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Owl and Wolf Go Canoeing

Written for:  Sunday Whirl #439 Words:  flew, merry, sun, chill, itch, wolf, slim, swagger, owl, cloak, tendril, chance Merry owl, and slim-cloaked wolf tossed off the tendrils of last night’s chill. Sun shone upon the land, and the two swaggering … Continue reading

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Plan B

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 –  Prompt #277 – Idioms “For this week’s prompt, We’d like a penny for your thoughts. Choose an idiom as inspiration. Don’t cut corners, but you might want to make a long story short. Or, go … Continue reading

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Joy

Written for:  Poetic Asides #508 – Write a celebration poem. Each dog or cat rescued that brought joy to our home– those who have passed, and those present– you rock! https://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/poetic-asides

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Rebuilding

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  “New Year – New World” Create and describe a “new world” as you envision it.  (posted by Mish) Nature has begun the painstaking work of growing a new world. Seedlings dot the earth … Continue reading

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Mama, Will Things Get Better?

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Prosery #7:  Jim Harrison  (posted by Linda Lee Lyberg) “Hello Everyone and welcome to our 7th episode of Prosery, where poetry and flash fiction collide. Write a story of 144 words or less (not … Continue reading

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Pleasure and Displeasure

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 November PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 5 “Today’s Two-for-Tuesday prompt is to write a Pleasure and/or Displeasure Poem.” Pleasure I am ever pleased to put guests at their ease. Plate of crackers,  sharp cheese, assorted … Continue reading

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Survival of Animals

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Wordy Monday with Wild Woman – “The Wolf Mother” “The loss of the wolf is like the loss of the mother. Somewhere she roams in memory, in darkness. Our bond with her is … Continue reading

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Wolf Misconceptions

Written for:  Poetics Aside 2019 November PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 1 “Write a once upon a time poem.  The title of the poem could be “Once Upon a Time,” or the first words could be. Or you could do … Continue reading

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Animalese

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – For Your Consideration:  “Back and Forth” “Tell a tale using nothing but dialog between characters.” You are lucky you don’t have to go out in the rain. True, but you can take walks and smell … Continue reading

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American Museum of Natural History

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Museum(s)  (posted by Susan) Pick a museum and write a new poem that takes us there. Dem bones, dem bones, dem dinosaur bones on display, made kids scream and adults uncomfortable gazing up at those gigantic … Continue reading

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