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Lost Again

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 April PAD Challenge – Day 29 “For today’s prompt, take the phrase “(blank) Again,” 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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New York State in Mind

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 April PAD Challenge – Day 14 Pick a state, make it the title of your poem, and then, write your poem. Also written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads  (posted by Margaret) What is your … Continue reading

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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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