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Draped in Sadness

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #382 “The End of a Hard Week” Sadness lingers, drapes over me like a black cape. No escape from reminders–little items around my house that belonged to my precious dog, Marion. My other dog … Continue reading

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Dog Reactions to Cold Weather

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #144 (posted by Merrill) “Hello, dVerse Poets! It’s Merril, writing from southern New Jersey, where we’ve been experiencing colder winter weather than we’ve had in a few years. It’s fitting then, that today’s … Continue reading

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Leaked Secrets

Written for: Friday Writings #9 – Telling Secrets “What are your little secrets?” (posted by Rosemary) “Little secrets are the kind I’m thinking of … personal yet silly stuff … harmless but a mite embarrassing … or just sorta odd … Continue reading

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Obstacles, Unseen and Seen

Written for: Miz Quickly – Day 5 “Consider obstacles.” There are people who create their own blocks. Oh, I would fail, Oh, I would succeed. Easy to put up walls, harder to tear them down. Then, we have true obstacle … Continue reading

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Cybyl

Written for: Poets and Storytellers United Writer’s Pantry #86: Pet Training Cybyl walked in the shape of an “S”, as if she were being followed by spies. Our black and white Springer Spaniel could not walk in a straight line, … Continue reading

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Rescues

Written for: The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #176 Words: cage, hanger, try, flutter, cold, stray, deny, finish, womb, wish, eager, tree Cold rescued dogs, stuck in an aircraft hangar, were finally free of their cages. They were eager to try out … Continue reading

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The Same Eyes

Written for: Sunday Muse #173 We have the same eyes, my little friend. I sing, and play to soothe the poor villagers. You cuddle up with them, and they feel loved. We each have our jobs to fulfill. http://thesundaymuse.blogspot.com/

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Smudge-free

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #130 (posted by Mish) “Today, I give you the word ….. “smudge”. as a verb: to cause (something) to become messily smeared by rubbing it. noun: a blurred or smeared mark on the … Continue reading

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Morning Moment

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub Haibun Monday: The Present Moment (posted by Frank J. Tassone) “Write a haibun that expresses the present moment.” My coffee tepid, I as dream-gaze out the window, where bright April-red foliage mixes with spring green. … Continue reading

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Get A Dog

Written for: April 2021 PAD Challenge – Day 10 “Write a Get ( ) poem.” A friend to lick your face with love, who knows when you are feeling down. A he or she to take care of. Adopt me … Continue reading

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