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Wool Mask

Written for: Go Dog Go Cafe – Tuesday Writing Prompt: “Write a piece of prose or poetry using the words: frost, mask, and significant other.” (posted by Devereaux and Beth) At the first hint of frost, his significant other donned … Continue reading

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“underneath my ribs”

Written for: The Twiglets #255 – “underneath my ribs” My dog had skin and fur overlaying his ribs. Now his ribs ride on top. So chilled, I felt the cold creep underneath my ribs. child cries, breath shallow has been … Continue reading

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Evening Peace

Written for: November 2021 PAD – Day 30! “Write a The End and/or The Beginning poem.” When darkness falls, I feel at peace, with one dog curled up fast asleep beside me on his blanket, warm. It’s after nine; my … Continue reading

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Bananas

Written for: Miz Quickly – Day 27 “You have written some five-line stanzas, and some poems with two stanzas related only by proximity. Like families moved into a pre-fab neighborhood or posters in a dorm room. I want you to … Continue reading

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A Realist Poem

Written for: Poets and Storytellers United Weekly Scribblings #89: Keeping It Real (posted by Rosemary) Wikipedia tells us that Realism in art (including literature) is ‘the attempt to represent subject matter truthfully, without artificiality.’ It tends to focus on ‘the … Continue reading

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“the last word”

Written for: The Twiglets #236 – “the last word” Once we had a Bassett hound, low to the ground with stubborn, steadfast paws. Whenever he passed another dog, both would bark at each other, but, Walter always had to have … Continue reading

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Dog Mop

Written for: Poets and Storytellers United Weekly Scribblings #72: unusual, uncommon, uncanny (posted by Magaly) “At this moment, for our 73rd Weekly Scribblings, I just wish to invite you to write poetry or prose which includes one (or all three) … Continue reading

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Time for Bed

Written for: April 2021 PAD Challenge – Day 3 “Write a communication poem.” Is it that you do not hear me? Or have you deemed the subject as unimportant? I observe you through back door; you see me. Those raised … Continue reading

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Special Dinner

Written for: Poetics Aside PAD November 2020 Challenge – Day 24 “Today is the final two-for-Tuesday prompt day (and it’s the one I share every challenge). You can pick one prompt, pick both prompts, or even write one poem that … Continue reading

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A Dog

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Meeting the Bar:  Imagism Revisited  (posted by Frank Tassone) “Write a poem in the aesthetic of the Imagists.” “You may have heard of some of the Imagists: Ezra Pound, William Carlos Williams, Amy Lowell. … Continue reading

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