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Children’s Treasures

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Prosery:  Memories with the trees  (posted by Merrill) “Prosery is our latest addition to the dVerse universe. This will be our fourth prosery prompt. If you’re not yet acquainted with the dVerse term, let … Continue reading

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Indigo Glow

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Meeting The Bar:  Critique and Craft “Descriptive Detail” – (Posted by Frank H.) “The topic today is descriptive detail. This is the part that tells the reader what the poem is about. It is … Continue reading

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Camino de Fatima

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1738 Camino de Fatima (Portugal) “Today I have a not so well known pilgrimage … Camino de Fatima, Portugal. “ wonder, o wonder Mother Mary shows her face the sun rises © Chèvrefeuille (our host) Here … Continue reading

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Beaches

Written for:  Wednesday Muse – “The Beach” Shock of cold water waves on sun-drenched skin, toes curling in mud as seaweed and driftwood sweep by.  Seagull’s eyes search for food, squawking. Children build castles. How can she wear that bathing … Continue reading

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Rainbow Lessons

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm Poet:  Octameter (16 lines, each stanza 8 lines, and each line has 5 syllables. “The set rhyme scheme is: a/b/c/d/e/d/f/d g/h/c/g/i/g/d/d. This seems an extremely convoluted rhyme scheme, so your poetic license will not … Continue reading

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What’s On The News?

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Televised  (posted by Sumana) Let us see what patterns of life surface from both the positive and / or negative sides of the televised news and also sometimes its purposeful silence on certain current affairs. … Continue reading

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Fear in the Swamp

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Prosery 2  (posted by SarahSouthwest) The Prosery prompt starts with a line taken from a poem, and asks you to write a piece of flash fiction incorporating that line, in full, somewhere in the … Continue reading

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Path Through Uncertainty

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Poems to Weather Uncertain Times (posted by Sanaa) “In our lives we encounter uncertainty a number of times. We live through each day with hope either blooming or dissipating in our hearts. When life seems … Continue reading

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Kid Parties

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #250 – “We Are A Wild Party” “So, in the most simplest of terms, write a “Party” poem. You may be celebrating a holiday or an anniversary. You could be writing of a “party … Continue reading

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Valley Stream Days

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Picnic(s)  (posted by Susan) A book of verse beneath the bough, A loaf of bread, a jug of wine, and thou Beside me singing in the Wilderness – Ah, wilderness were paradise enow! — Omar Khayyam … Continue reading

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