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“the last word”

Written for: The Twiglets #236 – “the last word” Once we had a Bassett hound, low to the ground with stubborn, steadfast paws. Whenever he passed another dog, both would bark at each other, but, Walter always had to have … Continue reading

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The Game

Written for: Sunday Whirl, Wordle #510 Words: lead, shed, refrain, dream, space, frame, screen, seem, lean, game, recede, chain The refrain was, it’s only a game. Do not shed any tears if you lose. Whichever player seems in the lead, … Continue reading

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Speeds

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #343 – Fast and Slow “We’ll write either into a poem. But to compound things further, you are to come up with a compound word highlighting either extreme.” When Speedy Alka-Seltzer met Speedy Gonzales … Continue reading

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Breathing the Sun

Written for: Sunday Muse #169 Let that hot desert sun paint my face. Want to forget the Winter, the City, that chill that sets in your bones, so that you never feel warm. Car rides along, strong breezes blow through … Continue reading

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My Pal

Written for: Go Dog Go Cafe Donna Matthews challenge: rime couee form She is old and hobbles about, roams at night, tries sorting things out. What’s wrong, I want to ask as I look into soulful eyes. ‘though she can’t … Continue reading

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twilight haiku

Written for: Poets and Storytellers United (posted by Magaly) Weekly Scribblings #78: Micro-writings twilight tweaks her nose rainbow colors gather night waits in the wings https://poetsandstorytellersunited.blogspot.com/

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My Choice

Written for: Go Dog Go Cafe (posted by Devereaux and Beth) “Write a poem without using ten words.” My choice this week– sky blue nail polish https://godoggocafe.com/

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“folded paper”

Written for: The Twiglets #235 – “folded paper” For me, an art is the ability to fold an open map. Notes of brightly colored folded papers strewn about my bag–Post-It Parade floats down serene lake slight ripple in the mast … Continue reading

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Last Laugh

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub, Quadrille #131 (posted by Brian Miller) Jumps off his motorcycle at the local juke joint, Daggers. Golden oldies blast from the juke box. He remembers all the words to each song, and the teen he … Continue reading

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Self Degridation

Written for: lifeafter50forwomen.com Host: Dakshali – Picture Prompt Plate #1 Attired in old nightgown, she gazes pensively out her window. Plants are blooming. She is not. Dissatisfied with her life and the ennui that accompanies it. Most of all, dissatisfied … Continue reading

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