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Sounds Delight

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #287 – Sight, Sound, Scent “As we look for comfort and connection during this rather unsettling time in our lives, let’s consider the words sight, sound, and scent. Choose just one, and express a … Continue reading

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Hugless

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #448 Words:  hug, face, restrict, home, times, cult, distance, count, woke, look, call, hands How I miss hugs! They put a smile on my face, no matter the mood I might be stewing in. … Continue reading

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If I Could Save Time In A Bottle*

Written for:  Poetic Asides PAD Writing Challenge Countdown:  T-Minus 10 “Write a time poem” In school or work hours dragged, clocks were watched with intensity. Vacations rushed by just as you were beginning to unwind. Feelings of time are directly … Continue reading

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The Sad 100

Written for:  The Sunday Muse – 100th Post! Ah, those were the days of true meaning. My worth was obeyed. I was a high stakes player, not seen by everyone. Crisp green. Now I am ragged, torn, and worn. With … Continue reading

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Hypophora*

Written for:  Poets and Storytellers United – Weekly Scribblings #11 “Hypophora and all that”  (posted by Sanaa) *a writer raises questions and immediately provides an answer. The major purpose of using hypophora is to create curiosity among the readers, while … Continue reading

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Special Bond

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #286 – Connection “It’s surreal that we speak of connection while we are practicing “social distancing” due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), but our solidarity will pull us through. Stay safe, stay strong and take … Continue reading

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Spring haiku

Written for:  Poetics Aside Prompt 520 – Write a Spring poem. doubting daffodil raises one petaled ear to feel if spring is here https://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/poetic-asides

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Tercets

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  Three from the Welsh speaking sea based on a poem of Raymond Garlick –  (posted by Laura) “For today’s prompt the challenge is to choose AT LEAST THREE RHYME SETS which I’ve taken … Continue reading

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Personal Recipe

Written for:  Go Dog Go Café – Tuesday Writing Prompt Write a piece of prose around the question:  “How do we stay focused when the world around us is falling apart?” My personal recipe for keeping sane (aside from pills) … Continue reading

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“you again”

Written for:  The Twiglets #168 – “you again” He fought a battle to keep away from her yet, here she was again. She tapped on the glass door. When Beth peered out, there she was again– the small, scrappy white … Continue reading

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