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Miss Rose

Written for: Miz Quickly – Day 19 “The Rabbit knows some subjects just want to be written about. trees light water fire– all the googobs of other “poetic” things Like a cat underfoot or a droning speaker their wants can … Continue reading

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Toots

Written for: Quickly – Toot Toot Tuesday “Write about a horn. Or a train, maybe? Maybe a fart Tootsie rolls are yummy but cannot toot. Back at AA meeting after disappearing on a toot. Never toot your own horn. We … Continue reading

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Steeped in Greed

Written for: Go Dog Go Cafe, Donna Matthews challenge: A Rondeau “The rondeau has a refrain and rhymes–two elements of many French poems. The traditional rondeau is a poem consisting of 3 stanzas, 13 original lines, and 2 refrains (of … Continue reading

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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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