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Memory In Jeopardy

Written for: April 2021 PAD Challenge – Day 25 “Write a thought poem.” I just had the most amazing thought, must write it down soon as I can. Now it’s forgotten, leaving me fraught. Lately I can remember nought. Does … Continue reading

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A Child’s Disappointment

Written for: April 2021 PAD – Day 13 “Write a Lucky and/or Unlucky poem.” Once there was a children’s show hosted by Sonny Fox. Various schools were invited to take part in the show. Now it was our turn. Oh, … Continue reading

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“no wind blowing”

Written for: The Twiglets #218 – “no wind blowing” In the eerie stillness not even the wind was blowing. We could not find the answer. There was no wind blowing in which to look. disappointed children head home with new … Continue reading

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Sauna Air

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – July Covid-19 P.A.D. – Day 28 After The Workshop “YOUR FITNESS REGIMEN IS OVER FOR THIS POEM-A-DAY EXERCISE. HIT THE SAUNA. HIT THE SHOWERS. WRITE A STEAMY POEM. WRITE A SHOWERY POEM.” The sauna air … Continue reading

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Did You Know?

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – For Your Consideration – “Cupid Has A Secret” “Write that mystery into your poem/flash fiction. Did you know that in ancient times I used to be all colors of the rainbow, an angel of flaming … Continue reading

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But You Said . . .

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm:  Pun-Ku  (for Sal) (1) Unlike the haiku that allows for a less than strict adherence to the 17-syllable rule, the pun-ku must be exactly 17 syllables long. (2) It contains only four (4) lines … Continue reading

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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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