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The Day She Changed Her Life

Written for: Poets and Storytellers United (posted by Magaly) Weekly Scribblings #33: “swallow screams for dinner” (words by Chrissa Sandlin) Write a new poem or prose which includes the phrase, “swallow screams for dinner” He taunted her with words of … Continue reading

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Recognition In His Eyes

Written for:  Sunday Whirl, Wordle #464 Words:  stint, chain, score, mean, glow, spent, din, thrumming, chimney, wave, stain He knew the score, spent a long stint with some mean-rep step-fathers. Still feels their punches thrumming in his ears. One foul-breath … Continue reading

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The Failed Escape

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – For Your Consideration – Meta-Fours “Use one of these 4 metaphors as a title or part of your poem:” “A PITCHER OF BITTERNESS” “A TASTE OF SACRIFICE” “A HOUSE OF DELIGHT” “BLOOD ON YOUR HANDS” … Continue reading

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Eyes Open

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Meeting The Bar-Critique and Craft:  Polypoton (posted by Frank Hubeny) “The challenge for the next two days is to use a polyptoton somewhere in your poem. Outside of keeping the poem under 200 words, … Continue reading

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