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White Wednesday

Written for: Miz Quickly – Day 13 – Wednesday “Write about Wednesday. Or being wed. Or winning.” This poem is Wednesday, dressed in cotton white. Comes along mid- week; provides hope to those awaiting weekend. This poem is Wednesday, in … Continue reading

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Grandma’s Ring

Written for: Poets and Storytellers United Weekly Scribblings #91 – Personal Symbols (posted by Magaly) “I invite you to write poetry or prose inspired by a personal symbol, or a thing that represents or stands for something else, especially a … Continue reading

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Visibility

Written for: Go Dog Go Cafe – Tuesday Writing Prompt (posted by Devereaux and Beth) “Write a poem without using the words “the” and “and”.” In twilight a seagull takes flight, ‘gainst streak of rosy pink sky. Soon sky shades … Continue reading

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“things were feral”

Written for: The Twiglets #248 – “things were feral” The feral cat brought indoors is not happy. Feral beings gather together for bloodsport. on the sidelines watched with anticipation girl riding wild horse There once was an artist named Jill … Continue reading

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Toots

Written for: Quickly – Toot Toot Tuesday “Write about a horn. Or a train, maybe? Maybe a fart Tootsie rolls are yummy but cannot toot. Back at AA meeting after disappearing on a toot. Never toot your own horn. We … Continue reading

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Monday

Written for: Miz Quickly – Day 11 – Monday Monday’s color is blue as a bad mood. Begins a week of school or work. Even though I am retired, I stay stuck in the mire of Monday. I wonder why … Continue reading

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Travels By Rail

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #355 Have Card, Will Travel “Think of a mode of transportation, and write it into a poem.” How I would love to travel by train, looking out at rushing scenery of lands with exotic … Continue reading

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Tattoo Man

Written for: Sunday Whirl, Wordle #522 Words: walk, thundering, tattoo, forest, small, covet, seven, blunder, leathery, elves, doves, umbrella Tattoo Man walks into the forest, coveting nature’s scents and sounds. Small pair of cooing doves fly past. At last he … Continue reading

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Ground and Sky Trade Places

Written for: Miz Quickly – Day 10 “What if basement condos were prime real estate and penthouses were low rent? What if life actually did begin at forty? Writers of alternative fiction often begin by changing one thing in their … Continue reading

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Chess Pieces

Written for: Sunday Muse #181 Imposing pieces. there they stand on their squares patiently waiting for me. I have the power. http://thesundaymuse.blogspot.com/

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