Tag Archives: Age

Vinyl Days

Written for dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  “How Are You Feeling Today?”  (posted by Lillian) Write a poem that includes the word “groove”. In vinyl days we played our records over and over, until crackling, skipping screeches ruined the sound. … Continue reading

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Clarity of Truth

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Narcissus (Vanity/Narcissism) The narcissus is one of December’s birth flowers. According to Greek myth, it is the flower that grew when the vain young man Narcissus drowned in the lake in which he admired his own … Continue reading

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Forty Years

Written for:  Poetic Asides #417 – Write a complicit poem.  For those who are unsure, complicit is an adjective that basically defines a person who helps commit a crime or some other form of bad activity. Forty years crept by, as … Continue reading

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I Recall

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2017 Chapbook Challenge – Day 30 Write a  “back in the day” poem.  You might also call this a “good old days” poem or a “bad old days” poem. To me, back in the day is … Continue reading

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True Friendships

Written for:  Poetics Aside November 2017 Chapbook Challenge – Day 20 Write a what I learned poem. A truth that is learned in older age regarding friends steadfast for years, if learned in youth, would make you sage. The time … Continue reading

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Any Age

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2017 Chapbook Challenge – Day 14 Two-for-Tuesday:  Write a sonnet or other traditional form poem and/or write an anti-sonnet or anti-traditional form poem. I look back with nostalgia at childhood memories, wearing rose-colored glasses. Life … Continue reading

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Body Haunt

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #43 – “creak”  (posted by Grace) Yes, the word is CREAK. Today, write us a poem or short prose containing the word CREAK. Make it a noun or verb. Create a halloween mood … Continue reading

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An Afternoon

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – “Of Muse and Me”  (posted by Sanaa) Paper, pen, ideas.. and suddenly our mind goes blank! There are times when we get so caught up with life that we don’t get enough … Continue reading

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The Worried Patient

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #311 Words:  chains, throat, surface, mixed, burst, nut, label, matter, punch, simmered, color, won Surface of her throat was the color of red fruit punch. Felt like rusty chains were being dragged over it. … Continue reading

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Respect

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday:  Free For All  (posted by hayesspencer) Today is Free For All – meaning, you can choose your subject for the haibun. However there are still some rules: The haibun must be one … Continue reading

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