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The Choice

Written for: Sunday Whirl, Wordle #496 Words: inhumane, shame, suppress, line, wait, evil, spring, vote, water, hope, soul, race Wait. I know she is next in line, but I feel it would be a shame to take her now. She … Continue reading

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Your Life

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #323 Playing Favorites #6 ‘“Playing Favorites” is as simple as choosing a favorite poet/poem (world famous or just famous in our own little garden) and picking a line or title of one of their … Continue reading

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For The Lost and The Survivors

Written for: Poetic Asides PAD November 2020 Challenge – Day 30 “For today’s prompt, write an exit poem. Some exit gracefully; some make a scene. However you wish to exit, do so poetically now.” Chimera spaceship plagues people of earth. … Continue reading

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Dreaded Call

Written for: One Womans Quest VJ’S WEEKLY CHALLENGE #122: THE PHONE CALL Let your imagination run wild with this one. One phone call can change the state of things. I know I can easily think of of a number of … Continue reading

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Hotel Nightmare

Written for: Go Dog Go Cafe Tuesday Writing Prompt (posted by Devereaux and Beth) “Today’s prompt: Write a piece of prose or poetry that uses the words hotel and porcelain skin.” Her creamy complexion was like porcelain skin on a … Continue reading

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In An Anti-Autumn State of Mind

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #307 – An Anti-Autumn State of Mind “The season changes to something autumnal and thoughts turn to its colorful palette and cozy temperatures and ya-da, ya-da… Admittedly, Autumn is my favorite season (and mostly … Continue reading

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Lose The Smirk, Get To Work

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Meeting The Bar: Protest Poetry (posted by Grace) “Write a Protest Poem with a theme (e.g. voting, social justice, peace & war, violence, women’s rights, human rights, environment, pandemic, etc) in your blog. This … Continue reading

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How We Live

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2020 PAD Challenge – Day 18 Write a message poem. This is not a time to think only of “I”. Pandemic status pleads that you don’t forget others–the homeless, those whose bellies feel empty–standing on … Continue reading

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“holding light”

Written for:  The Twiglets #170 – “holding light” She was enchanted by fireflies holding light. Lit candles hold their light, flickering and tattooing shapes on the wall. people close to me take away light held inside their death dims my … Continue reading

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Fifteen Years

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm Poet – Roundel Here are basic guidelines: 11 lines three stanzas (quatrain, tercet, quatrain) the opening of the first line becomes a refrain of the fourth and 11th lines and rhymes with lines two, … Continue reading

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