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Pale Blue Gossamer

Written for:  Poets and Storytellers United            (posted by Rommy) Weekly Scribblings #28:  Seeing Things “Today I’d like you to shape your words around the phrase “seeing things.” What comes to mind when you hear or … Continue reading

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Social Acceptance for Teens

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2020 PAD Challenge – Day 23 Write a “Social (blank)” poem. Acceptance by their peers is crucial to teens, to dress, to speak, to look like all the rest. Of course there’s always a leader … Continue reading

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Tolerance and Acceptance

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 April PAD Challenge – Day 25 Write an exile poem. They flee their countries in abject terror, their journeys arduous, filled with danger. So why do they chance this trial and error? Their language is … Continue reading

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Get Acquainted

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetry Forms:  the Villanelle  (posted by Sarah SW) “Tonight we are looking at another form – the villanelle! I think it’s a beautiful form, but it has its challenges.  A villanelle has 19 lines … Continue reading

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Private Points Of View

Written for:  Poetics Aside 2018 November PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 5 For today’s prompt, write a private poem. For many poets, writing poems they keep private may be easy enough to accomplish. I know I’ve written thousands of poems … Continue reading

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Pride Parade

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday – “Unconventional”  (posted by Jilly) I am here to rattle the cages of structure and suggest some non-traditional writing in the realm of the Haibun form. While this won’t qualify as Avant … Continue reading

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Flower Feud

Written for:  Hedgewitch Flash 55 Pink peonies protest the addition of red geraniums, citing their dull appearance. Geraniums joke, remember, we live longer than you. In the end, it is the poppies that must remind all the flowers of the … Continue reading

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Leaves of Passage

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – The Ghazal  (posted by Paul) for Meeting The Bar:  Critique and Craft The ghazal is a traditional Arabian verse form with the first two lines ending in the same refrain, which is then repeated … Continue reading

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Amalgamation

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Poetry about the body  (posted by Sumana) “How do we view the image of our body? Do we see it with the eye of the media / advertisement / anyone apart from our own self … Continue reading

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Adjustments

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Change “Be the change you want to see in the world.”—Mahatma Gandhi A hard adjustment, accepting change, to meet face to face, eye to eye. Resistant are we to re-arrange familiar lives, or to say … Continue reading

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