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In October’s Early Snow

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Prosery 5 – All Hallows  (posted by Bjorn) “Hello all, today it’s time again to write some prose from poetry. The rules are fairly simple I have chosen a poem for you and from … Continue reading

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“chicken fat”

Written for:  The Twiglets #146 – “chicken fat” chicken skinny or chicken fat? Can’t use skinny in chopped liver ap -petizer.   Chicken Fat cannot run as fast as Chicken Skinny, but it hardly ever comes up.   My grandmother … Continue reading

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Just People

Written for:  Poetic Asides #499 – Write a parent poem. We thought they knew everything, that they were perfect. Deflecting from our in-the-line always coloring of our parents, was the sight of Mom crying. Out of bounds. Foul ball. I … Continue reading

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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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