Monthly Archives: April 2022

loss

Written for: April 2022 PAD Challenge – Day 30 “Write a moving on poem.” blue is loss of my heart. How do I move past? https://www.writersdigest.com/write-better-poetry/2022-april-pad-challenge-day-30

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The Last Pet Companion

Written for: April 2022 PAD Challenge – Day 29 You are my darling boy, issues throughout your life. Now your frame appears skeletal It’s time https://www.writersdigest.com/write-better-poetry/2022-april-pad-challenge-day-29

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Sight Unseen

Written for: April 2022 PAD Challenge – Day 28 “Write a sight poem.” He bought the house sight unseen. She had no idea, was not consulted. Contrary to what he thought, being happy was not the result. No one buys … Continue reading

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Why Do I Shout?

Written for: April 2022 PAD Challenge – Day 27 “Write a remix poem. Take one of your poems and remix it, e.g. change form.” (Remix of Day 15 – Patience poem) Why do I shout at him? My patience wears … Continue reading

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Which Bird Is That?

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday: Bird Songs (posted by Frank J. Tassone) “Today, let’s experience the joy of bird songs! Write a haibun that alludes to bird songs, or your favorite songbird.” A dawn chorus of songbirds … Continue reading

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“cracked stucco”

Written for: The Twiglets #276 – cracked stucco When the stuccoed wall had dried, a crack appeared in the shape of a bird. Are you stuck? Oh, sorry. Made me crack up. he stands appalled with onset of Spring weather … Continue reading

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Love of Friends

Written for: April 2022 PAD Challenge – Day 26 Two-for-Tuesday “Write a love and/or anti-love poem.” Solid love for old friends, acute yearning to spend some time with those who helped me climb this steep ladder of mine. I could … Continue reading

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The Next Day

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #383 – It’s Never Too Late to Learn Something New I listen, I learn something new. I watch the Great Courses DVDs, enthralled to discover mysteries of the brain, life of Vincent Van Gogh, … Continue reading

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Hatred and Power

Written for: Sunday Whirl, Wordle #550 Words: reject, color, suffering, mass, war, cloud, kill, trenches, search, forgive, next, earth They descended upon him en masse. Searched their town under a cloud of righteousness. They would not suffer a man of … Continue reading

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Foiled Attempt

Written for: April 2022 PAD Challenge Day 25 “Write a response poem to another poet’s poem or an earlier one of your own.” (Response to Day 12’s Escape Attempt) Thought you could break Out of prison Stood a minute too … Continue reading

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