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Lucille

Written for:  Poetic Asides April PAD Challenge Countdown:  T-minus 4 “Write an elegy.” Lucille lived but a brief time She liked her cigarettes and wine Some thought her crass; Lucille had a heart She lived life fully, then did depart … Continue reading

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A Magic 9 Poem

Written for:  Poetics Aside Countdown to April Challenge-Countdown:  T-minus 5 A non-computer virus lives, spreading illness, death and fear. Our country tops the rest, yet active measures happen state by state, while our orange leader’s objective is to have churches … Continue reading

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Go Sit in The Back

Written for:  Poets and Storytellers United Weekly Scribblings #12:  “Nevertheless, She Persisted”  (posted by Magaly) “Write poetry or prose which included the words, “She was warned. She was given an explanation.  Nevertheless, she persisted.” This bus is segregated, she was … Continue reading

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Sevenling . . . three robins

Written for:  Poetic Asides Countdown to Challenge:  T-minus 7  – Write a short poem.  For:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm Poet – Sevenling “The first three lines should contain an element of three. It could be three connected or contrasting statements, … Continue reading

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Sheltering Surprises

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  Now I Can See . . .  (posted by Mish) “As we find ourselves trying to cope and navigate through these extremely stressful and unprecedented times, it may seem as though we are … Continue reading

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poet’s lips

Written for:  Go Dog Go Café – Tuesday Writing Prompt – “poet’s lips” The poet’s lips formed a perfect “O” from repeatedly pouring forth pearls of wisdom. https://godoggocafe.com/

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“not that simple”

Written for:  The Twiglets #169 – “not that simple” It is just not that simple to explain love. Do not pretend that you don’t know how to vacuum. You are not that simple. birds gather twigs, sticks scurry back and … Continue reading

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Back Door Blues

Written for:  Poetic Asides Countdown Challenge – T-minus 8 “Write a persona poem.” I got those mean back door blues. People slam me I shudder and shake. My frame is loose, my glass may break. I got those mean back … Continue reading

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Worth A Chance

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #100:  “Abacadabra!  Where’s My Magic Wand?” – (posted by Linda Lee Lyberg) “With all the craziness going on around the entire world with COVID-19, I thought we might enjoy a little diversion into … Continue reading

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Stuck Inside My Mind

Written for:  Poetic Asides – Day 2 – Countdown T-minus 9 “Write as escape poem.” I studied myself through my thoughts– tightly clenched. Old woman who could not find her way out of body or mind. https://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/poetic-asides

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