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Written for:  Carpe Diem #1744 Pilgrimage to the Great Shrine of Ise (Japan): “There is nothing to see; and they won’t let you see it.” “The gateway’s doors stand open, but a white curtain, hanging from the lintel in their … Continue reading

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broken whisper

Written for:  The Twiglets #144 – “a broken whisper” If I whisper a promise into your ear, and do not follow through, is it a broken promise or a broken whisper? Her voice broke in the middle of a whisper. … Continue reading

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Sheltering

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads:  Out-of-Standard:  Gimmee (Fall out Shelter     (Posted by Isadora) “For this prompt, imagine you are living alone in a fallout shelter. Write a poem that encompasses you daily routine. While this seems pretty … Continue reading

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Children’s Treasures

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Prosery:  Memories with the trees  (posted by Merrill) “Prosery is our latest addition to the dVerse universe. This will be our fourth prosery prompt. If you’re not yet acquainted with the dVerse term, let … Continue reading

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Glinda

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #260 – “There’s No Place Like Home” Adopt the persona of one of the characters.  Write a poem of Dorothy’s arrival from that character’s point of view. Think it’s a joy always being “the … Continue reading

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In The Jazz Club

Written for:  Sunday Whirl, Wordle #421 Words:  empower, jazz, clash, beat, jive, cork, smoke, shoulder, electric, sway, mirror, pluck Empowered by jive beat of hypnotic jazz, she rose, swayed to her own dance through blue smoke. Night was electric. In … Continue reading

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Ending

Written for:  Wild Friday at Poets United  (posted by Sanaa) “In a world dominated by men, it was rare to see a woman in ancient times to wield such power in writing. Sappho’s songs were regarded as outstanding, so revered … Continue reading

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On The Brink

Written for:  Sunday Muse #73 She stands on the brink of womanhood. One part white ruffles, and cute teddy bears- the other a sexual awakening-a desire to be provocative, see what the next step will be. http://thesundaymuse.blogspot.com/

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Plant a Seed

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – For Your Consideration:  Old Wives Tales “TAKE AN OLD WIVES TALE AND WRITE IT AS TRUTH. WRITE ABOUT SOMEONE BORN IN A CABBAGE PATCH, OR A PERSON WHOSE FACE STAYS DISTORTED AFTER MAKING IT, OR … Continue reading

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Groovin’

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads –  Just One Word:  Groovy (posted by Marian) You felt it-the Groove. If you were in it you were groovy. Music, hair, color, clothes, speech, and accessories. Not groovy? Ah man, then everyone … Continue reading

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