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Updating Dad (a sonnet)

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #295 – Yesterday and Today “Today is Father’s Day. As we did with Mom back in May, we can pay homage to the man who had a hand in giving us our start. Write … Continue reading

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Army Days

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #291 – “Memorial Day” “Use Memorial Day to spark your poem.” World War Two hastened my father to enlist– army man. He never spoke of horrors, not to his children, only tales of pranks … Continue reading

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Read Me A Story

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm:  “Staccato” The Staccato, is a poetic form that consists of two or more 6-line stanzas. Rhyme scheme: a,a,b,b,c,c *Required internal rhyme scheme interplay between line #1 and line #2 (see below explanation and examples). … Continue reading

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Dad’s 65th

Written for:  Poetics Aside #445 – Write a special day poem. A friend’s yard festooned with balloons, Old English Sheepdog looking alarmed at large gathering, family and friends to celebrate together in July’s lovely weather. Surprised 65th for my deserving … Continue reading

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following footsteps

Written for:  The Twiglets #68 – “following footsteps” footsteps follow him every time he takes a step tappings of conscience she follows footsteps soft-toed imprints in sand of her father If one foot steps on another, logically, pain follows. https://thetwiglets.wordpress.com/

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Dear Dad

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Meeting The Bar:  Critique & Craft – “Meet the bar with a letter”   (posted by Bjorn) “The form of writing a letter to someone, real or imaginary is one of the oldest forms of … Continue reading

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My Father’s Gratitude

Written for:  Poetic Asides #407 – Write a big event poem e.g. eclipse, wedding, concert, or a trip to the library. I will never forget that look of happiness on my father’s face when he caught his first glimpse of World … Continue reading

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Father and Son

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1236 – Mirror by Juame Plensa A very significant part of Plensa’s work is in the field of sculpture in the public space. Installed in cities in Spain, France, Japan, England, Korea, Germany, Canada, USA, etc., … Continue reading

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