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Draped in Sadness

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #382 “The End of a Hard Week” Sadness lingers, drapes over me like a black cape. No escape from reminders–little items around my house that belonged to my precious dog, Marion. My other dog … Continue reading

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A Birthday

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 – Guest Prompt “Write about the gift of a day.” (posted by Mary Elizabeth Todd) My birthday gifted me yesterday. Cards made me smile (no old people ones). Out to dinner with a few of my … Continue reading

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Shades of Eyes

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Eyeing The Quadrille #147 (posted by Bjorn) “So today for you, you are to write a Quadrille, 44 words which have to include the word eye in the main body of the poem.” Four … Continue reading

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Virtual Meetings and Friendships

Written for: Miz Quickly – Day 30 “I hope you have enjoyed yourselves, and have found things you wouldn’t have otherwise written. Keep your head on your shoulders, your eyes on the prize, and your nose to the grindstone. Good … Continue reading

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Smaller, but Thankful

Written for: Poetic Bloomings #361 – “We’re Thankful” “Now, we stand on the cusp of our Thanksgiving holiday in the States. The precursor to Christmas is almost nigh. So we are asked to write our obligatory “Thankful” poem … anything … Continue reading

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Starting Again

Written for: Carpe Diem #1846 Trying to restart again “For this episode I have chosen the title “Trying To Restart Again” and I really hope it will be that way. Restarting is something we all know or have had experiences … Continue reading

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Old Man In Sorrow

Written for: Poets and Storytellers United Weekly Scribblings #74: Painted Tales (posted by Magaly) “Today’s prompt came to mind after I watched Girl with a Pearl Earring, a movie inspired by a novel which was inspired by a painting… Now, … Continue reading

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No Permanent Home

Written for: Sunday Muse #150 (posted by Carrie) Hurried, being chased from their home. The family gathers their most precious possessions–ones they are able to carry. Cannot afford to tarry here where danger lurks. Only the father, musician and teacher, … Continue reading

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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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