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The Kindness Of Strangers

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – July Covid-19 P.A.D. – Day 9 – “Doing The Dozens” “Through the years there have been some great motion pictures that have graced the “silver screen”. And these films gave us some memorable quotes. I … Continue reading

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The Need To Flee

Written for:  Poetic Asides #521 – Write an unsettled poem. Rapid heartbeats urge me to flee which cannot be. Stomach churns. At night–heartburn. I take deep breaths, think of what others are going through. Never think that it’s only you.   … Continue reading

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Ghost Town

For:  Poets and Storytellers United – Writers’ Pantry #18 – “Indulgences” (posted by Rommy) World is in a vise, gripped by a spaceship filled with a newly- discovered  virus. It has become the Black Plague  of our 21st century. Little … Continue reading

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Overwhelming

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2020 PAD – Day 27 Write a massive poem. A virus of massive proportion Days of death counts rising Frayed and frightened people quake. Protesters start uprising. When will this horror be contained? End of … Continue reading

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Skeptical

Written for:  Poetics Aside April PAD Countdown:  T-minus 2 “Write a hope poem.” My best hope now is for a genie in a bottle to grant me a wish of restored health and calmness. https://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/poetic-asides   https://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/poetic-asides

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A Magic 9 Poem

Written for:  Poetics Aside Countdown to April Challenge-Countdown:  T-minus 5 A non-computer virus lives, spreading illness, death and fear. Our country tops the rest, yet active measures happen state by state, while our orange leader’s objective is to have churches … Continue reading

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Hugless

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #448 Words:  hug, face, restrict, home, times, cult, distance, count, woke, look, call, hands How I miss hugs! They put a smile on my face, no matter the mood I might be stewing in. … Continue reading

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Not Enough Time

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – For Your Consideration – Beginning of the End “Begin you poem/story:  “Everything they could have said to each other had been said . . . ‘ Everything they could have said to each other had … Continue reading

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Fear in the Swamp

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Prosery 2  (posted by SarahSouthwest) The Prosery prompt starts with a line taken from a poem, and asks you to write a piece of flash fiction incorporating that line, in full, somewhere in the … Continue reading

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Struggle Not in Vain

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Wordy Thursday with Wild Woman : Being a Woman in Times Like These “The noted Canadian writer of poetry and prose, Margaret Atwood, is the award-winning author of forty works, including fiction, … Continue reading

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