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Champagne and Curls

Written for:  Sunday Muse #115 “Champagne, 1920s. Atelier Manasse was a legendary Austrian photo studio that captured the golden age of cinema and cabaret in Vienna of the 1920’s and 1930’s. The studio, active in Vienna between 1922 and 1938. … Continue reading

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The Rusty Wheel

Written for:  Sunday Whirl #451 Words:  roots, yes, valve, left, seam, next, treat, speed, fade, wheel, watch, bleed This poem is a rusty wheel, stuck in roots outside of an old faded farmhouse, at the next left on Watcher’s Road. … Continue reading

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Groovin’

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads –  Just One Word:  Groovy (posted by Marian) You felt it-the Groove. If you were in it you were groovy. Music, hair, color, clothes, speech, and accessories. Not groovy? Ah man, then everyone … Continue reading

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Speakeasies

Written for:  Poetic Asides #421 – Write a password poem. I think of 1920’s speakeasies when wary hosts slid a wooden slot open to view potential customers. Outside, building signs decried soda shop or restaurant. Patrons were required to produce … Continue reading

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How To Re-hope?

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #42 – “hope”  (posted by De) Today, write us a poem of hope. Of hopefulness. Or hopelessness. Or any form of the word therein that you choose. Invent your own word if you … Continue reading

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Roaring Twenties

Written for:  Poetic Asides April PAD – Day 4 Write a departure poem In came the roaring twenties Charleston, flappers, and bathtub gin Jazz joints jumping, and Model T’s Women win the right to vote Charleston, flappers, and bathtub gin … Continue reading

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