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Star

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2018 April PAD Challenge – Day 14 “For today’s prompt, write a report poem. I know, I know: Writing a report sounds about as far away from poetry as flying is to a penguin, but many … Continue reading

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Always, Grace

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Grace  (posted by Paul) “What does the word Grace conjure up for you? How does it manifest in your life? In your writing? How might you weave it into a poem?” She radiated an … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Friendship

Written for Quickly #22 Take some common item you commonly see. Your phone, or refrigerator; your car, bedside lamp, toilet paper holder. Whatever you choose, it should be familiar. Now put it in a movie, a famous film, and make … Continue reading

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Blue For Lou

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Live Toads – Play It Again, Toads Welcome to Play it Again, Toads! where archived challenges of this Imaginary Garden come to life again. Have fun exploring the side bar (2011 – 2016) and selecting your … Continue reading

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Some Fun With Clerihews

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub:  “Form For All; The Clerihew” (posted by Bodhirose) Today we’re going to play with humor and couplets and the form I’m presenting is called a Clerihew. A Clerihew is a comic verse on biographical topics … Continue reading

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Two Viewpoints

Written for:  Poetic Asides April Challenge – Day 26 Two-for-Tuesday.  Write a love/anti love poem. Tom Cruise in Scientology shoes thought he had Katie. She left–questioned his sanity. ———————————– Cleopatra of Egypt was well-equipped. When told her love was dead … Continue reading

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Isn’t That . . .?

Written for Phoenix Rising, “Name Droppers” We’ll explore the famous people you’ve seen  or actually met in your lifetime. Write a tribute poem in their honor. Aside from Sir Paul, I had the privilege of meeting Olympian Jesse Owens when … Continue reading

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Idol Behavior

Written for:  Sunday’s Whirligig #9 words:  carat, boil, late, hat, sequence, white, outside, shoe, thought, cherry, chain, nifty Cherry red shoes encrusted with fourteen carat white diamonds, and a nifty chain to match. Isn’t the new singing sensation just too-too? … Continue reading

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Dr. Seuss vs. Taj Mahal

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens with Real Toads So much inspiration! I double-dog dare you to pen a poem inspired by BOTH. I do not walk like a grinch I do not fly like a finch I do not ever wear … Continue reading

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