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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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Altered Sayings

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads Recycle a Saying (Poetry and Flash Fiction with Magaly) I invite you to take a famous proverb, change some of its keywords, then use the altered version to write a new three-stanza poem … Continue reading

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Invincible

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #244 Words:  crooked, smoke, name, phantoms, God, words, water, three, pebbles, lead, moon, light He believes he is chosen by God to be the stone that leads the pebbles. Everyone knows his name, listens … Continue reading

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Roamin’ Ego

Written for:  The Mag #268 Ah, wait until she feasts her eyes on my selfie. No resisting me then. Look at this head of curls, check out my musculature, and well, I had to be modest–give her something to imagine. … Continue reading

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