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Partaking of Life

Written for: November 2022 PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 27 “For today’s prompt, write a resolution poem. Your poem could be about the kind of resolutions people make each new year, new month, new week, or new day. But it … Continue reading

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Impossible

Written for: Miz Quickly – Day 22 – Impossible How can it be true? Both parents gone, when I thought they would live forever. https://imprompt.wordpress.com/2021/11/22/qnv-22/

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Thanksgiving

Written for: Go Dog Go Cafe (posted by Devereaux & Beth) “Write an acrostic poem using the word FAMILY or THANKSGIVING.” Toast to Health for everyone And No more pandemics, Kindness and kisses instead. Sailing on a new boat Going … Continue reading

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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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