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Backward Joys

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2020 PAD Challenge – Day 28 Write a “look back and/or don’t look back” poem. Look back to what brings you joy A child’s face with cherished toy First romance with handsome boy https://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/poetic-asides   … Continue reading

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The Brass Ring

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm Poet – Florette form A Florette consists of two or more 4-line stanzas. Syllable count: 8,8,8,12 Rhyme scheme: a,a,b,a Fourth line requirement: internal (b) rhyme on syllable 8. A great form for POETIC BLOOMINGS … Continue reading

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Mama, Will Things Get Better?

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Prosery #7:  Jim Harrison  (posted by Linda Lee Lyberg) “Hello Everyone and welcome to our 7th episode of Prosery, where poetry and flash fiction collide. Write a story of 144 words or less (not … Continue reading

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In The Front Window

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #272 – Stopping to Window Shop “We’ve all found ourselves caught up in the practice of window shopping at least once in our lives. It is more apparent at this time of year, with … Continue reading

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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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