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Change Comes, Invited or Not

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~changes “We try to learn to appreciate change, as it cannot be avoided. We would have to set life in bronze or stone or amber to preserve it. Would it then be alive? Can we … Continue reading

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Tease of Autumn

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm Poet – Carpe Diem “Write your poem celebrating the day or celebrate the arrival of Autumn.” Spring jumped in for a second round, elbowing autumn out of the way. Today I see crinkled paper … Continue reading

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Children’s Treasures

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Prosery:  Memories with the trees  (posted by Merrill) “Prosery is our latest addition to the dVerse universe. This will be our fourth prosery prompt. If you’re not yet acquainted with the dVerse term, let … Continue reading

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Witness, Survivor

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Remembering September 11, 2001 “Post a remembrance poem for 9-11. Whether it’s an old poem you had written then, or a new tribute written for this prompt, post it or as many as you’d wish. … Continue reading

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For All You Greedy Leaders*

Written for:  Poetic Asides #495 – “This week, write a “For (blank)” poem.” self-serving, climbing ’til your knuckles bleed to grab that last dollar. Power pours green though pores of your skin, yet still you sin, insidiously trying to divide … Continue reading

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Flutterings

Written for:  Wednesday Muse:  Butterflies!  “The butterfly counts not months but moments and has time enough.” Rabindranath Tradore Each butterfly is an exquisite work of art–spotted, stained glass, soft white, or sea-blue edged in black. They provide joy in their … Continue reading

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Dis/Obedient

Written for:  Poetic Asides #457 – Write a disobedient poem. Children who disobey their parents eventually learn they have not truly won a victory, and become sad adolescents. Rebellion can nearly guarantee attention will be paid. When you seek gratification … Continue reading

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Change Comes Slowly

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads  –  Wordy Thursday With Wild Woman:  Being The Change “Marjory Stoneman Douglas, (1890 – 1998), was a feminist, an activist, a journalist and an environmentalist, known especially for her defense of the Everglades, when … Continue reading

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Winter Thistle

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  Photography by Sharon Knight (posted by Mish) “Sharon has kindly given us permission to borrow her images at sunearthsky.com for our poetic muse today. Please give proper image credit to her work.” Icicle … Continue reading

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To Those Who Should Care

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2017 Chapbook Challenge – Day 16 Write a poem to the world.  Maybe all of your poems are already directed at the world, but for me, this is a first person poem directed at a group … Continue reading

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