Monthly Archives: December 2022

New Dog

Written for: Poetic Asides – Prompt #636 “For this week’s prompt, take the phrase “New (blank),” replace the blank with a new word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write your poem.” Her … Continue reading

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Follow Stardust Dancing

Written for: The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #584 Words: stony, stroke, star, follow, scan, body, goddess, slip, grow, dust, moonshine Follow stardust dancing over a moon shining steadily across body of darkened sky. Hear the soft song of a goddess slip … Continue reading

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Intensity of Emotions

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2, Prompt #418 – Uncommon Love “Today, as much of the world celebrates Christmas Day, let’s turn our hearts to love. Not just the way we Americans use the word (I love my coat; I love your … Continue reading

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Written for: Poetic Asides #635 “Write a winter poem.” lingering light gone in a blink before darkness winter solstice https://www.writersdigest.com/write-better-poetry/wednesday-poetry-prompts-635

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Seasonal Gifts

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #417 – Gift “As we enter Hanukkah and Christmas week, many are scrambling to find just the right gifts for their special loved ones. Maybe you celebrate another of the many holidays that come … Continue reading

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Good Fairies Always Come Through

Written for: The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #583 Words: flush, fairy, breath, safe, hiss, raspy, greedy, soothed, torn, bluff, yellowing, spill An out-of-breath fairy, flushed blush from winding in and out of trees, reached her safe spot, hissed pink, and felt … Continue reading

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Holiday Silver

Written for: Sunday Muse I remember Mom’s wooden chest, lined in red velvet. Nestled in their separate beds– the “good silverware”– only used on holidays. When that chest was ceremoniously placed on the table, we knew. Each piece had to … Continue reading

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A Blitz Poem

Written for: Friday Writings #57: Repeating Oneself “This week I invite you to use repetition in your own writing – whether of words, phrases or sounds (e.g. the sound of a particular letter, or combination of letters). If you would … Continue reading

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Zen poem

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – MTB: Zen Poetry (posted by Grace) “One doesn’t have to practice Zen Buddhism to enjoy the beauty and simplicity of Zen poetry. Looking deeper with understanding will enhance any experience and Zen poetry is … Continue reading

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Some Light Thoughts

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – St. Lucy – bringing light into the darkness (posted by sarahsouthwest) “St Lucy is especially loved and commemorated in Scandinavia – I guess they really feel the darkness at this time of year, and … Continue reading

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