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Invisible Shadows

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt 223 – “And I Quote”-Installment #4 Keep your face always toward the sunshine – and shadows will fall behind you. ~ Walt Whitman “This inspiration from American poet, Walt Whitman, plays on the concept … Continue reading

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Invisible Shadows

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #223 – “And I Quote” – Installment #4 “Write either a sunshine poem or a shadow poem. Or light. Or dark. Either definition of each is acceptable, as in gradations of luminescence or lighthearted … Continue reading

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Restore

Written for:  Miz Quickly – Two Word, “carry me” Restore my senses to carefree clarity Carry me on your shoulders, Dad, down to the hem of ocean foam, like you did when I was a child. Restore my senses to … Continue reading

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Course of Eight Years

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – “Frustration and Heartbreak  (posted by Frank) Frustration and heartbreak are risky themes. The characters expressing these emotions of weakness look silly to some. That’s the risk. The reward, however, for writers who successfully take … Continue reading

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away

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1488 – The Soul of Portugal “Although the origins are difficult to trace, today fado (destiny, fate) is commonly regarded as simply a form of song which can be about anything, but must follow a certain traditional … Continue reading

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Public Scrutiny

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2018 April PAD Challenge  Day 29 Write a response poem.  My thought is that you should respond to one of your poems from earlier in challenge. In response to my 4/14 poem, Star: Once again, The … Continue reading

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“a great silence”

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1391 – A Great Silence  (Taken from a poem of Rumi’s) birds sing leaves rustle no human sound © Chèvrefeuille   Here is my attempt: sad silence one voice less that makes me smile a good friend is … Continue reading

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Flower Feud

Written for:  Hedgewitch Flash 55 Pink peonies protest the addition of red geraniums, citing their dull appearance. Geraniums joke, remember, we live longer than you. In the end, it is the poppies that must remind all the flowers of the … Continue reading

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sculpted

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1309 – Earth’s First Clay  (verse of Khyyam) With Earth’s first Clay They did the Last Man’s knead, And then of the Last Harvest sowed the Seed: Yea, the first Morning of Creation wrote What the Last … Continue reading

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Lesson of War

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #325 Words:  clear, fury, mission, pay, test, war, taunting, body, lesson, dirt, slide, disbelief Lesson of war–there will be bodies lying in dirt, with buddies looking on in disbelief, grief of this mission. Fury … Continue reading

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