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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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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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