Monthly Archives: March 2019

Spring’s Alchemy

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl,  Wordle #396 Words:  spirit, pepper, cloudy, mix, sing, alchemy, sting, life, moon, pull, chill, swell Peppered with moon flowers, the meadow swells with pride. Where cloudy chill resided, spirit of life presides. Pull of Spring … Continue reading

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Lou

Written for:  The Muse #48 They called her Lou. She sang, performed on stage at times. Great -Grandma Eloise, an unforgettable character. Liked her liquor, jewelry, and dance. This is her old Victrola, a book of poems of which she … Continue reading

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English Springer Spaniel

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Weekend Mini Challenge: Nomenclature  (posted by Kim) “A couple of Saturdays ago I visited the Natural History Museum in London. Saturdays are always very busy, especially in the dinosaur section, so we … Continue reading

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Moment by Moment

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm:  Boketto “A while back, I heard about something called boketto. Boketto is a Japanese word that really doesn’t translate into English very well. But, the concept of Boketto is akin to staring at the … Continue reading

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Take The Reins

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Empowerment “I developed this empowerment motif because it’s women’s history month. While researching it, I discovered that most places in the world have initiatives for the empowerment of social groups such as people of color, … Continue reading

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Missing: Spring

Written for:  Poetic Asides #476 – Write a Spring poem.  Believe it or not, today is the first day of spring (and my little brother’s birthday!). So write about birds and bees. Or break lines over the lack of spring-like … Continue reading

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When Everything Stopped

Written for:  https://helenevaillant.com The end had gone on so long. Everything stopped exactly when the clock bonged twelve times, midnight on Sunday. Construction halted, buildings halfway up abruptly ceased. Most faulted the government. Jacob wandered here and there. Food was … Continue reading

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What Came Before Birth

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  Your Poetic Hum  (posted by Gina) “In September 2018, I bookmarked an article that fascinated me. It was titled: Is it OK to be a writer and a __________? Written by Laurie Patton. … Continue reading

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mama said

Written for:  The Twiglets #118 – “mama said” recalcitrant child grounded every weekend ignores what mama says A mama sheep speaks and lambs form a line Said mama, ‘do not dare to go out with him,’ to daughter who rebelled … Continue reading

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Moving is Traumatic

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #239 – Motivation:  Nurture “grow and develop through encouragement” “Write a nurturing poem, or of a moment that had contributed to your growth.” When I returned to New York after eight years of living in … Continue reading

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