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Old Oak of Dreams

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub  – Prosery:  Meet Jane Kenyon  (posted by Victoria) “Write a flash fiction story in prose of 144 words or less.  The story must include the following phrase from Jane Kenyon’s book, Taking Down The Tree: … Continue reading

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Proud Parent

Written for:  Poetics Aside 2019 PAD November Chapbook Challenge – Day 13 Write a persona poem.  Take on the persona of someone or something else. I stand so stately–proud without a sound except for my children who like rustling ’round … Continue reading

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“pale distance”

Written for:  The Twiglets #152 – “pale distance” In pale distance/outline of horse is befogged/in the early dawn. smoke pales in distance houses and mountains visible wild fires abate There was a young lady from Memphis whose voice, she thought, … Continue reading

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What Is Your Formula?

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 PAD November Chapbook Challenge – Day 12 Two-for-Tuesday – Write a form and/or anti-form poem. I need to have some structure in my life, such as reading poems every morning while drinking my coffee. Too … Continue reading

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What A Season Brings

Written for:  Poets United – Pantry of Poetry, Proses #3  (posted by Sanaa) “For now, I invite you to share your entries, as Poets United welcomes both poetry and prose (i.e. stories, articles, essays) feel free to link anything new … Continue reading

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Primeval Discovery

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 PAD November Chapbook Challenge – Day 11 Write a prime poem.  Prime is one of those words I don’t often think about, even though it shows up frequently: prime numbers, prime location, prime rib, prime … Continue reading

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Mr. America

Written for:  Sunday Whirl, Wordle #429 Words:  thick, champ, rights, true, milk, marching, card, luscious, like, brew, salty, millennials What a card! His face looks like color of milk. Thick around middle, dense around brain, luscious orange hair, too thin … Continue reading

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Feel the Glow

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #268 – “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” ‘Write a warm poem. Stir the hearth and send it my way. It will be greatly appreciated. “ Come on in! You are shivering. Warm yourself. Take off … Continue reading

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Glow of Amber

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 PAD November Chapbook Challenge – Day 10 “For today’s prompt, take the phrase “(blank) of (blank),” replace the blanks with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, … Continue reading

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New Forest Sounds

Written for:  Sunday Muse #81 Oh no, they cut our tree down. It is a shame guys, I know.  Poor guy was failing. Now there are sounds of lovely music playing.  Do you suppose he left us a gift? http://thesundaymuse.blogspot.com/Continue reading

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