Tag Archives: elegy

One More Loved One Gone

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2018 November PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 30! For today’s prompt, take the phrase “One More (blank),” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, … Continue reading

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Earth’s Plight

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2, InForm Poet – Elegy “Today we re-visit the Elegy. An elegy is a song or poem of sorrow or mourning–often for someone who has died. But, since poets exercise our license, we can also write elegies … Continue reading

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Pain of Loss

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2018 April PAD Challenge – Day 12 Write a lament poem. Her soft voice has left my ears empty of sound. I miss her, my friend of forty years. Must resort to photographs for her smile. … Continue reading

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An Elegy For Mom

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Write an elegy (posted by Gail) Today I’m presenting how to write an elegy. The word is derived from the Greek word elegus which means “song of bereavement.”  An elegy is a poem written … Continue reading

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