Daily Archives: February 23, 2017

This Pad is Reserved

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – The Tuesday Platform C’mon in, the Platform is yours today! Please share a poem with us. Long or short, old or new, it’s up to you. Toads gather on lily pads to … Continue reading

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Uncomplicated Years

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Nostalgia The word “nostalgia” comes from two Greek roots, nostos meaning ‘return home’ and algia ‘longing’. However neither poetry nor politics birthed the term, rather it came from ‘medicine’. In the seventeenth century nostalgia was … Continue reading

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Poker At The Longhorn

Written for:  Poetics Aside #385 – Write an Ekphrastic poem All patrons are facing table, wondering if Handsome Jim will be able to keep his winning streak. Other players’ faces are bleak. Blonde Betty is betting on Jim, Juan peers … Continue reading

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