Alphabet Soup Challenge Letter X – Xcitment

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Alphabet Soup Challenge  Letter X – Xcitment

Photo CreditSpace Shuttle Atlantis bathed in xenon lights

I’m taking part in the Alphabet Soup challenge, Hosted by Cathy Lynn Brooks. It has nothing to do with Soup. It was just a funny name  Cathy made up to explain an event that requires bloggers to use every letter of the alphabet in random order to inspire daily posting. 

What’s Xcitment?

I cannot write about a word that does not exist or can I?

No, I can not.

So X will be for XENON something I know nothing about, hopefully by the time I have written this Pantoum poem I have learned something.

Xenon Pantoum Poem

Xenon was discovered in England by the Scottish chemist William Ramsay.
English chemist Morris Travers in September 1898 discovered the noble gases.
They found xenon in the residue left over from evaporating components of liquid air.
It is a colorless, dense, odorless noble gas found in the Earth’s atmosphere in trace amounts.

English chemist Morris Travers in September 1898 discovered the noble gases.
Xenon has been used as a general anesthetic, although it is expensive.
It is a colorless, dense, odorless noble gas found in the Earth’s atmosphere in trace amounts.
Anaesthetic machines that can deliver xenon are expected to appear on the European market.

Xenon has been used as a general anesthetic, although it is expensive.
It is also found as a component of gases emitted from some mineral springs.
Anaesthetic machines that can deliver xenon are expected to appear on the European market.
Xenon chloride and xenon fluoride have also been used in excimer (more accurately, exciplex) lasers.

It is also found as a component of gases emitted from some mineral springs.
Xenon is used in flash and arc lamps, also as the propellant for ion thrusters in space crafts.
Xenon chloride and xenon fluoride have also been used in excimer (more accurately, exciplex) lasers.
Xenon gas was added to the ventilation mix for a newborn baby, it was successful.

Xenon is used in flash and arc lamps, also as the propellant for ion thrusters in space crafts.
They found xenon in the residue left over from evaporating components of liquid air.
Xenon gas was added to the ventilation mix for a newborn baby, it was successful.
Xenon was discovered in England by the Scottish chemist William Ramsay.

Alphabet Challenge

Amazing this study, I learned so much, it is hard to believe what an important item  Xenon is.

How to write a Pantoum Poem

http://shadowpoetry.com/resources/wip/pantoum.html

Carpe Diem’s Autumn Retreat 2017 “departure” (8) Tanka

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Carpe Diem’s Autumn Retreat 2017 “departure” (8) Tanka

Carpe Diem Haiku Kai is hosting The Autumn Retreat 2017.

The Theme is “Departure” fits the feeling of Autumn well.

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early autumn sun
shining through the distant mist
throwing dark shadows
in harmony with the air
wishing I was in dreamland again

Carpe Diem’s Autumn Retreat 2017 “departure” (7) Tanka

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Carpe Diem’s Autumn Retreat 2017 “departure” (7) Tanka

Carpe Diem Haiku Kai is hosting The Autumn Retreat 2017.

The Theme is “Departure” fits the feeling of Autumn well.

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leaves withered and dry
flicking in front of his eyes
crackling with delight
memories of autumn days
season of mist mellow dreams

Alphabet Soup Challenge Letter V – Vacation

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Alphabet Soup Challenge  Letter V – Vacation

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I’m taking part in the Alphabet Soup challenge, Hosted by Cathy Lynn Brooks. It has nothing to do with Soup. It was just a funny name  Cathy made up to explain an event that requires bloggers to use every letter of the alphabet in random order to inspire daily posting. 

Vacation Pantoum Poem

vacation or holiday is a leave of absence from a regular occupation.
A specific trip or journey, usually for the purpose of recreation or tourism.
People often take a vacation during specific holiday observances.
Vacations are often spent with friends, family or a one off trip abroad.

A specific trip or journey, usually for the purpose of recreation or tourism.
A student may take a one year break between high school and college/university.
Vacations are often spent with friends, family or a one off trip abroad.
Also, a person may take a longer break from work, such as a career break.

A student may take a one year break between high school and college/university.
Take a vacation from work, nursing care for a loved one with a life-limiting illness.
Also, a person may take a longer break from work, such as a career break.
In Commonwealth countries, the term holiday is used to describe absence from work or vacation.

Take a vacation from work, nursing care for a loved one with a life-limiting illness.
People often take a vacation during specific holiday observances.
In Commonwealth countries, the term holiday is used to describe absence from work or vacation.
A vacation or holiday is a leave of absence from a regular occupation.

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How to write a Pantoum Poem

http://shadowpoetry.com/resources/wip/pantoum.html

Carpe Diem’s Autumn Retreat 2017 “departure” (6) Tanka

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Carpe Diem’s Autumn Retreat 2017 “departure” (6) Tanka

Carpe Diem Haiku Kai is hosting The Autumn Retreat 2017.

The Theme is “Departure” fits the feeling of Autumn well.

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sunny sky clouds haze
mellow rich delicate air
autumn whispering
only a sad dream to me
birds migrating crops all gone

Alphabet Soup Challenge Letter T – Travel

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Alphabet Soup Challenge  Letter T – Travel

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I’m taking part in the Alphabet Soup challenge, Hosted by Cathy Lynn Brooks. It has nothing to do with Soup. It was just a funny name  Cathy made up to explain an event that requires bloggers to use every letter of the alphabet in random order to inspire daily posting. 

Travel Pantoum Poem

Travel is the movement of people between relatively distant geographical locations.
It can involve travel by foot, bicycle, automobile, train, boat, bus, airplane, or other means.
Travel can also be with or without luggage, and be a one way or round trip back home.
The term “travel” may originate from the Old French word travail, which means ‘work’.

It can involve travel by foot, bicycle, automobile, train, boat, bus, airplane, or other means.
The first known use of the word travel was in the 14th century.
The term “travel” may originate from the Old French word travail, which means ‘work’.
Travel may be local, regional, national (domestic) or international, requiring a passport.

The first known use of the word travel was in the 14th century.
Reasons for traveling include recreation, tourism, vacationing, research travel, or visiting people.
Travel may be local, regional, national (domestic) or international, requiring a passport.
It could be a fleeting visit such as health care, etc or just be for the enjoyment of traveling.

Reasons for traveling include recreation, tourism, vacationing, research travel, or visiting people.
Travel by water often provided more comfort and speed than land-travel, until aircraft’s arrived.
It could be a fleeting visit such as health care, etc or just be for the enjoyment of traveling.
Travelers may use human-powered transport such as walking, bicycling, or vehicles.

Travel by water often provided more comfort and speed than land-travel, until aircraft’s arrived.
Travel can also be with or without luggage, and be a one way or round trip back home.
Travelers may use human-powered transport such as walking, bicycling, or vehicles.
Travel is the movement of people between relatively distant geographical locations.

Alphabet Challenge

How to write a Pantoum Poem

http://shadowpoetry.com/resources/wip/pantoum.html