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At The Neighborhood Bar

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #329 Words:  last, run, bar, fall, sail, case, afford, deep, nudge, puppet, assault, seat Seated at scratched and scarred wooden bar in Larry’s Lounge, two old friends. One, gray-headed wearing a faded blue ball cap, … Continue reading

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Clarity of Truth

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Narcissus (Vanity/Narcissism) The narcissus is one of December’s birth flowers. According to Greek myth, it is the flower that grew when the vain young man Narcissus drowned in the lake in which he admired his own … Continue reading

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Unchangeable Changes

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – “Change”  (posted by Paul) Your eyes open to a white world tinged with rose. In time you find a green meadow. A blue sky dances by, darkens purple. Sunsets in flame. Then, your eyes … Continue reading

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Peace Day

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2017 Chapbook Challenge – Day 22 For today’s prompt, take the phrase “(blank) Day;” replace the blank with a word or phrase; make the new phrase the title of your poem; and then, write your … Continue reading

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Remembering Childhood

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads:  Micro Poetry ~ Binding With Briars                   (posted by Kerry) This weekend, our frame of reference is “Binding With Briars” – from the final line of the … Continue reading

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Effects

Written for:  Poetic Asides #410 Write a weather poem. Now more than ever, no one can predict with certainty the weather of a region to follow old rules. Warm weather areas turn cool. Cold climates have now warmed. Day will … Continue reading

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When Holidays Change

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – MTB–How to Write a Villanelle  (posted by Frank) Hello, this is Frank Hubeny. Today’s form is the villanelle. Colin Lee used this form in a poem last month which gave me the idea to focus … 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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Altered Sayings

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads Recycle a Saying (Poetry and Flash Fiction with Magaly) I invite you to take a famous proverb, change some of its keywords, then use the altered version to write a new three-stanza poem … Continue reading

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Tokyo

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1142, Honshu, the “main island” “Well our journey has started and today we will go on with our journey through the land of the rising sun. We have arrived on the airport of Tokyo on the … Continue reading

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