Tag Archives: City

Street Child

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #402 Words:  charm, sing, float, off, sense, orphan, dust, city, stifle, fly sigh This poem is a charming orphan of the city, bit dusty, bit gritty. She’s a singer of tunes, fine sense of … Continue reading

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New York State in Mind

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 April PAD Challenge – Day 14 Pick a state, make it the title of your poem, and then, write your poem. Also written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads  (posted by Margaret) What is your … Continue reading

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Vegas (a cherita)

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1564 Las Vegas … come on gamble (out of the box) “Today I love to give you a “new” task. Think Out Of The Box with the themes of haiku. For example create a senryu, Cherita, … Continue reading

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City of Colors

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~City  (posted by Sumana) “In the eyes of a poet what would a busy city look like? A dream or a nightmare?” A city stays in your heart, grabs a seat in your brain, rains … Continue reading

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Shame in the City

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub Open Link Night #211 (posted by Grace) Tenants in the Bronx are tortured by chill ill winds outside and in. Families, elderly, ailing, boil water in large pots to warm a tiny spot on kitchen … Continue reading

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New York Redone

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2017 Chapbook Challenge – Day 25 Write a remix poem.  For the chapbook challenge, try remixing one of your poems from earlier in the month. I have remixed Day 13 in which we had to … Continue reading

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New York City

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2017 Chapbook Challenge – Day 13 Pick a city and make that the title of your poem; then write your poem. This city’s skyline shines in pretty sapphire and white lighting up night. Women and … Continue reading

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Absence Of

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Silence  (posted by Sumana) Where to find that soundlessness? Is Silence merely absence of sound or more than that? “In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of … Continue reading

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Reconnecting to New York City – FYIs

Written for:  Poetic Asides #414 – Write a connection poem. The poem could be about a physical connection, like holding hands or building a bridge across a river. Or it could be about social connections, like at a party or … Continue reading

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Black and White Dreams

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #38  (posted by Whimsygizmo) Today, I want us to DREAM together. We called it Tar Beach. If you could reach the roof, tar was your sand, rooftops, your ocean. Superman was a possibility. … Continue reading

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