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Discoveries Are Found Anywhere

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #231 – Motivation:  Discovery “How does a discovery motivate you? What discoveries have you made, or would like to make? It doesn’t have to be an earth shattering revelation. It could be as simple … Continue reading

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Storm Coming

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Weekend Mini-Challenge “Mustn’t Be Fancy”  (posted by Magaly) “Mary Oliver, that wondrous word-loving mind who just crossed The Veil, said that poetry “mustn’t be fancy.” According to her, “whatever isn’t necessary shouldn’t … Continue reading

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Troiku Hineri (troiku with twist)

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #67 Troiku Hineri: Apple Blossoms I will give you four haiku to work with. You may decide which haiku you want to use to create a “fusion-ku” with. Of course the “crossroads-idea” is not … Continue reading

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Of Helpers and Cakes

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm Poet 7/5 Trochee The 7/5 Trochee was created by Andrea Dietrich, and it consists of 2 or more quatrain stanzas with the following set rules: Syllable pattern: 7/5/7/5 Rhyme Scheme: a/b/c/b or a/b/a/b Meter: … Continue reading

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The Ozark Black Howler

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – “Your lesser known *cryptids . . . (Posted by Isadora) “*A cryptid is an animal presumed to exist by people, even though there is no valid scientific evidence to prove it is … Continue reading

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Outward Appearances

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Meeting The Bar:  “Enjambment in Sonnets”  (posted by Jilly) “The use of punctuation in poetry, especially when it is read aloud, is just as essential as it is in prose, but many of us … Continue reading

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Tipping The Scales

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~”Life:  Paradox And/Or Balance”  (posted by Sumana) Our life is a hybrid of opposites and we struggle to strike a balance between the two forces. In this whirlpool of apathy and care, brutality and kindness, … Continue reading

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“crisp beige”

Written for:  The Twiglets #109 – “crisp beige” crisp beige neatly pressed folds that flutter kitchen curtains Her brand new beige blanket was burnt to a crisp in the accidental fire. She looked smart in her beige Channel suit knowing … Continue reading

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Transformation

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #71 – “ch-ch-ch-ch-changes”  (posted by De) Today I want us to chatter a bit about the word change.  The changing of the guards. Spare change. Positive change. Change your clothes. Change your attitude. … Continue reading

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Chilled Notes

Written for:  The Sunday Muse #38 I send chilled notes to you, so far away on another galaxy. My hair is graying. Cold never changes. Come home to me, and bring back the warmth. http://thesundaymuse.blogspot.com/

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