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Love of Leather

Written for:  Poetics Aside #327, “Watching the World Go By” Whether watching from the window, a park bench, or a couch, perspective is one part of this prompt; the other is what one sees and thinks about it.  Black leather … Continue reading

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Falling Bodies

Written for:  Phoenix Rising, “Falling Again” I want you to think of things that fall or have fallen. Prices fall (maybe not lately), leaves fall, arches fall, and both Saigon and the Third Reich have had their falls. Even things … Continue reading

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Unexpected Decision

Written for:  Phoenix Rising WHAT’S GOING ON? This week’s prompting has you consider a plot for your poem. Write a poem of any kind in which an attitude of someone (even yourself) becomes the thing that presents a dispute or … Continue reading

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Idol Behavior

Written for:  Sunday’s Whirligig #9 words:  carat, boil, late, hat, sequence, white, outside, shoe, thought, cherry, chain, nifty Cherry red shoes encrusted with fourteen carat white diamonds, and a nifty chain to match. Isn’t the new singing sensation just too-too? … Continue reading

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Summer Robe

Written for:  Carpe Diem #728, summer robe by Basho Write a poem in the same sense, tone, and spirit as: We are on the trail with Basho and today our prompt is “summer robe”. This haiku is the last haiku in … Continue reading

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Silk Stockings

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens with Real Toads, “Last Legs” You (if like me) may also be on your last legs. And, hey, those are great legs you’ve got there too. So go with them! How about a poem about legs? … Continue reading

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Garment Gossip

Written for Margo Roby’s Poem Tryouts, “Clothing Memories” (Prompt by Diane Lockward) Your objective is to list articles of clothing through your life that stick in your mind, and to jot down why you remember each one.  You get the … Continue reading

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