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Lion In Search Of A Kingdom

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics – Because, Because, Because  (posted by Mish) “Today I am asking you to choose one of these characters and write from their perspective. Imagine yourself as The Cowardly Lion longing for courage, the … Continue reading

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In Smoky Mist

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #365 Words:  smokes, howls, through, green, rolls, never, hide, tongues, mean, stare, mysteries, mist In smoky mist, mysterious howls, never before heard, echo through the canyon. What can they mean? I stare where green rolling hills … Continue reading

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Sand Hills

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Weekend Challenge: “A Little Night Music”  (posted by Brendan) “Dream and poem paired like winding code—one replicates the other’s sense in a manner they both share but oddly, askant. Poetic truth is … Continue reading

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Power Is Not Knowledge

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  7 and 7 (7th Anniversary)  (posted by Gospel) and for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – The ‘Tuesday Platform”  (posted by Sanaa) The “seven deadlies” as they are known in pop culture, are: … Continue reading

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Lost In Limbo

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #357 Words:  images, nowhere, blade, shell, pit, safe, gasp, limbo, rattle, ring, fold, pill Imagine being nowhere, rattling ’round in limbo gasping for air, not knowing if you are safe? No pill to swallow, … Continue reading

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What Is the Future?

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads  “What the?  (posted by ManicDDaily) It’s about whats! As in,”[A] child said what is the grass” that opens Whitman’s poem. Yes, it is very much about grass, but it also winds from and … Continue reading

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splash of water

Written for:  The Twiglets #73 – “splash of water” A champagne splash is better than water. In the splash of water from his hand she could see the future. The farmer had a lovely daughter who was deathly afraid of … Continue reading

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heads up

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1381 Thunder and Lightning frogs jump in – the sound of rain far away thunder and lightning © Chèvrefeuille (our host) Here is my attempt: ears quiver, head up thunderclaps and bursts of light dog whines, runs … Continue reading

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Satiric Verse

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toad  – Hasta La Vista, Wormtail: Satiric Verses  (posted by Brendan) “So, fellow humans of dust: What are your satiric verses this day? Take permission to unsheathe the sharpest tongue in your mouth. Take … Continue reading

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Bird Aid

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – “Look What I Found!” – Erasure poetry (posted by Victoria) Erasure is a form of found poetry or found art created by erasing words from an existing text in prose or verse and framing … Continue reading

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