Tag Archives: Fears

Double-Dog Dares

Written for:  Poetics Aside #472 – Write a double poem. “As a former baseball player, I think of hitting doubles. But there are so many other possibilities with doubles, including double entendre, double jeopardy, double trouble, stunt double, and double … Continue reading

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Absence

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Darkness Is . . .  (posted by Sumana) “Darkness was; is; will be. Is it intrinsically bad? Or is it something that lies in between good and evil? What color is it? Is it gray, … Continue reading

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Fears Of A New Kid

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #388 Words:  stalls, chance, mouse, round, story, emerge, vents, clay, puddle, hinge, pulses, chain New kid in school has a round clay-colored face. Mousy strands of hair emerge from his scalp. He knows his … Continue reading

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Tea Time Truths

Written for:  Sunday Muse #30 Not to fret, dear, I have a guardian angel watching over me, keeping me company at tea time.  No, it is not the same, dear. I look at my veined hands, sometimes swollen with arthritis, … Continue reading

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Creations

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Meeting The Bar:  Repetition  (posted by Jilly) “Repetition is all around us; in music, in advertising, in our everyday conversation. We use it for emphasis, to drive home our meaning, to get the reader/listener’s … Continue reading

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Gray Water Hand

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Out of Standard – “Creature Feature” “Conjure up a monster that lives here and write a poem. ” (posted by Isadora) “Creature Feature Pictured above is Cut Face Cove. It’s home to … Continue reading

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Different Endings

Written for:  Poetings Bloomings2 – Prompt#215 – “And I Quote” – Installent #2 How is the impossible even possible? We wonder if we are capable to achieve great things because they seem daunting, haunting our every thought and action. “What’s … Continue reading

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Danger Lurks

Written for: Poetic Asides 2018 April PAD Challenge – Day 21 Write a danger poem. Are you hearing alarms in your head Before you go to bed? Cannot close your eyes because Dragons are drooling in the closet? Every night … Continue reading

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An Aubade

Written for Quickly #19 Write an aubade. Okay, speaking formally (and here we have the wiki explanation), an aubade is a morning love song (as opposed to a serenade, which is in the evening), or a song or poem about … Continue reading

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What Next?

Written for:  Elizabeth’s Creativity Challenge #40 Word for Today:  Finish The finish has dulled on surface of this past year. Will a new coat of gloss make a difference? I hope our fears lessen, but my hopes are not high. … Continue reading

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