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Caring For Pets

Written for: April 2022 PAD Challenge – Day 8 “Write a ‘what they never tell you’ poem. In childhood, my sister and I were banned from having a dog or cat. Dad loved animals; Mom was afraid of them. We … Continue reading

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No Sense/Sense

Written for: April 2022 PAD – Day 5 (Two-for-Tuesday) “Write a make sense poem and/or don’t make sense poem” pandemic lessens spring softens air, blooms appear as tyrant destroys love of animals heartbeats of trust and loyalty you can count … Continue reading

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Neglect

Written for: Friday Writings 11: Feast or Famine (posted by Rommy) “For those of you who would like a prompt to work with, may I suggest writing about what comes to mind after reading the phrase “feast or famine”.” What … Continue reading

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Wildness in Check

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub (posted by Linda Lee Lyberg) Poetics: Songs of Unreason “Today I have a Jim Harrison challenge for you.” When I find myself struggling for inspiration, my go to is Jim Harrison’s work. For whatever reason, … Continue reading

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some haiku

Written for: Friday Writings #6: The Shorter The Sweeter? (posted by Rosemary) “Greetings, dear wordsmiths! What have you been up to lately? Me, I’ve been reading a very interesting book. (Interesting to me, anyway.) Someone in one of the haiku … Continue reading

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Nature in Autumn

Written for: November 2021 PAD – Day 27 “Write a remix poem. Take one or several of your poems, and make a remixed version that is new.” No dye or paint can match Ambers, apricots, or crimsons That nature arrays … Continue reading

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So Many To Save

Written for: November 2021 PAD – Day 22 “Write an animal poem.” Wish that I could save them all- hippos, giraffes, each dog and cat. Stand up for their rights, they call– doe-eyed, silent, as their habitat ebbs like tides, … Continue reading

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Old Seasons Die

Written for: Miz Quickly – Day 14 – The Falling Line Cascade Form – “Write a line that can bear repetition.” Piles of leaves ready to sweep Some still sport bright hues. Most crunch underfoot bringing Winter near. Looked out … Continue reading

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They Bring Us Joy

Written for: Miz Quickly – Day 14 “Today we do return to our five-line stanza. Maybe later a longer poem. Today: Some sort of plant (single or collective) OR animal OR a parent and child OR a pair of lovers—observed … Continue reading

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Scattered

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub (posted by Bjorn) Meet the bar with the Cadralor & Nobel Prize “The cadralor is a poem of 5, unrelated, numbered stanzaic images, each of which can stand alone as a poem, is fewer than … Continue reading

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