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Glowing Hearts

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #271 – Grown-Up Christmas List “When we were children we wrote out our Christmas Wish List. Now as we’ve gotten older, Natalie Cole’s rendition of “Grown-Up Christmas List” comes to mind. What rises to … Continue reading

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Ever Seeking

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  Purifying the Mind  (posted by Charmed Chaos) Think about the things you do to purify your mind, put your soul at peace, to ease your heart, to become more MINDFUL. Ever seeking a … Continue reading

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Path Through Uncertainty

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Poems to Weather Uncertain Times (posted by Sanaa) “In our lives we encounter uncertainty a number of times. We live through each day with hope either blooming or dissipating in our hearts. When life seems … Continue reading

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Tolerance and Acceptance

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 April PAD Challenge – Day 25 Write an exile poem. They flee their countries in abject terror, their journeys arduous, filled with danger. So why do they chance this trial and error? Their language is … Continue reading

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Tipping The Scales

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~”Life:  Paradox And/Or Balance”  (posted by Sumana) Our life is a hybrid of opposites and we struggle to strike a balance between the two forces. In this whirlpool of apathy and care, brutality and kindness, … Continue reading

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Glow

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1274 Ryuko-ji (compassion) Today I have chosen one of the temples on Shikoku Island to inspire you with. This temple is named Ryuko-ji and is devoted to the Buddha of Compassion. “Wordlessness” is (in my opinion) one … Continue reading

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Healing

Written for:  Elizabeth’s Creativity Challenge – Day 32 Word for today:  Prayer Let anger go. Heal wounds in heart. Start with compassion. Fashion your words with care, ever aware that we are all humans trying to exist together. Isn’t it … Continue reading

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Rainbow

Written for:  Carpe Diem # 1020 rainbow “Try to be a rainbow in someone’s cloud.~Maya Angelou empty canvas blank beige space of sadness comes alive with bold paints http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.nl/

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Those Left To Mercy

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads, The Tuesday Platform For to be free is not merely to cast off one’s chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others.  ~ Nelson Mandela Day, … Continue reading

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Important Qualities

Written for:  Poetics Aside April 2016 Challenge – Day 28 Important (blank).  Fill in the blank with a word or phrase, make it the title of your poem, and then write your poem. Do you try to be polite when … Continue reading

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