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Silvery Season

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #317 Christmas Word Cloud “Using this word cloud, write the gift of a poem for the rest of us. The RED words tell the Santa story; the GREEN touch on the Nativity.” North Pole’s … Continue reading

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Gerard Giraffe

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #316 Holiday Characters “This time of year, the television programming is inundated with holiday specials featuring animated characters like Buddy the Elf, Frosty the Snowman, Nestor the Christmas Donkey, etc. Imagine a character for … Continue reading

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Protected By the Moon

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Prosery Monday: Moonbeams and Moon Dreams (posted by Merrill) “Prosery is prose that includes a line from a poem. I will give you the line, and then you incorporate it into a short prose … Continue reading

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Chubby

Written for: Sunday Whirl, Wordle #472 Words: ability, delight, failure, crappy, flex, see, watch, crinkle, scoff, fold, complete, jaw As clown outfits go, Chubby’s was crappy. Some material was worn so thin, as to be see- through. Ruffles crinkled, and … Continue reading

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How We Remember

Written for:  Poets and Storytellers United Weekly Scribblings #27:  “Things Were Different Back Then”  (posted by Magaly) “If you’ve ever been in the presence of a vintage soul (AKA someone who has lived more than a few decades and who … Continue reading

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Ocean Opera

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – July Covid-19 PAD – Day 3 – “A Day At The Beach” What can you hear?  We are looking for poems about the sounds heard at lake/ocean side. Sand shushes next to my blanket– quick … Continue reading

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Growing Years

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – For Your Consideration:  Dandelion Whine Use the cliché “growing like a weed” as a refrain in a poem. That string bean just shot up this past summer, Selma. Why, the girl is taller than me. … Continue reading

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Dreams In A Field

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #454 Words:  guns, throb, still, songs, mob, spring, children, mean, seal, listen, fields, dream Their fate is sealed– the poverty-stricken, mean, street children whose hearts still throb with yearning to listen to songs, and … Continue reading

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“first snow”

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1797 – New Beginnings . . . First Snow “Today’s prompt is “First Snow”, it’s a classical kigo for Winter and that means you have to try to create a classical haiku or tanka following the … Continue reading

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Winter Play (solo renga)

Written for:  Poetic Asides – Renga Poems At its most basic, the renga is a tanka written by two or more poets. This Japanese form preceded (and inspired) haiku, and its common for poets to link several renga into a … Continue reading

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