Monthly Archives: March 2021

The Delicate Washer

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics: Put Your Words On Spin Cycle (posted by WhimseyGizmo) “Write a laundry poem” The washer skates across the floor, poor shaken laundry inside. Jumping up and down is another activity it enjoys. Less … Continue reading

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“happier than her”

Written for: The Twiglets #220 – “happier than her” My dogs are happier than her dogs– they get to take walks. Her positive attitude accounts for her being happier than her negative brother. child sees happy frog he frolics on … Continue reading

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Short-Lived Beauty

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday “Cherry Blossoms” (posted by Frank Tassone) In Brooklyn Botanical Gardens, I stroll through a promenade of overhanging cherry blossoms. I feel like royalty, walking down a pink carpet. The camera bugs are … Continue reading

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Snippets

Written for: One Woman’s Quest II VJ’s Weekly Challenge “Life is full of colourful moments, each of them stories unto themselves. We capture them in photographs, or as snippets of memory, randomly recalled. Pieces of our unfinished puzzle. This week, … Continue reading

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The Seder

Written for: Poetic Bloomings 2 – Prompt #331, I Didn’t Sign Up For This . . . All the family I took for granted always sat at this long table on the first night of Passover. Most of them are … Continue reading

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The Choice

Written for: Sunday Whirl, Wordle #496 Words: inhumane, shame, suppress, line, wait, evil, spring, vote, water, hope, soul, race Wait. I know she is next in line, but I feel it would be a shame to take her now. She … Continue reading

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For A Dear Friend

Written for: Sunday Muse #153 I hear a deafening roar of a firearm. In my gut I know you are no more. Two feathers are all I find. My brave, intelligent friend–you were taken from me, but I sit in … Continue reading

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Foggy Forest

Written for: lifeafter50forwomen.com #74 Sadje’s “What Do You See?” Two sides abut a narrow path. Left side is sunny greenery, moss climbing sides of trees. If I veer off to the right where fog occludes the sun and texture of … Continue reading

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Stages and Ages

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub (posted by Peter) Meeting The Bar: Coming full circle “Circles appear in nature: birth-death-rebirth; seed-plant-fruit-seed; day-night-day. Botanical, seasonal and astronomical, circles are everywhere (though if you look closer you’ll find change, a planet wobbles in … Continue reading

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Blue Ribbons

Written for: Poets and Storytellers United Weekly Scribblings #62: “Shut Up And Dance With Me” (posted by Rommy & Magaly) “Shape your creations around the word ‘dance’.” Glistening, fluid– the Alvin Ailey dancers. Floating across the stage, bending to music … Continue reading

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