Monthly Archives: August 2021

“those clean hands”

Written for: The Twiglets #242 – “those clean hands” I can still smell the blood on your cleansed hands. The need for sanitizer during this horrific time has left my hands raw. preening himself parrot turns head left, then right … Continue reading

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Lake vs. Beach

Written for: Go Dog Go Cafe – Donna Matthews triolet form challenge Triolet Poetry 8-line poem Eight syllables each line The rhyme pattern looks like this: ABaAabAB – A and B are refrains Lakes are calm and fun to swim … Continue reading

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Awaiting Playground Time

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub (posted by Frank J. Tassone) Haibun Monday – Back to School “Whether you begin a new school year yourself, you send your first (or last) to college, or you recall your own back to school … Continue reading

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Fun Things To Do

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 Prompt #349 A “Shel” of Your Former Self THE LITTLE BOY AND THE OLD MAN By Shel Silverstein Said the little boy, sometimes I drop my spoon. Said the little old man, I do that too. … Continue reading

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Out of Control

Written for: Sunday Whirl, Wordle #516 Words: name, out, conduct, miles, rise, shimmering, close, stories, grin, sin, wind, cream Stories of rising crime stain our country for miles, wind down our hopefulness like a stopped clock. Tick-tock. Who was attacked … Continue reading

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Marked

Written for: Sunday Muse #175 We are marked like bark. Scratched and scarred by life. Our bodies crack, hollows form in our trunks. We grow flimsy branch hair, where dancing blackbirds flit in and out, building their nests, as we … Continue reading

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Tasting The Stars

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub (posted by Victoria Slotto) Meeting The Bar: Soliloquy “Soliloquy is a form of speech spoken aloud by a character but addressed to no one except his or her self. The purpose of the soliloquy is … Continue reading

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This Time I Mean It

Written for: Poets and Storytellers United (posted by Rommy) Weekly Scribblings #84: The Last Time “Hello, Word Artists and Admirers! For this week’s prompt, I’d like you to play around with the phrase, “the last time.” You are free to … Continue reading

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Exhilaration

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics: For the love of puzzles . . . (posted by Lillian) “In an Acrostic poem, the first letter of each line, when read from top to bottom, will spell out a message or … Continue reading

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Drawn to Mystery

Written for: Go Do Go Cafe – Tuesday Writing Prompt (posted by Devereaux and Beth) “Use fire, mystic, and identity in prose or poetry.” Saw a glow of fire in your eyes and knew you possessed the soul of a … Continue reading

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