Tag Archives: children

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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Home Improvements

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #275 – “What’s New?” “We stand on the crest of a new year, in a new decade. Both causes to celebrate. Everything becomes a fresh new start to everything you aspire to! So we … Continue reading

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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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