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Respect

Written for:  Poets and Storytellers United Weekly Scribblings #16:  “Reverse”  (posted by Rommy) Choose from at least one of the following “re” words, and incorporate them into your work: .rediscover .review .reveal .respect .renounce I respect him for renouncing the … Continue reading

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When You Love Only You

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – For Your Consideration – Titular Nudge Your title:  “A Blaze of Ego” He danced with every girl in the room; to each he professed love, and marriage soon. When push came to shove it was … Continue reading

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knocked down

Written for:  The Twiglets #127 – “knocked him down” He put himself on a pedestal– they knocked him down She did not know that the School of Hard Knocks was literal Tornado spinning– a smoke-gray funnel of destruction descends, knocking … Continue reading

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satin edge

Written for:  The Twiglets #84 – “satin edge” She swept down spiral staircase satined in pink edged in white lace, a cherry blossom confection   Thought his moves were sleek as satin, but his manner was edged with sandpaper   … Continue reading

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clues

Written for:  The Twiglets #83 – “reading the clues” Oh no! She had been reading the clues all wrong. Identity of the murderer was now clear. he was clueless unable to read her signals There once was a man from … Continue reading

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Artificial Intelligence

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2018 April PAD Challenge – Day 5 Write an intelligence poem A stranger, color of pink applesauce, walk into a bar takes a seat, orders drink and calmly removes his head. Bartender says, you can’t do … Continue reading

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Drafts of Change

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #342 Words:  stormy, charge, star, gift, fry, wired, mar, draft, sand, silence, manner, guilt Stormy Daniels, a star with a gift, but not for silence. Wired ego, no guilty manner. She is a sand flea … Continue reading

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Following The Path To Madness

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #339 Words:  urge, sand, wind, sound, follow, madness, shout, power, miss, memory, hunger, boundless There is an urge to follow madness during these days of power’s fist, where shouting and violence are sounds that … Continue reading

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Mock Courage

Written for:  The Twiglets #39 – “boneless courage” Made his bones. Went out with the guys to celebrate his newly won respect. He basked, boasted, toasted, strutted. Next morning cops found him lying in the gutter, every bone in his … Continue reading

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His Comforts

Written for:  dVerse Poets Meeting the Bar:  Irony  (posted by Frank Hubeny) Ambiguity is powerful, but it is also not enough for some poets. They hold strong positions on some topics, perhaps rightfully so, and they want to make sure … Continue reading

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