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Expectations

Written for:  Go Dog Go Café – Tuesday Writing Prompt “Write a poem that begins and ends with the same word.” How can we bear the changes life has hurled at us? Memorize imperfections on a wall until we no … Continue reading

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The Affects

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #288 – “Charting A New Course” “We’ve been sequestered, isolated, quarantined and separated. I can tell you from first hand experience that our lives have been changed. I’m sure many of us can. What … Continue reading

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What Does The World Look Like

Written for:  Go Dog Go Café – Tuesday Prompt: Write a piece of prose around the question: What does a return to “normal” look like for you? You run into a friend. The impulse to hug will no longer seem … Continue reading

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Never Try To Change Another Person

Written for:  Poetics Aside April 2020 PAD Challenge – Day 26 Write a change poem. Do not marry someone drawn to their allure, sunny face thinking you’d not replace or change a single quirk they have. Later you start to … Continue reading

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Bagels and Cream Cheese

Written for:  Poetics Aside April 2020 PAD Challenge – Day 22 Write a quirk poem. He walks a mile for exercise to get his bagel and chive cream cheese. In this way breakfast is justified. With his routine, he is … Continue reading

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Melting Ice

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – For Your Consideration – Character Study (Challenges) “CHARACTER STUDY: JOSH AVERY IS A 21 YEAR OLD MALE WITH ANGER ISSUES HELPING A SEVERELY PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED PERSON ACROSS THE STREET. WRITE THIS POETIC EPISODE!” Josh Avery … Continue reading

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Bye-Bye 2019

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Year’s End “This year’s end full of trouble and joy, suspense and uncertainty. Let’s write to each other in this new poem about the end of 2019.”  (posted by Susan) If this year has brought … Continue reading

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We Have A Winner

Written for:  Poetic Asides Prompt #505 “Write a possible poem.” If your best friend wins Lotto and you are sipping macchiatos would you see a change in ego? You might, you know. You might, you know. If your friend should … Continue reading

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They Come and Go

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Longing  (posted by Sumana) “What do you long for?” “I cannot resist sharing one of Ran’s poem I Come and Stand at Every Door.” [It’s a plea for peace from a seven-year-old girl, ten years … Continue reading

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How To Feel Better

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 PAD November Chapbook Challenge – Day 23 “For today’s prompt, write an instructional poem. Your poem could be a set of instructions, or be from the perspective of the teacher or the student. Ironically, there … Continue reading

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