Tag Archives: Fears

Path Through Uncertainty

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Poems to Weather Uncertain Times (posted by Sanaa) “In our lives we encounter uncertainty a number of times. We live through each day with hope either blooming or dissipating in our hearts. When life seems … Continue reading

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“tired old words”

Written for:  The Twiglets #129 – “tired old words” See what you made me do. No. I swear I’ll never hurt you again. You know how much I love you. old words fresh wounds overcome by exhaustion, too tire, too … Continue reading

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They Thought Her Odd

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #406 Words:  children, swing, noise, weekend, deaf, love, late, sign, noose, swim, scoot, learn She was deaf to all pleas, a child whose fears were learned over years, prevented her from joining other children … Continue reading

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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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