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Cozy Night

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #165 – Warmly (posted by Lisa) “As we in the Northern hemisphere are crunching into winter, those in the Southern hemisphere are crunching out of it and into summer. In either case, the … Continue reading

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Letter to Couple in Restaurant

Written for: Friday Writings: #54: Writing to a Stranger “So, for this week’s optional prompt, I invite you to write to a stranger. Not just any stranger, but someone specific you have in mind, whether observed or imagined. It doesn’t … Continue reading

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If You Refrain

Written for: November 2022 PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 28 “For today’s prompt, write a remix poem. This is one of my favorite prompts, and I’ve used it in previous chapbook challenge months. Take a poem you’ve written in the … Continue reading

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Partaking of Life

Written for: November 2022 PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 27 “For today’s prompt, write a resolution poem. Your poem could be about the kind of resolutions people make each new year, new month, new week, or new day. But it … Continue reading

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This Poem is a Rainbow

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2, Prompt #414 – Color Me Poetic! “Below is a link to Wikipedia’s list of Crayola crayon color names, both current and retired. Choose one (or several) to add a splash of color to your pretty words. … Continue reading

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Face to Face

Written for: The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #580 Words: boys, free, chain, steal, doors, will, games, dead, sea, plead, crave, ledge Stealing a steel chain, an envenomed man freely swings it in an arc across from his boyhood abuser, forced up … Continue reading

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Partaking of Life

Written for: November 2022 PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 27 “For today’s prompt, write a resolution poem. Your poem could be about the kind of resolutions people make each new year, new month, new week, or new day. But it … Continue reading

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Roped In Again

Written for: November 2022 PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 26 “For today’s prompt, write a second thought poem. Maybe you could rethink a poem from earlier in the month. Or give a second thought to a position you’ve taken in … Continue reading

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If I Could See

Written for: November 2022 PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 25 “For today’s prompt, write a serious poem. Maybe work is serious…or shopping. Or dealing with leftovers. Or well, you know what constitutes serious for you.” Do you recognize me each … Continue reading

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For An Old Friend

Written for: November 2022 PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 24 “For today’s prompt, take the phrase “For (blank),” replace the blanks with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write your poem.” … Continue reading

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