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Tea and Cupcakes

Written for: Poets and Storytellers (posted by Rommy) Merriam-Webster defines a way station as 1: a station set between principal stations on a line of travel (such as a railroad) 2: an intermediate stopping place. “Use the idea of a … Continue reading

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Absentee Muse

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics: Who’s Your Muse? (posted by Ingrid) “The Muse is part of the Classical Tradition in poetry, which dates back over 2000 years to the poetry of Homer and Hesiod in Ancient Greece. This … Continue reading

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Regarding Cruelty

Written for: Go Dog Go Cafe – Tuesday Writing Prompt (posted by Devereaux and Beth) “Write a rhyming poem of 4-12 lines using A/B pattern.” Regarding cruel people, I cannot fathom what joy they get from being critical. Do they … Continue reading

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“the last word”

Written for: The Twiglets #236 – “the last word” Once we had a Bassett hound, low to the ground with stubborn, steadfast paws. Whenever he passed another dog, both would bark at each other, but, Walter always had to have … Continue reading

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The Game

Written for: Sunday Whirl, Wordle #510 Words: lead, shed, refrain, dream, space, frame, screen, seem, lean, game, recede, chain The refrain was, it’s only a game. Do not shed any tears if you lose. Whichever player seems in the lead, … Continue reading

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Speeds

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #343 – Fast and Slow “We’ll write either into a poem. But to compound things further, you are to come up with a compound word highlighting either extreme.” When Speedy Alka-Seltzer met Speedy Gonzales … Continue reading

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Breathing the Sun

Written for: Sunday Muse #169 Let that hot desert sun paint my face. Want to forget the Winter, the City, that chill that sets in your bones, so that you never feel warm. Car rides along, strong breezes blow through … Continue reading

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My Pal

Written for: Go Dog Go Cafe Donna Matthews challenge: rime couee form She is old and hobbles about, roams at night, tries sorting things out. What’s wrong, I want to ask as I look into soulful eyes. ‘though she can’t … Continue reading

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twilight haiku

Written for: Poets and Storytellers United (posted by Magaly) Weekly Scribblings #78: Micro-writings twilight tweaks her nose rainbow colors gather night waits in the wings https://poetsandstorytellersunited.blogspot.com/

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My Choice

Written for: Go Dog Go Cafe (posted by Devereaux and Beth) “Write a poem without using ten words.” My choice this week– sky blue nail polish https://godoggocafe.com/

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