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Think of Your Employees

Written for: dVerse Poet’s Pub (posted by Laura Bloomsbury) Poetics: The Poet’s Store House “Until now, I was not aware of such a landmark but today is National Thesaurus Day and the anniversary of that great lexicographer’s birth. Apparently, Roget … Continue reading

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Not About Where You Live

Written for: Go Dog Go Cafe – Tuesday Writing Prompt “End with the line, “where can we begin again”. (posted by Devereaux and Beth) Lived in too many domiciles in which you thought we would reconcile. Each new home, brought … Continue reading

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“soft hands”

Written for: The Twiglets #262 – soft hands With hands of velvet it was evident she did not work as a manual laborer. Her hands were soft and smooth, her heart was jagged and dark. stops in sunlit forest extends … Continue reading

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Without Thought

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #369 Animal Instinct “We’re thinking animals this week. It’s a fact that animals are blessed with certain instincts and traits to aid in their survival. We know a cheetah is very fast. We’ve all … Continue reading

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Room Erupts

Written for: The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #194 Words: rock, blend, room, fist, any, raven, slide, speak, wear, story, circle, cloud Same old story. I circle then slide into Cloud 9 each time I hear that blend of blues, and rock. … Continue reading

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Left Behind

Written for: The Sunday Muse #194 Even as pussy willows bud, his glasses are still shrouded in melting sleet. He looked everywhere, but could not find them. Nor could I, until months after he left, and the earth was laid … Continue reading

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Leaked Secrets

Written for: Friday Writings #9 – Telling Secrets “What are your little secrets?” (posted by Rosemary) “Little secrets are the kind I’m thinking of … personal yet silly stuff … harmless but a mite embarrassing … or just sorta odd … Continue reading

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The Cookie Rebellion

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Meet The Bar: Nonsense Poem (posted by Bjorn) A few points to remember: 1. In the style we are doing we are still telling a story. It is clearly narrative and not gibberish. 2. … Continue reading

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Beware Cooked Chickens!

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Tuesday Poetics – food! (posted by sarahsouthwest) So, your mission for tonight is to write a poem about food – about preparing food, or eating food; about family meals, or posh restaurants; about the … Continue reading

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The Constant Borrower

Written for: Go Dog Go Cafe – Tuesday Writing Prompt (posted by Devereaux and Beth) “Begin with the line:” No, not again. Let them throw you in the pen for fraud if the gambling mob doesn’t get to you first. … Continue reading

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