Monthly Archives: November 2017

Unchangeable Changes

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – “Change”  (posted by Paul) Your eyes open to a white world tinged with rose. In time you find a green meadow. A blue sky dances by, darkens purple. Sunsets in flame. Then, your eyes … Continue reading

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Chocolate Seduction

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Bittersweet Write a brand new poem with a bittersweet mood and theme. “Happiness. Simple as a glass of chocolate or tortuous as the heart. Bitter. Sweet. Alive.” ― Joanne Harris, Chocolat When speaking of chocolate … Continue reading

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Color vs. Texture

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2017 Chapbook Challenge – Day 29 Write a response poem.  The poem can be a response to anything–a piece of news, some art, a famous (or not so famous) quotation, or whatever. However, I thought it … Continue reading

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dust

Written for:  The Twiglets #52 – “endless dust” The years go by collecting endless dust Endless dustballs gather in corners– forgotten. endless dustups between spouses Age wallows in endless dust of the past. https://thetwiglets.wordpress.com/  

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A Love and an Anti-Love

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2017 Chapbook Challenge – Day 28 Two-for-Tuesday – Write a love and/or anti-love poem. Writing words dance in her head small phrases stick together love of language as ideas become writing and written words are … Continue reading

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Plans

Written for dVerse Poets Pub  Haibun Monday:  “What Are Your Plans?”  (posted by hayesspencer) My return to New York has left some holes in my life.  The only way I can fill up holes is to keep writing. A writer’s … Continue reading

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Lover Of Books On A Summer Morning

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2017 Chapbook Challenge – Day  27 For today’s prompt, take the phrase “(blank) Of (blank),” replace the blanks with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write … Continue reading

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Knowledge of November

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads:  “November Themes!” (posted by Marian) Pick one or more themes to write about. Secret/Thanksgiving The secret to enjoying Thanksgiving is to know for which things in your life you are grateful. Sidewalks/Autumn Leaves … Continue reading

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Stolen Wishes

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #327 Words:  twist, still, stolen, stream, wish, stand, ring, amble, trim, simple, puzzle, prize You stole my simple wishes. Your stream of twisted words rang in my head like a siren. Still, you stand … Continue reading

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On A Cold Autumn Night

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2017 Chapbook Challenge – Day 26 Write a shine poem. The blue in the black of his hair, like an ice floe in a dark sea. Luminance under light of moon on Autumn night with … Continue reading

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