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“soft as eggs”

Written for: The Twiglets #295 – soft as eggs My grandparents ate soft-boiled eggs. Looked like diseased, dripping eyes. She always egged on her soft-spoken, timid friend. sits admiring garden, and brilliant-hued birds soft blue of robin’s egg He mercilessly … Continue reading

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Sounds of Morning

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #158 “Morning Has Broken” (posted by Linda Lee Lyberg) Two gray doves coo on deck railing. White-tailed pigeon struts across roof of garage. A woofing dog reminds his humans that it is time … Continue reading

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Distance of Blackbirds

Written for: Sunday Muse #215 Once you meant something to me. Now I must let you go, stop the burning in my heart. Start a fire of my own with all those possessions of yours I have kept. No more. … Continue reading

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Chatter in the Courtroom

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics: Corvid poetry (posted by Ingrid) “To the corvidae family belong a variety of birds including ravens, rooks, jackdaws, jays, choughs, magpies and of course, the common crow. Though these birds may be a … Continue reading

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Birds On Watch

Written for: Sunday Muse #210 We line up at the dock in darkness of night when fog horns sound. Helper birds for lighthouse, we guide ships in, unbothered by their glaring lights. Do they notice us? Same crew each night, … Continue reading

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Which Bird Is That?

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday: Bird Songs (posted by Frank J. Tassone) “Today, let’s experience the joy of bird songs! Write a haibun that alludes to bird songs, or your favorite songbird.” A dawn chorus of songbirds … Continue reading

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She Dreams Again

Written for: The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #546 Words: whirred, dawn, tips, off, again, awoke, mists, laughed, shouldered, blur, quiet, stretched She dreams again of a long ago love. He, a broad shouldered, black- haired man who could make her laugh … Continue reading

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Restored

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Pounding the Pentameter! (posted by Ingrid) “As with dance, so with poetry: the underlying rhythm is a heartbeat which, if done seamlessly, should flow without feeling mechanical or stilted. So, this week, I challenge … Continue reading

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Birds Overheard

Written for: Friday Writings #10: So, I Overheard . . . (posted by Magaly) “If you are in search of a prompt, I invite you to create poetry or prose inspired by a conversation you’ve overheard. If the optional prompt … Continue reading

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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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