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Perils of Plastic

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Plastic Bags  (posted by Susan) “So. I still use plastic bags quite often, mostly for food and for keeping books dry next to my water bottle. My friends use plastic bags to pick up what … Continue reading

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Sink or Swim

Written for:  Wednesday Muse #7 – “A Beautiful Mess” “Today we are going to explore the Japanese art of Kintsugi and how to make the most of breaks, cracks, mistakes. Kintsugi is the repairing of a break or a crack … Continue reading

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A Sijo

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings – InForm Poet:  Sijo “Sijo is the classic form of unrhymed poetry in Korea. Sijo have three long lines. Each line varies between 14 and 16 syllables, with the middle line the longest. The first line … Continue reading

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No Accident

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm:  Triquint Triquint is a poetry form which consists of 3 verses of 5 lines each. Lines 3 and 4 of verse 1 (Refrain) repeat in verses 2 and 3. The declining syllable count for … Continue reading

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Cold Ashes

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Get Listed:  January Edition “Choose any 3 words that fit best with mood/theme/personality of your poem on a topic of your choice:” carnation               slightly      … Continue reading

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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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