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Tales Told

Written for: Sunday Muse #167 Half a shipwreck, no deck, no sailors, just a rusty chain hanging down among the stones where it washed ashore. Clouds impose their steely swirls onto this hulk. In Summer, we climbed up the sides, … Continue reading

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The Days of Lemonade

Written for: Go Dog Go Cafe Tuesday Writing Prompt (posted by Devereaux and Beth) “Write a poem using “lemonade days”. Children set up a stand selling lemonade in days of Summer. Friends lent them a helping hand, dependent of course … Continue reading

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Party of Hunters

Written for: Poets and Storytellers United Weekly Scribblings #69: Of The Hunt (posted by Magaly) “I invite you to write poetry or prose from the point of view of a character or speaker who is hunting, being hunted, or both.” … Continue reading

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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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