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The Old Cabin Home

Written for: Sunday Whirl, Wordle #483 Words: wind, home, gratitude, tender, frill, feed, flow, silver, mince, road, finger, family Wind slipped through fingernail cracks in the old family cabin home. Difficult to find the dirt road if you are unfamiliar … Continue reading

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Team Players

Written for: Sunday Whirl, Wordle #481 Words: team, progress, power, soul, joy, act, those, family, passing, owe, rural, back Whether from rural areas or cities, a team’s power of progress is owed to its soul–that feeling of joy–of being a … Continue reading

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Homeless Child

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 – For Your Consideration It’s Tragic! Write this poem: “The greatest tragedy is –––––––––” A child is left alone scared, hungry. You look at her and wonder how this can be. You bemoan– she looks young, … Continue reading

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Fun Times

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #280 – “It’s Super” “What’s “Super” in your life? Whatever it might be, write a “Super” poem.” I am with family after eight years away spending fun times with my sister– we are. https://poeticbloomings2.wordpress.com/

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Authentic You

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Authenticity  (posted by Susan) “What makes each of us authentic? Where and when are we most authentic? Do people perceive us as inauthentic if we change? In what ways does authenticity shape anyone’s writing and … Continue reading

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Struggling To Find The Light

Written for:  Sunday Whirl, Wordle #427 Words:  ask, crime, salt, conduct, side, light, probe, chime, dime, hands, struggle, design Ask them how it is. Struggle to bring light back into their lives. Turn of a dime, ring of a chime, … Continue reading

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As Hope, As Reminder

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday – Hiroshima Day 2019:  A Reflection on Peace  (posted by Frank Tassone) Shigeo Hayashi [Public domain] “Tomorrow marks the anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. Last year, we commemorated this memorial … Continue reading

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Worrying At The Window

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #82   (posted by Kim) “Fretboard of Poetry” The word ‘fret’ has its origins in Old English fretan meaning to ‘devour or consume’ and is related to the Dutch vreten and German fressen. Its … Continue reading

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Memorial in Washington, D.C.

“Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday:  Memorial  (posted by Frank T.) Write a haibun that alludes to the concept of memorial in some way.” On our trip were two ex-soldiers, my father in World War II, and my … Continue reading

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All Thoughts Have Merit

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 April PAD – Day 15 “Write a prediction poem.  Make a prediction, write another person’s correct or incorrect prediction.” She said, careful, rain storms tonight thought she was right He said our snowstorm would be … Continue reading

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