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Army Days

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #291 – “Memorial Day” “Use Memorial Day to spark your poem.” World War Two hastened my father to enlist– army man. He never spoke of horrors, not to his children, only tales of pranks … Continue reading

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After Graduation

Written for:  the Sunday Whirl, Wordle #457 Words:  graduate, no, eye, fly, go, inflate, world, true, concentrate, sing, trip, delicious New graduate must concentrate on finding a position, the condition of being out there in the world. Perhaps he/she would … Continue reading

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The Sisters and The Fox

Written for: Sunday Muse #109   Scarlet roses interlaced swirlsof blonde hair, a contrastto her pale, fair face. In plucking her flowers, thorns pierced her fingers, prickling them with beads of bloodand grime. Her snow-hued sister chose white roses for … Continue reading

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A Vacation

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – For Your Consideration:  “Most Deserving” Complete this saying as the first line of your piece stating as such: “I deserve a ___________” I deserve a beach vacation with sounds of gulls and ocean. Peace would … Continue reading

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Watercolor Garden

Written for:  Poets and Storytellers United  (posted by Sanaa) Weekly Scribblings #20:  “Undoubtedly Rossetti” “Hello everyone and welcome to another round of Weekly Scribblings! Poems by Christina Georgina Rossetti have always appealed to me. Born in London on 5th December, … Continue reading

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Breath

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm Poet:  Dizain I cannot breathe inside this mask nor get my fingers to fit the glove, but I must do what has been asked. We need to protect the ones we love, and those … Continue reading

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Expectations

Written for:  Go Dog Go Café – Tuesday Writing Prompt “Write a poem that begins and ends with the same word.” How can we bear the changes life has hurled at us? Memorize imperfections on a wall until we no … Continue reading

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“a vacant nest”

Written for:  The Twiglets #177 – “a vacant nest” So glad to see a vacant nest hornets gone A vacant nest is so much sadder than a vacant lot. nest is bare now I watch from kitchen window fledglings fend … Continue reading

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Chicken and Gossip

Written for dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #104:  “Oh, We’re in a Fix” (posted by whimsygizmo). “Today, I want you to fix your thoughts (and poems) on the word fix. Whether you fixate on the word awhile, or go for … Continue reading

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In My Mind’s Eye

Written for:  Sunday Muse #108 “Hello Muse people! Here is your weekly image to inspire your writing. Look, mull, write, link,visit! The image is the Aztec Theater in downtown San Antonio, Texas. Once a grand movie palace with full faux … Continue reading

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