Tag Archives: Age

Passed Young

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #265 – Young At Heart “Fill in one of the blanks and use that as you title.”  __________ Young   OR   Young ____________ I passed young on the road a while back, hitch-hiking, flowered with … Continue reading

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Dog’s Complaint

Written for:  Sunday Muse #78 His best work, he claims, is done outdoors where charcoal clouds can burst, pouring ice rain on us both. He is talented, hard-working–a perfectionist as you can see from his crumpled up papers in garbage … Continue reading

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Aging Actor, Few Choices

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – For Your Consideration:  Curtain Call “Your poem/story begins with a character peeking out from behind a closed curtain.  Action!” A red curtain! Of course. She wouldn’t have it any other way. A soft gray would … Continue reading

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“you look older”

Written for:  The Twiglets #137 – “you look older” You look older than my Uncle Ted and he’s dead. Who says you look older? Oh, the mirror. As a teen she colored her hair to look older. As an adult … Continue reading

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Nod to Maya Angelou

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – July 11 – “The Poets I Wished I Was” “Claim a favored poet and try to write her/him in their style. We all say “I wish I had written that!” Well, now’s your opportunity to … Continue reading

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old friend

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1669 Tan Renga Challenge Month May 2019 (16) white crane “Today I have a beautiful haiku by a classical master, Kikaku, an apprentice and very close friend of Basho. They loved each other dearly. Here is … Continue reading

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A Memory

Written for:  The Sunday Muse #51 Building is beginning to crumble, brick by brick. Faded stained glass recedes into cloudy window panes. Rumor has it, a developer has his beady eyes on it. What will happen? Building will never be … Continue reading

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Take The Reins

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Empowerment “I developed this empowerment motif because it’s women’s history month. While researching it, I discovered that most places in the world have initiatives for the empowerment of social groups such as people of color, … Continue reading

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Life On The Porch

Written for:  Poetic Asides #462 – “For today’s prompt, write a set poem. Collectors often try to complete the set, though some break up the set. Some people set the record straight. Some things need to set (like glue or … Continue reading

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Love Later in Life

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Meeting The Bar:  “Repetitive Forms”  (posted by Jilly) Your challenge, my fellow poets, is to write a Form Poem that makes use of Repetitive Lines. There are many poetic forms that use repetitive lines … Continue reading

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