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Substitute Truth for Lies

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #393 Words:  smug, memo, truth, corrupt, delete, mock, catch, hope, note, born, fire, liar Catch that smug-born liar, and memo him the truth. Send a note, and hope it will set a fire under … Continue reading

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Continuing Knowledge

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads  – Wordy Thursday with Wild Woman, “What We Save Saves Us” “Write a new poem in which you sing of starting over. Or call it by its other names: reboot, renew, recommence, take two, … Continue reading

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Indigo Invaders

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2, Prompt #229 – In The Mood (not yourself). “Write a mood or anti-mood poem.” Indigo invades my veins these days–the ones I do not know if I am capable of getting through to a lighter shade. … Continue reading

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expectations

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1574 – New Year’s Eve – modern kigo  from Jane Reichhold’s, “A Dictionary of Haiku” alone at the end of the road a New Year’s party New Year’s Eve the angel atop the pine a full moon … Continue reading

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Between

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub:  Haibun Monday – “Transitions”  (guest host:  Merrill) “For this Haibun Monday, I want you to write about change, but specifically, I’d like you to write about a transitional time in your life. It could be … Continue reading

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Different Endings

Written for:  Poetings Bloomings2 – Prompt#215 – “And I Quote” – Installent #2 How is the impossible even possible? We wonder if we are capable to achieve great things because they seem daunting, haunting our every thought and action. “What’s … Continue reading

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“winds howl in rage”

Written for:  Carpe Diem – Tan Renga Challenge, September 2018 Chained Together III (2) winds howl in rage Today’s episode is a haiku by Natsume Soseki (1867-1916), your task is to complete the Tan Renga by adding your two-lined stanza (approximately … Continue reading

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Dark Thoughts

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  “Unseen Things”  (posted by Jilly) “Only about 5% of the universe is visible matter. There are many things that we cannot see but that exist nonetheless. Dark matter, radio waves, emotions, gravity, magnetism, … Continue reading

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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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