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And Tomorrow December Begins

Written for November 2022 PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 30 “For today’s prompt, take the phrase “And (blank),” replace the blanks with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write your poem.” … Continue reading

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Indignities Suffered

Written for: Go Dog Go Cafe – Tuesday Writing Prompt (posted by Devereaux and Beth) “Use ‘manipulation’, ‘children’, and ‘recovery’ in a poem.” Manipulations by teachers caused suffering of indigenous children who needed the rest of their lives to recover, … Continue reading

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“lizard eyes”

Written for: The Twiglets #307 – lizard eyes Wearing a polyester emerald green suit, and pointy shoes, the lounge lizard’s eyes narrow, as he catches sight of a woman smiling from the audience. After an accident, the lizard had to … Continue reading

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Realization vs. Stupidity

Written for: November 2022 PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 29 “It’s not often we get five Two-for-Tuesday prompts in a challenge, but this has been a special kind of month.” For this week’s Two-for-Tuesday prompt: 1. Write a truth poem, … Continue reading

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Cozy Night

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #165 – Warmly (posted by Lisa) “As we in the Northern hemisphere are crunching into winter, those in the Southern hemisphere are crunching out of it and into summer. In either case, the … Continue reading

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Letter to Couple in Restaurant

Written for: Friday Writings: #54: Writing to a Stranger “So, for this week’s optional prompt, I invite you to write to a stranger. Not just any stranger, but someone specific you have in mind, whether observed or imagined. It doesn’t … Continue reading

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If You Refrain

Written for: November 2022 PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 28 “For today’s prompt, write a remix poem. This is one of my favorite prompts, and I’ve used it in previous chapbook challenge months. Take a poem you’ve written in the … Continue reading

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Partaking of Life

Written for: November 2022 PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 27 “For today’s prompt, write a resolution poem. Your poem could be about the kind of resolutions people make each new year, new month, new week, or new day. But it … Continue reading

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This Poem is a Rainbow

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2, Prompt #414 – Color Me Poetic! “Below is a link to Wikipedia’s list of Crayola crayon color names, both current and retired. Choose one (or several) to add a splash of color to your pretty words. … Continue reading

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Face to Face

Written for: The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #580 Words: boys, free, chain, steal, doors, will, games, dead, sea, plead, crave, ledge Stealing a steel chain, an envenomed man freely swings it in an arc across from his boyhood abuser, forced up … Continue reading

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