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Kept Cooking Into Her 80’s

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 – For Your Consideration – Mother (In-Law)’s Cooking “Write a list poem: Nine reasons to eat your mother (in-law)’s cooking – My mom could tender a brisket every time. My sister and I have given up. … Continue reading

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No Price

Written for: Poets and Storytellers United Weekly Scribblings #41: What’s The Price (posted by Rommy) Write your interpretation of the question: What is it worth? A comfortable home, warm and cozy. Pets of your choice to cuddle Food in the … Continue reading

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The Vote

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm Poet: Rondel Supreme “Today we approach another French poetic form, the Rondel Supreme. This form has the following guidelines:” . 14-line poem broken into three stanzas. . Stanzas one and two have four lines … Continue reading

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Endless Beauty

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Three Little Words (posted by (sarahsouthwest) “Choose one of the 3-word combinations, and write a poem 3-12 lines long.” field, memory, magic In my memory I slow-stepped fields, meandered meadows of magic color, trees … Continue reading

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A Parting

Written for: Go Dog Go Cafe (Devereux & Beth) Use the phrase, “in the fading light” Twilight drew near, he blotted her tears, believing he must serve. In the fading light, she looked at him. He seemed to be already … Continue reading

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“cherry red sky”

Written for: The Twiglets #198 – “cherry red sky” When the sky cleared, it turned maraschino cherry red. against the cherry sky, silhouette of seagulls on her drawing she crayons sky carefully strokes of cherry red Her cherry red lipstick … Continue reading

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In An Anti-Autumn State of Mind

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #307 – An Anti-Autumn State of Mind “The season changes to something autumnal and thoughts turn to its colorful palette and cozy temperatures and ya-da, ya-da… Admittedly, Autumn is my favorite season (and mostly … Continue reading

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The Pouting Princess

Written for: Sunday Whirl, Wordle #477 Words: dribble, pity, ruffle, lament, groan, bawl, inhale, grim, disgust, acquiesce, shrug, inevitably Her feathers are ruffled, muffled at first, becoming full scale bawling. Nose dribbles as she inhales shaky breaths. Poor pitiful me. … Continue reading

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Lantern Light

Written for: Sunday Muse #129 I walk by lantern light, reflecting the moon so far behind me. I walk by lantern light in a deserted darkness. I walk by lantern light. Where will it lead me? http://thesundaymuse.blogspot.com/

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Time Keeps Marching

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 – For Your Consideration – Firestarter CREATE A POEM INSPIRED BY THIS LINE IN A MARGARET ATWOOD POEM: “WE ARE LEARNING TO MAKE FIRE” Cold shoulder doors slammed lower pay under boot no equality so many … Continue reading

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