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Mango

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – “Of Poems and Fruit”  (posted by Sanaa) “For today’s challenge, I want you to write a poem about fruit. Not just any ordinary, everyday item on the dining table but your best-loved; … Continue reading

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Smaller Family

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Celebration  (posted by Sumana Roy) There’s no dearth of celebrations in this world. From the tiniest particle to the cosmos is in a mood of celebration. For people everywhere there are funny, bizarre, interesting, solemn, … Continue reading

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Vinyl Days

Written for dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  “How Are You Feeling Today?”  (posted by Lillian) Write a poem that includes the word “groove”. In vinyl days we played our records over and over, until crackling, skipping screeches ruined the sound. … Continue reading

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Melting A Queen

Written for:  Poetic Asides #418 – Write a thaw poem. She was aloof, an ice queen, they said ’til romance struck, and warmed her heart. Though common knowledge said well bred, who would trouble to invade her head? She was … Continue reading

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fire

Written for:  Haiku Horizons – “fire” man stares in disbelief after thirty years he hears, “you’re fired” little scraps of paper ashes of letters burned in fireplace  

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water, water

Written for:  The Twiglets #54 – “water, water” water, water, Quick! I’m melting tranquil waters where trees grow in reflection land cracks where water fears to tread water, water, croaked the dying plant https://thetwiglets.wordpress.com/

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Finding Each Other

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday – Pleasantly Surprised A friend I have not seen nor been in touch with for over eight years, came back into my life, via my poetry blog. How startling it was to … Continue reading

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Written for:  Carpe Diem #1319 – Inner Beauty (quote from Coehlo’s “Manuscript Found In Accra” “Outer beauty is inner beauty made visible, and it manifests itself in the light that flows from our eyes.” hidden beauty finally brought into the light … Continue reading

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At The Neighborhood Bar

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #329 Words:  last, run, bar, fall, sail, case, afford, deep, nudge, puppet, assault, seat Seated at scratched and scarred wooden bar in Larry’s Lounge, two old friends. One, gray-headed wearing a faded blue ball cap, … Continue reading

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White on Blue

Written for:  Poets United – Poetry Pantry #382 (posted by Mary) White on blue, trees freeze in place, limbs list in weighted snow. Fog enshrouds bridge and sky, creating bridge to appear as a ghostly floating oasis able to disappear in mid-air. … Continue reading

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