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Nudging May

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2, Prompt #246 – “The Force of Cinco de Mayo” “But today is Cinco de Mayo. May 5th. The day after “Star Wars” Day (May the Fourth Be With You). Your charge is simple. Choose one of … Continue reading

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Birthday Madness

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday:  March Madness  (posted by Merrill) “Can you believe it’s already March? Well, the calendar says it is, and here the days are growing longer, and flowers are trying to pop up through … Continue reading

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A Lake Of Fish

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm Poet:  Choka One of the most intricate Japanese Poetry forms is the Choka. Also referred to as a “Long Poem,” the Choka often tells a story. It does not rhyme, and offers a choice … Continue reading

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Of Helpers and Cakes

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm Poet 7/5 Trochee The 7/5 Trochee was created by Andrea Dietrich, and it consists of 2 or more quatrain stanzas with the following set rules: Syllable pattern: 7/5/7/5 Rhyme Scheme: a/b/c/b or a/b/a/b Meter: … Continue reading

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Secrecy

Written for:  The Twiglets #108 – “with great secrecy” He ran his government with great secrecy and many lies. Numerous valuable jewels were hidden in the old man’s manor. By the time death took him, he could not remember where … Continue reading

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Chocolate Soufflè

Written for:  Poetic Asides – November 2017 Chapbook Challenge – Day 5 For today’s prompt, write a self-destruct poem. This poem is a decadent soufflè wondering how high it can rise. Tiptoe ’round kitchen, watch as it floats, a chocolate … Continue reading

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Company Loyalty

Written for dVerse Poets Pub:  #5, Revisiting Anthony Desmond I would like us to reflect and write on a belief (or what we thought was real) and how they can transform as our views and ideas change throughout our lives. … Continue reading

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Immersed In Nothing

Written for:  Poetics Aside #340 Write an “at last poem or a “finally” poem. Written by an author whose books I love, this new one was impenetrable. I waited in vain for a plot to emerge. My eyes were strained … Continue reading

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The Queen and the Prince

Written for:  Poetic Asides #296, Write a disappointment poem. Not going?  Why? We go out in all types of weather. Anyway, it never rains in front of the house. Everyone knows that. How ill can you be. Take a pill. … Continue reading

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