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Separation

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Compound Me! (posted by Lillian) “Today, I want you to compound me! BUT, there’s several tricks/requirements to this prompt. . I want you to choose at least one compound word from the list below … Continue reading

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The Good Times

Written for: Go Dog Go Cafe – Tuesday Writing Prompt (posted by Devereaux and Beth) “Use run wild in a poem.” They used to run wild through the meadow laughing, their lives carefree, until one day it all turned to … Continue reading

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“sunken sky”

Written for: The Twiglets #279 – sunken sky Steely gray clouds appear to shrink the sky. How pleasant it would be to have a sunken living room ceilinged by a sky light. cheeks sunken a jaundiced pallor on skin imprisoned … Continue reading

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Yawn

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille Night! “Sleepy Times” (posted by sarahsouthwest) “Well, tonight we’re quadrilling, and, yes – sleep is the word. You can use any variant you like – sleep, asleep, sleeping, sleepy… – just so long … Continue reading

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horizons

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #386 – New Horizons “We’re looking off into the near distance, searching our horizon for the next big thing. Every adventure is out there for our taking as long as we’re making a concerted … Continue reading

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Against His Wishes

Written for: The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #553 Words: against, star, flower, shot, beneath, beat, open, prowl, growl, shelf, slip, crow Beneath an open shelf, a growl emerged. Hope that raccoon and his buddies are not on the prowl, slipping into … Continue reading

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Birds On Watch

Written for: Sunday Muse #210 We line up at the dock in darkness of night when fog horns sound. Helper birds for lighthouse, we guide ships in, unbothered by their glaring lights. Do they notice us? Same crew each night, … Continue reading

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A Fine Repast

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Bon Appétit Food Poetry (Guest Host: Misky) “Let’s play with our food. Our favourite food. Or treat. Breakfast? Lunch? If this was your last meal – what would you want on your plate. Is … Continue reading

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“layers of clouds”

Written for: The Twiglets #278 – layers of clouds thickening clouds fill the sky in layers of warning How would I feel to wrap myself in a pillow-cloud coat. blue sky drifters catch her eye in late afternoon layers of … Continue reading

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A Countdown To Easing Grief

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #385 The Final Countdown “Write of the anticipated something in your life in a countdown to that momentous occasion. That’s the theme, but you can word it however you wish to convey your thoughts. … Continue reading

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