Tag Archives: Emotions

Low Expectations

Written for:  Poetics Aside #442 – Write an ex poem. If you start with low expectations you will live life on an even keel. It is possible to feel exaltation if you start with low expectations. Start your list with … Continue reading

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Written for:  Carpe Diem #1345 The Story of the Young King of the Black Isles (Scheherazade tells a story in 1001 Arabian Nights) blue oceans filled with all kinds of life no more tears © Chèvrefeuille (our host) Here is my … Continue reading

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Internal Noise

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub:  Sound Off! – Quadrille #33  (posted by Victoria) – “sound” There are sounds no one can hear, except you. Plunge–your stomach sinking when you hear bad news. Ba-boom, Ba-boom–your rapid heart beats when in love. … Continue reading

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Slippery Slope

Written for:  Poetics Aside #384 – Write a nope poem. A nope poem, I suppose, could be about saying no to a certain situation, person, or thing. Like saying nope to live concerts, people who like debating everything, or mushrooms. … Continue reading

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Call Me A Cab

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2016 Chapbook Challenge – Day 9 For today’s prompt, take the phrase “Call Me (blank),” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then write … Continue reading

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Hair Fibonacci

Written for:  Poetic Asides #369 – Write a pattern poem. Yes, this is based off today’s prompt number: 3-6-9; the next number would be 12, right? So yeah, there are number patterns, but also patterns in how people act and … Continue reading

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Prescience

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads:  Sunday mini-challenge, “Charms” (posted by Brendan) For this mini-challenge write a short poem (10 lines or less) binding up a spell or charm for something that plagues some aspect of daily life. Invoke … Continue reading

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Cool Paleness

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub:  “Moon-Muse”  (posted by Grace) The challenge is to write about the moon as if the moon is a person – flesh, sweat and blood.   Describe him or her, and tell us about your moon. … Continue reading

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Changes Are Coming

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Blessings Blessing is a gift of bliss, affirmation, hope and inspiration bestowed upon a person. “The thing to do, it seems to me, is to prepare yourself so you can be a rainbow in somebody … Continue reading

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Jake

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Cats “A black cat crossing your path signifies that the animal is going somewhere.” ~ Groucho Marx Midnight black, disappeared in darkness, save for emerald eyes that shone. Jake rocked. Sunned himself in kitchen window, … Continue reading

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