Monthly Archives: September 2018

Self-Blame

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Wordy Thursday with Wild Woman~Earth Grief “The topic of climate change is on our minds and on the news these days as never before. Floods, hurricanes, wildfires, a heating planet, melting poles: … Continue reading

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Mysterious Bird of Discourse

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Meeting the Bar:  “Writing Narrative Poetry”  (posted by Bjorn) “Today I thought we should explore the world of narrative poetry. As some of you who follows I also write flash fiction and today I … Continue reading

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Walls And Bridges

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~The Wall  (posted by Sumana) How do you react when you encounter a wall? Are you happy or do you feel left out? Does it look like an obstacle, a barrier or is it more … Continue reading

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Incantation

Written for:  Poetic Asides #455 Write a magic poem. Hocus Pocus I’ve lost my focus You have me under your spell. Abracadabra I’m a candelabra You have me under your spell. Alakazam I am still what I am No longer … Continue reading

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Little Buddha Dog

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  Mindfulness and Poetry  (posted by SarahSouthwest) Tonight we’re doing a mash-up prompt. I want to use a mindfulness technique to open up your poetic brain, and then take it from there, and see … Continue reading

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“a kind of madness”

Written for:  The Twiglets #95 – “a kind of madness” She took a risk out of character for her, and it turned out to be a fine kind of madness.   Storm raged outside his rattling windows. Rivers ran in diverse … Continue reading

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Under Deck Harborer

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille Monday  (posted by Lillian) – “harbor” “Think of all the immigrants who came into the U.S. via Ellis Island. My husband’s grandfather for one – from Sweden. Rita Moreno for another – recognize … Continue reading

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Leopard Lesson

Written for:  The Sunday Muse #22 They warned me–it is not like I was ignorant of what could befall me– my might and fright, should I venture indoors. We need a leopard, they said, for quick scene in film. Look, they … Continue reading

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Are You Tempted?

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #216 – “Pandora’s Box” – What’s in the box? This poem is a box of weathered wood and rusted locks. Scares you, dares, you to open it up–contents dormant for years. This poem exploits … Continue reading

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Crime-Solving Express

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #370 Words:  shine, nine, train, root, feign, crime, chain, line, disdain, design, sliver, afoot Do not disdain this shiny designed nine-car train line.  Crime is afoot on a mysterious trip. Slivers of space provide hints-no … Continue reading

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