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As Seasons Fade

Written for: Go Dog Go Cafe Tuesday Writing Challenge (posted by Devereaux and Beth) “Write a poem using, evanescence, trill, and longevity.” Trilling, tweeting birds in trees increase longevity, extending seasons of spring and summer ’til forever seemed to be … Continue reading

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A Cento of Nature

Written for: April 2021 PAD Challenge – Day 22 “Write a nature poem.” Hope is the thing with feathers who moves his soft velvety head. Meanwhile the wild geese, high in the clean blue air call to you, harsh and … Continue reading

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Crows Calling At Night

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics: China-Kingdom of the Poem (posted by Laura Bloomsbury) “The Poetics’ Challenge here is: Select any ONE of the above poems and with as many re-reads as you need, imagine what the poet has … Continue reading

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Birds’ World

Written for: Poets and Storytellers United Weekly Scribblings #65: Bird is the word Shape your words around a particular bird or birds in general. (posted by Rommy) To wake to sounds of bird chatter you know it must be Spring. … Continue reading

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I See You

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 – Picture This – Ekphrastic Poetry 3 Trick is to have perfect balance on any knobby branch you may come upon. My feet cling when I am not on the wing. Eyes see wide, though I … Continue reading

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Bone-chilling

Written for: Poets and Storytellers United (posted by Rommy) Weekly Scribblings #50: Down In My Bones “I’d like us all to think about how we might finish this sentence, “Down in my bones, I feel _”. If you’d rather tackle … Continue reading

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“if only”

Written for:  The Twiglets #182 – “if only” I could be a rock star if only I had talent. If only you had turned around, our lives might have been different. sparrow pecks at bread bluejays muscle their way in … Continue reading

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Bird Melodies

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #292 – Voice “For this morning’s prompt, let’s explore voice. Some have a lovely singing voice. Some like to voice their opinions. There are those who have a huge platform for voice, and those … Continue reading

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“a vacant nest”

Written for:  The Twiglets #177 – “a vacant nest” So glad to see a vacant nest hornets gone A vacant nest is so much sadder than a vacant lot. nest is bare now I watch from kitchen window fledglings fend … Continue reading

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“not that simple”

Written for:  The Twiglets #169 – “not that simple” It is just not that simple to explain love. Do not pretend that you don’t know how to vacuum. You are not that simple. birds gather twigs, sticks scurry back and … Continue reading

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