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“milk teeth”

Written for: The Twiglets #270 – milk teeth After his whitening treatments, he milked his teeth for all they were worth. Had a wide grin for all. It was a bit disconcerting in dark rooms. His teeth glowed neon. The … Continue reading

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Penciled Resolutions

Written for: Friday Writings #8: Resolutions (posted by Rommy) “If you are looking for a prompt to bend your words around, may I suggest New Year’s resolutions – whether you love them or loathe them, if you’ve made any for … Continue reading

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“underneath my ribs”

Written for: The Twiglets #255 – “underneath my ribs” My dog had skin and fur overlaying his ribs. Now his ribs ride on top. So chilled, I felt the cold creep underneath my ribs. child cries, breath shallow has been … Continue reading

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Myth of Childhood

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub (posted by Sanaa) Poetics: Dungeons & Derivatives “For today’s Poetics I invite you all to play a poetry game called, “Dungeons and Derivatives.” The idea here is to select one (from a list of eight … Continue reading

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“like fingerprints”

Written for: The Twiglets #233 – like fingerprints child draws in colorful fingerprints He proclaimed his innocence until his fingerprints were lifted from the murder weapon. like crescent moons miniature in size new baby’s prints Impeccably dressed, breath of mint … Continue reading

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A Child’s Disappointment

Written for: April 2021 PAD – Day 13 “Write a Lucky and/or Unlucky poem.” Once there was a children’s show hosted by Sonny Fox. Various schools were invited to take part in the show. Now it was our turn. Oh, … Continue reading

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“happier than her”

Written for: The Twiglets #220 – “happier than her” My dogs are happier than her dogs– they get to take walks. Her positive attitude accounts for her being happier than her negative brother. child sees happy frog he frolics on … Continue reading

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Homeless Child

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 – For Your Consideration It’s Tragic! Write this poem: “The greatest tragedy is –––––––––” A child is left alone scared, hungry. You look at her and wonder how this can be. You bemoan– she looks young, … Continue reading

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From Up Here

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – July Covid-19 P.A.D. – Day 19 “Scanning The Horizon” “You are the Lifeguard in the big chair here at Poetic Bloomings Beach. Your Ray Bans are perched, your whistle is tethered and your flotation device … Continue reading

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Hardened at Nine

Written for:  Go Dog Go Cafe – Tuesday Writing Prompt “Write a piece of prose or poetry around the phrase, ‘nine years old, and she never had  a chance.’ “ She did whatever she could not to go home. Mama … Continue reading

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