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Pilgrims Had No Black Friday

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #220 – “RUSHING THE SEASONS” “As we near the holidays, a lot of people seem to be in a hurry – rushing here, rushing there, rushing the holidays, the hustle and bustle is a … Continue reading

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Course of Eight Years

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – “Frustration and Heartbreak  (posted by Frank) Frustration and heartbreak are risky themes. The characters expressing these emotions of weakness look silly to some. That’s the risk. The reward, however, for writers who successfully take … Continue reading

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Learning How Hard Life Can Be

Written for:  Poetic Asides #449 “For today’s prompt, take the phrase “Learning (blank),” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write your poem. Possible titles might include: “Learning … Continue reading

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Years Later

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Fussy Little Forms:  Cavatina (posted by Marian) “Just recently came across this older Italian form, but to me, it seems like a sonnet variation–kinda? It features rhyme and syllable counting that together … Continue reading

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Under A Tin Roof

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2018 April PAD Challenge – Day 8 Write a family poem. Those southerners, Maggie and Brick had issues–who would Big Daddy pick? Mae and Goober had kiddies who rehearsed sappy ditties to sing to Big Daddy, … Continue reading

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Kite

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Rising Above “I read in an article that circumstances, according to scientists are only 10% contributors to happiness and the rest is done by ‘our genes, our behavior and our intentional activities’. This may be … Continue reading

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Lesson in Seasoning

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #41  (posted by Mish) – “spice” “Your entire poem need not be spicy or relate to spices (though that is fine too!) You can add “spice” or a derivative of the word with … Continue reading

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An Afternoon

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – “Of Muse and Me”  (posted by Sanaa) Paper, pen, ideas.. and suddenly our mind goes blank! There are times when we get so caught up with life that we don’t get enough … Continue reading

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At My Sister’s House

Written for:  Poetic Asides #408 – Write a second home poem. Most people have a first home–even if it’s just the place where you lay your head or stash your heart. But many people also have a second home–a place … Continue reading

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In Simpler Times

Written for Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Weekend Mini-Challenge:  “Out of Your Own Words”  (imagined by Magaly Guerrero) Grandma loved wearing red nail polish, fanning out her fingers in admiration. In her bedroom, silver brushes and combs adorned her … Continue reading

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