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Blistering Heat on Walking Trail

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Weekend Mini-Challenge Fussy Little Forms:  Tritina  (posted by Marian) “Tritina is the more compact step-sister of sestina and villanelle, two forms that I (you?) find difficult! But somehow in this shorter version … Continue reading

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Smelly Rooster

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #66  (posted by WhimsyGizmo) “Yuck It Up” Dunno about you, but I’m needing a bit of levity this week, so I’d like you to play around with a fun and funny-sounding word:  YUCK … Continue reading

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Blind Eye

Written for:  Poetics Aside #456 – Write a tragic poem. fish die animals starve people are bombed blind eye losing allies gaining dictators crimes against humanity blind eye opioid use intensifies black men are profiled justice has turned a blind … Continue reading

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Big Top Doings

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  “Come to the Circus!” (posted by SarahSouthwest) – Write a poem about the circus. Red balloon nose shoes with big toes high wire acts scary big cats peanuts, popcorn whistles and horns a … Continue reading

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This Poem Is A Farm

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #368 Words:  grass, freak, sky, wrap, many, stars, wind, twice, find, usual, farm, rising This poem is a farm. Many fine animals are found here, as well as usual country accoutrements– grass, trees, plantings. … Continue reading

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Building My Totem Pole

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads, “Totems”  (posted by Brendan) “Does your poetic other root in forest, sky or booming wave? Do your verses run with the wolves, ride a dolphin’s back, birth with the sun, batten on winds, … Continue reading

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Boxville

Written for:  dVerse Poets – Quadrille #62 “Thinkin’ Inside the Box”  (posted by WhimsyGizmo) Today, I want you to craft a poem around the word box. Go dark. Go deep. Or wrap us up something shiny and beautiful, with a … Continue reading

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First House

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday – “Delving Into The Traditional”  (posted by Lillian) “**Let’s journey together into an interior. Go back in time to one of the very first houses you remember living in. Try to recall … Continue reading

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Fun With Dogs And Rabbits

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – April Day 27 “Let’s Join The Children”   (posted by Margaret) “I’ve always adored children’s artwork and I recently attended an exhibit which highlighted some pieces that have received awards this year. They … Continue reading

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Best Buds

Written for:  Poetics Aside 2018 April PAD Challenge – Day 26 Write a relationship poem.  Of course, there are human relationships, but there are also plant-animal relationships, animal-animal relationships, and even mathematical relationships. Good, bad, healthy, and not-so-much. Dive deep today. … Continue reading

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