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Casting Blues

Written for: Go Dog Go Cafe (posted by Devereaux and Beth) “Write a poem based upon this picture.” Casts hues of blues over building and river where ferry boats dock, awaiting passengers at end of working day. Glaring afternoon gold-rimmed … Continue reading

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This Poem is Blues

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics: Blue Tuesday (posted by sarahsouthwest) “In March last year, I asked you to write some red poems. Tonight, I want you to write me some blue poems. Red is pretty straightforward. It’s out … Continue reading

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“sky holds blue”

Written for: The Twiglets #196 – “sky holds blue: All traces of white clouds have vanished. Today the sky holds blue. Blue sky dapples ocean with dazzling lights small sad little boy April rains will ruin plans then sky turns … Continue reading

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Back Door Blues

Written for:  Poetic Asides Countdown Challenge – T-minus 8 “Write a persona poem.” I got those mean back door blues. People slam me I shudder and shake. My frame is loose, my glass may break. I got those mean back … Continue reading

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Washed in Blue

Written for:  Sunday Muse #61 Extend beaches with indigo, aqua, and cerulean. Wooden planks disappear, but, I am here to see the sea, and feel it cover me. Where I came from, where I will go. Gulls cry in monochrome … Continue reading

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Black And Blue

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – April Day 22 Poets of April – Pick a quote and photo to inspire your poem.  (posted by  Susie) “To write a blues song is to regiment riots and pluck gems from … Continue reading

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Moods of Blue

Written for:  Quickly – “Make It Easy On Yourself” “Nothing fancy.  Listen.  Go where you go.” (Mz. Quickly shared videos of Stevie Ray Vaughan, Eric Clapton, Peggy Lee, and Ray Charles) Some blues wail, leave a trail of sadness and … Continue reading

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Breakdown

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #301 Words:  season, seep, limb, crack, crimped, blues, breathe, cold, snapped, overlapping, stones, grass There’s a crimp in my life. I’m cracking, nerves snapping, cannot breathe. Anxiety seeps into my bones. I want to … Continue reading

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Blues

Written for: Poetic Asides #390 For today’s prompt, pick a music genre, make that the title of your poem, and then write a poem. So your poem could be titled “Jazz;” “Baby, I got the blues;” “Heavy Metal Heartache;” “Rockabilly … Continue reading

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If I Could

Written for:  dVerse Poets – Meeting The Bar:  Common Meter  (posted by Frank Hubeny) A popular form used for poems, songs, nursery rhymes and ballads is common meter. It subdivides into many variations depending on where one puts the line … Continue reading

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