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Sugared Strawberries

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Get Listed:  Late March Edition (posted by Sanaa) Greetings poets, wayfarers and friends. As we bid farewell to the month of March I am reminded of poems by Algernon who was one … Continue reading

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When Everything Stopped

Written for:  https://helenevaillant.com The end had gone on so long. Everything stopped exactly when the clock bonged twelve times, midnight on Sunday. Construction halted, buildings halfway up abruptly ceased. Most faulted the government. Jacob wandered here and there. Food was … 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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On A Cold Autumn Night

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2017 Chapbook Challenge – Day 26 Write a shine poem. The blue in the black of his hair, like an ice floe in a dark sea. Luminance under light of moon on Autumn night with … Continue reading

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Sand

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1256 Grains of Sand gone like sand grains promises © Chèvrefeuille (experimental haiku) Here is my attempt: the hour glass sands run out of time http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.nl/

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Beginning and Ending

Written for:  Poetics Aside April 2017 Challenge – Day 4- Two-for-Tuesday Write a beginning poem and/or ending poem. Beginning This poem is tulips opening, showing off brilliant shades of red, yellow, and purple– Spring celebration. Ending A lone mound, stubborn … Continue reading

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What Next?

Written for:  Elizabeth’s Creativity Challenge #40 Word for Today:  Finish The finish has dulled on surface of this past year. Will a new coat of gloss make a difference? I hope our fears lessen, but my hopes are not high. … Continue reading

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Seven Years

Written for:  Poetics Aside #349-Write a “running its course” poem. Whether it’s for good or bad, things often run their course eventually (except for Saturday Night Live and The Simpsons, which apparently keep going no matter what). Often, that phrase … Continue reading

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Shapes And Symbols

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #246 Words:  end, stands, used, last, surface, talk, tales, flow, hope, circle, us, drips When you reach the end only to find it is a circle standing inside of a square, do you still … Continue reading

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