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Laura

Written for: Sunday Muse #139 – Laura Nyro One lucky summer night my friend and I, both lovers of Laura Nyro’s music, sat in Central Park, and thrilled to the sounds of Laura at the piano, eight months pregnant, in … Continue reading

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I Gather Misery

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – For Your Consideration – The Walls Have Eyes “Write from the point of view of a portrait on the wall.” Some of you stare intently at my image while others gently tip-toe by. It’s that … Continue reading

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Patti Smith

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 PAD November Chapbook Challenge – Day 18 “For today’s prompt, write a music poem. Write about your favorite song, band, performer. Or write about your distaste for music. Just mention a tune in passing, or … Continue reading

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Lennon Day

Written for:  Poems of Garden Gnomes – “Today We Celebrate” “We can find something to celebrate on pretty much every day of the year. Be it a national holiday, a local celebration or just making it through another day in … Continue reading

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Each One Unique

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Flowers  (posted by Susan)  “I decided that if I could paint that flower in a huge scale,       you could not ignore its beauty. ”- Georgia O’Keeffe Your Challenge: In a new poem, … Continue reading

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Cartoonists

Written for:  dVerse Poets:  Artisans – Seamus Heaney The challenge is to write a poem about an artisan or wright, for example a weaver, thatcher, wheelwright or carpenter, or any other craftsman you can think of. It can be a … Continue reading

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Portrait Queen

Written for The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #272 Words:  light, oil, echoing, jealous, drop, velvet, still, art, bowl, busy, class, silvery Black velvet curls, silver barrettes– she is a perfect model, coddled by parents of her wealthy class, to sit for … Continue reading

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Dylan

Written for:  dVerse Poets, Meeting the Bar – Bob Dylan    (posted by Bjorn) Today your challenge is easy. Write a poem based on Bob Dylan. It can be personal, it can be based on his lyrics (remember to give credit … Continue reading

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