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Weed Exercise

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #108 – Among the Brambles (posted by Linda Lee Lyberg).  ‘Use the word ‘bramble’ in a 44-word quadrille.’ Squatting, sliding from one group of weeds to next, spraying white vinegar, twisting, and pulling. … Continue reading

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Chuck That Umbrella

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – July Covid-19 P.A.D. – Day 27 Everything Is Beachy “Here’s a batch of “Beachy Things”. Incorporate as many of them into you poem!” SAND, GULLS, WIND, WAVES, SWIMMERS, SUN, LOTION, PAIL AND SHOVEL BEACH BALLS, … Continue reading

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Trinket’s Freedom

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #466 Words:  chain, mend, vote, weigh, flow, drain, raven, name, chime, shallow, lace, trace Chimes rang out at midnight. The raven had flown off, leaving me a trace of lace at my window. Not … Continue reading

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The Street

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – July Covid-19 P.A.D. – Day 27 Outdoor Dining “As we practiced social distancing, restaurants resorted to moving the dining experience outdoors. Patios emerged where there weren’t any. Streets were cordoned off and seating was extended … Continue reading

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Sweet Summer

Written for:  Poets and Storytellers United Weekly Scribblings #29:  “Writing About Food” Salivate in Summer for juicy fruit of plums, peaches, watermelon, cherries, berries, and grapes. Ice cream would do nicely for dinners–I would love chocolate-mint chip, coffee, butter pecan, … Continue reading

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Opposition

Written for Sunday Muse #118 Through the looking glass every drop of water falls in opposition   http://thesundaymuse.blogspot.com/

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Actors and Roles

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – July Covid-19 P.A.D – Day 25 There Are No Bad Roles, Only Bad Actors. “Who is/was your favorite actor? Or what character did they portray that caught your eye? Or who wasn’t all that in … Continue reading

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Keeping Hope

Written for:  Poets and Storytellers United – Writers’ Pantry #29:  “Never Lose That Sense Of Hope”  (posted by Magaly) When depression raises its dark gray face there is that temptation to allow oneself to be swallowed up in the whorl. … Continue reading

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Too Many Choices

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – July Covid-19 P.A.D. – Day 24 Court Is In Session “Today we’re holding court. Food Court. You be the judge. Are you guilty for the pizza? Does the Mandarin Wok entice you? Souvlaki? A burger … Continue reading

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Prima Ballerina

Written for dVerse Poets Pub – Open Link Night   (posted by Mish) (I missed Merrill’s “Revolution”, so catching up now.) Spinning ’round and ’round on stage, a ballerina–young, muscled, promising career. She pirouettes on toe shoes that seem impossible for … Continue reading

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