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Picnic Gone Awry

Written for: Sunday Muse 131 What kind of ambience is this for a picnic? I cannot tell whether it is day or night. Should have brought my watches. What good are your watches? They slip and slide. No one is … Continue reading

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Cereal Breakdowns

Written for: Poets and Storytellers United Writers’ Pantry #43: Sunday Morning Cereal (posted by Rommy) “Hello, Word Artists and Admirers! It may be something in the weather (or just the crazy that is 2020) but I’ve been finding myself reaching … Continue reading

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What If Horizons Were Rainbows

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #309 – Horizons “It’s been an interesting year, to say the least. 2020 has been a beast I hope to not encounter again (but I’m not holding my breath). So we take the opportunity … Continue reading

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A Singular Woman

Written for: The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #479 Words: deny, stretch, dry, triumph, wilt, endure, crack, trim, laugh, grand, singular, foil Rebecca’s grandmother was a singular woman– trim rather than heavy like women who baked and cooked in her neighborhood. She … Continue reading

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New Adventure

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub Meeting The Bar: Let Your Words Ring Out (posted by Peter Franks) “Write a poem with focus on sounds.” She steps over jagged jewels fronting the sea. Climbs on clumsy feet, shaking the sails of … Continue reading

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Protection

Written for: Poets and Storytellers United Weekly Scribblings #42: About Those Bones . . . (posted by Magaly) “Today’s prompt came to mind some weeks ago, when Magical Mystical Teacher posted the following haiku: fingers framed by light clutching an … Continue reading

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Places That Make Me Smile

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm Poet Bob and Wheel “A short while back, Robert Lee Brewer introduced us to this simple but interestingly named form, Bob and Wheel. I thought we might explore it a bit deeper. Here are … Continue reading

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Greyness Lifting

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics: The Charms of Samuel Greenberg (posted by Laura Bloomsbury) “Searching for inspiration for this Poetics prompt, I first fell upon Rimbaud which led me to Hart Crane who surreptitiously resurrected an “impoverished, proto-surrealist … Continue reading

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Silent Weeping

Written for: Go Dog Go Cafe – Tuesday Writing Prompt (Devereaux and Beth) “Write a piece of prose or poetry that uses the words: willows, misery, silence drowning her misery in silent weeping under the willows https://godoggocafe.com/

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“hanging on an echo”

Written for: The Twiglets #199 – “hanging on an echo” On hot summer nights corner a cappella groups kept me hanging on an echo. Was that a scream he heard, reverberating through the woods? He cupped his hands trying to … Continue reading

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