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Living In Between

Written for: Sunday Muse #156 He wears camera lenses with filters to change ranges of light. Living mostly in darkness, his hands are inky fingers, his black, bushy mustache grows unruly. He has a choice to make. http://thesundaymuse.blogspot.com/

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In Harvest Gold Grass

Written for: April 2021 PAD – Day 18 “Write an ekphrastic poem” (from a work of art) I linger in harvest gold grass, my mind far from a farm’s many chores. Feel a part of this field, alas field lies … Continue reading

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Gonna Get You

Written for: April 2021 PAD – Day 17 “Write a waiting poem.” I will crouch behind this tree calmly waiting for that big-eared scoundrel who’s always baiting me. Can’t wait to watch his ego deflating. Need to listen closely; he … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of a City

Written for: April 2021 PAD Challenge – Day 16 “Write a City poem” In early rose-gold dawn of city how bare-boned and empty buildings seem on ghostlike streets, night workers only returning home before streets teem with nine-to-fivers, food vendors, … Continue reading

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Birds’ World

Written for: Poets and Storytellers United Weekly Scribblings #65: Bird is the word Shape your words around a particular bird or birds in general. (posted by Rommy) To wake to sounds of bird chatter you know it must be Spring. … Continue reading

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Good Intentions Story

Written for: April 2021 PAD – Day 15 Write a (______) Story poem. We must go to the gym today, have not been there since last Friday. Appointments always in our way, What do you say? What do you say? … Continue reading

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The Constant Struggle

Written for: Go Dog Go Cafe Tuesday Writing Prompt (posted by Devereaux and Beth) Write a poem on “justice and equality” Struggle for justice and equality rolls on, longer than wars, longer than a person’s entire education. So, maybe the … Continue reading

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The View

Written for: April 2021 PAD – Day 14 “Write a “from where you’re sitting” poem Large animal, black and white crawls along backyard fence Possum? No, feral cat a’fright. Red-headed bird flies in. Odd occurrence to see him perch upon … Continue reading

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“mouthful of gum”

Written for: The Twiglets #222 – “mouthful of gum” Although she had lost all her teeth she still had a mouthful of gum. My best friend drove my father crazy with sounds of popping gum and blowing bubbles whenever she … Continue reading

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A Child’s Disappointment

Written for: April 2021 PAD – Day 13 “Write a Lucky and/or Unlucky poem.” Once there was a children’s show hosted by Sonny Fox. Various schools were invited to take part in the show. Now it was our turn. Oh, … Continue reading

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