritten words on paper is still meaningful to some poets.

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Carolyn Hastings

Well-practiced speech pathologist now practicing to be a children’s book writer — emphasis on practicing.