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Odd Child Out

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads:   (posted by Marian) Just One Word: Gormless Me again, Toads! Just one word to inspire your poems this weekend: gormless Dunce cap in corner under blackboard of chalked letters and numbers which all … Continue reading

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Leave Them in Peace

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Autumn PAD – Day 4 – LEAVES “Again with the leaves? But we aren’t talking colors, only the leaf itself. Simply write a leaf poem. Everything is fair game. Maybe your life as a leaf? … Continue reading

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Blind Eye

Written for:  Poetics Aside #456 – Write a tragic poem. fish die animals starve people are bombed blind eye losing allies gaining dictators crimes against humanity blind eye opioid use intensifies black men are profiled justice has turned a blind … Continue reading

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Written for:  Carpe Diem #1333 – José’s Sandals (A Christmas Tale from Paulo Coehlo) On Christmas Day, a special boy learns the true meaning of gift-giving. silence a new king is born love came to the world © Chèvrefeuille (our host) … Continue reading

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No One’s Property

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Human Trafficking Quote from the WOHT: “The International labour Organization estimates that 21 million people are victims of forced labour globally. This estimate also includes victims of human trafficking for labour and sexual exploitation.” We … Continue reading

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Having A Ball

Written for:  The Twiglets #9 – It’s A Ball Stepmother, cruel stepsisters, shrews Cinderella’s eyes pool as she get bad news. She has to clean, no ball for her. On mop she leans, the room a blur. With a twinkle, … Continue reading

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Gray World

Written for dVerse Poets Pub:  Open Link Night #176 (posted by Grace) This is your opportunity to link 1 poem of your choice as this is no prompt-day. They found me.  I did not want to be found.  I waited … Continue reading

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