Tag Archives: Emotions

Busy Pen vs. Blindfold

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday Writer’s Block (posted by Frank Tassone) I have a dual reaction to sad. At times, I must write to get through it. I pen poems furiously. Other times, my mind whirls like … Continue reading

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“an emotional ape”

Written for: The Twiglets #207 – “an emotional ape” That big gorilla husband of mine cried like an emotional ape. Carefully, the ape peeled his banana from the bottom up. cries in his cage emotionally distraught over loss of mate … Continue reading

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Blending Sheep

Written for:  Go Dog Go Cafe – Tuesday Writing Prompt Write a piece of prose around the word “faceless” Do burqa-draped women feel faceless? Now that we mask day after day, mumbling sounds to our own ears and others, I … Continue reading

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If You

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  Echo … echo … echo  (posted by Merrill) “We usually think of an echo as a sound, but thoughts and memories echo, too. Christina Rossetti’s poem, “Echo,” is about memories echoing. She also … Continue reading

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losing branches

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Season Your Poetry Part II (posted by Toni) “Matsuo Basho invented the Haibun form during the Edo period while travelling on a journey – for enlightenment! He kept a daily travel journal … Continue reading

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Emotional Food

Written for:  Poetics Aside #460 – Write a nourishment poem. Without emotional nourishment we are frightened, floating souls.  

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Unseen Emotions

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – MicroPoetry~Notebook Poetry “Breakable”  (posted by Kerry) “I wondered if I might inspire others to return to the comfort of pen and paper. I do not expect you all to rush about looking … Continue reading

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Imagining Who You Are

Written for:  Quickly Warm up with a list. I am _______. I am not _______. I am _______. I am not _______. Be both real and wild. Be serious and silly. Go so far from the way YOU see YOURSELF … Continue reading

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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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