Monthly Archives: March 2020

Encouragement

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun 30/03/20:  Snapshots of our Lives (posted by Kim) “I’m Kim from Writing in North Norfolk, your host for this Haibun Monday. For my challenge, I ask you to go back into your archives … Continue reading

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Skeptical

Written for:  Poetics Aside April PAD Countdown:  T-minus 2 “Write a hope poem.” My best hope now is for a genie in a bottle to grant me a wish of restored health and calmness. https://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/poetic-asides   https://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/poetic-asides

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Joe Has A Bad Day

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #449 Words:  maze, wreck, crawl, back, armed, last, trapped, hand, stash, land, chatter, saw Armed with twenty-four rolls of toilet paper to add to his stash, Joe rushes out to his car only to … Continue reading

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Not Every Change is Good

Written for:  Sunday Muse #101 When bricks age their colors change adding character to a wall. If you persist in ruining this wall by graying it with colorless concrete, I will be forced to continue tagging it in bright spray … Continue reading

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Response to “Birches” by Frost

Written for:  Poetic Asides Countdown to April PAD – T-minus 3 A milder March gives way to April’s indecisiveness. Budded trees may open only to close like delicate daffodils in chill wind. So sad am I to see a promising … Continue reading

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Lucille

Written for:  Poetic Asides April PAD Challenge Countdown:  T-minus 4 “Write an elegy.” Lucille lived but a brief time She liked her cigarettes and wine Some thought her crass; Lucille had a heart She lived life fully, then did depart … Continue reading

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A Magic 9 Poem

Written for:  Poetics Aside Countdown to April Challenge-Countdown:  T-minus 5 A non-computer virus lives, spreading illness, death and fear. Our country tops the rest, yet active measures happen state by state, while our orange leader’s objective is to have churches … Continue reading

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Go Sit in The Back

Written for:  Poets and Storytellers United Weekly Scribblings #12:  “Nevertheless, She Persisted”  (posted by Magaly) “Write poetry or prose which included the words, “She was warned. She was given an explanation.  Nevertheless, she persisted.” This bus is segregated, she was … Continue reading

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Sevenling . . . three robins

Written for:  Poetic Asides Countdown to Challenge:  T-minus 7  – Write a short poem.  For:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm Poet – Sevenling “The first three lines should contain an element of three. It could be three connected or contrasting statements, … Continue reading

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Sheltering Surprises

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  Now I Can See . . .  (posted by Mish) “As we find ourselves trying to cope and navigate through these extremely stressful and unprecedented times, it may seem as though we are … Continue reading

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