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Old Man In Sorrow

Written for: Poets and Storytellers United Weekly Scribblings #74: Painted Tales (posted by Magaly) “Today’s prompt came to mind after I watched Girl with a Pearl Earring, a movie inspired by a novel which was inspired by a painting… Now, … Continue reading

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Time for Bed

Written for: April 2021 PAD Challenge – Day 3 “Write a communication poem.” Is it that you do not hear me? Or have you deemed the subject as unimportant? I observe you through back door; you see me. Those raised … Continue reading

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Stages and Ages

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub (posted by Peter) Meeting The Bar: Coming full circle “Circles appear in nature: birth-death-rebirth; seed-plant-fruit-seed; day-night-day. Botanical, seasonal and astronomical, circles are everywhere (though if you look closer you’ll find change, a planet wobbles in … Continue reading

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Character

Written for: The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #473 Words: face, flex, loon, tense, times, joy, bloom, moon, present, wrinkle, reflect, overcome Wrinkles ironed into your face reflect tense times–past and present. Do you feel a need to overcome them by mourning … Continue reading

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Grasping

Written for:  Poets and Storytellers United Writers’ Pantry #27:  “We’re Halfway There!”  (posted by Rommy) This world slips slowly away from me. Once I had a tight grip, knew who I was, what my next step would be. Now, bombardment … Continue reading

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World View

Written for:  Go Dog Go Café – Tuesday Writing Prompt – “My World” A deep feeling of sadness permeates my world. Why does it feel overwhelming all at once, I wonder. Deaths of family, and friends, changes in relationships, dreaded … Continue reading

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Tarnished Silver

Written for:  Poetics Aside #516 – “Write a star poem.” Her star silvered all who surrounded her with diminutive diamonds of light. Her brightness glided on stairs made of moonlight. Like ordinary people, she aged. No amount of polish would … Continue reading

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An Aging Sonnet

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetry Forms:  The Sonnet – (posted by Bjorn) “With a new year comes changes and new goals to deliver. Given the success of our last book project we have discussed to create a book … Continue reading

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Distillation

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #61 a new feature for the weekend … introduction Carpe Diem Dives Into The Classical Literature and asks “is it possible to create haiku, tanka or other form of Japanese poetry from it?” What … Continue reading

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Keeping Track

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads:  Fussy Little Forms – Puente  (posted by Marian)  Puente is a rewarding form created by James Rasmusson. The word puente means bridge in Spanish, and–naturally–this lovely form features a bridge. It is a … Continue reading

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