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Homeless Child

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 – For Your Consideration It’s Tragic! Write this poem: “The greatest tragedy is –––––––––” A child is left alone scared, hungry. You look at her and wonder how this can be. You bemoan– she looks young, … Continue reading

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The Foolish Eavesdropper

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #111 – What’s That Rustling in the Eaves? “eavesdropping” (posted by Kim) Under eaves surrounded by oak trees, a boy crouches in silence, listening to voices threatening violence. Shall he call the cops, … Continue reading

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Seasons Scuffling By

Written for: Poets and Storytellers United Writers’ Pantry #36: Change of Season (posted by Rosemary) “Hello wordsmiths, this is Rosemary. And we’re in September already – so soon! Here, it’s the beginning of Spring. For most of you it’s the … Continue reading

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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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