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Tale of Old St. Nick

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub #87 – Quadrille – “Quick!  Nick us a poem.”  (posted by WhimsyGizmo) “Did you know that in 86 Quadrille prompts so far, we’ve never offered a word beginning with the letter “n?” De Jackson here, … Continue reading

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They Thought Her Odd

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #406 Words:  children, swing, noise, weekend, deaf, love, late, sign, noose, swim, scoot, learn She was deaf to all pleas, a child whose fears were learned over years, prevented her from joining other children … Continue reading

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Street Child

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #402 Words:  charm, sing, float, off, sense, orphan, dust, city, stifle, fly sigh This poem is a charming orphan of the city, bit dusty, bit gritty. She’s a singer of tunes, fine sense of … Continue reading

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Nothing But A Reed

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – April Poems – Day 10  (posted by Amol) “For the tenth challenge of this month at With Real Toads, I would like you to pick up any book which is lying closest … Continue reading

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Read Me A Story

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm:  “Staccato” The Staccato, is a poetic form that consists of two or more 6-line stanzas. Rhyme scheme: a,a,b,b,c,c *Required internal rhyme scheme interplay between line #1 and line #2 (see below explanation and examples). … Continue reading

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One Halloween

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle  #375 Words:  eggs, sing, corn, breeze, movies, misty, child, find, spray, attentive, drive, runny Indian corn centers the crimson front door. Autumn breeze sways husks on bottom. Mild mist sprays sidewalks, pasting leaves into … Continue reading

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Finger Paints

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings 2 #212 – “I Sing The Body Electric” Take a word or phrase that includes a body part and make that the title of your poem. Permission to mess up fingers and hands, dipping them into … Continue reading

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swimming

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1454 – Swimming “I searched for haiku with “swimming” in it and I ran into a nice series of haiku on swimming written by Issa. Let me give you an example of one of his haiku with … Continue reading

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Seashell Ears

Written for:  The Twiglets #24, “delicate ears” On her seashell shaped ears, the little girl wore tiny studs of ocean blue.   https://thetwiglets.wordpress.com/

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Pure Beginning

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Childbirth We all arrived on earth the same way, I believe. If you are a parent, you probably have poems rhapsodizing about it or turning the pain of it into art. If you are a … Continue reading

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