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Tell Me When He Is Gone

Written for: Poetic Asides PAD November 2020 Challenge – Day 21 “For today’s prompt, take the phrase “Tell (blank),” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write your … Continue reading

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Burn Into Light

Written for: Poets and Storytellers United Weekly Scribblings #36 – “a phoenix first must burn” “Write new poetry or prose inspired by the phrase: “a phoenix first must burn” (Posted by Magaly)” Mother Nature was pissed off. Father Time said … Continue reading

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Dragon in the Doldrums

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle  #463 Words:  now, breath, hold, room, dread, shout, creep, inhale, cloud, want, crash, panic Never had a problem inhaling, holding his breath, and exhaling a cloud of fire that filled a room. He spread … Continue reading

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Free Speaking Fir

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – For Your Consideration:  Seeing The Forest “YOU ARE THE LAST TREE STANDING IN THE FOREST. WRITE YOUR POEM FROM THIS VIEWPOINT!” Was it something I said? Must be a trick, and I am the one … Continue reading

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This Poem Sees Death

Written for:  Sunday Whirl, Wordle #442 Words:  fire, chime, demons, smirk, churn, score, future, breath, sigh, shower, murmur, learn This poem is a churning fire, breathed by murmurous demons. This poem sighs, sees the future, and knowing the score, smirks. … Continue reading

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Feel the Glow

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #268 – “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” ‘Write a warm poem. Stir the hearth and send it my way. It will be greatly appreciated. “ Come on in! You are shivering. Warm yourself. Take off … Continue reading

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Founding a New Land

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Artistic Interpretations with Margaret – “Alcohol Ink Part II” “Here I have the last of the Alcohol Inks from an exhibit of local talent in the Blue Ridge Mountain town of Boone, NC. … Continue reading

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Soundless in Sadness

Written for:  Sunday Whirl, Wordle #408 Words:  cut, stars, water, dogwood, quiver, granite, earth, pill, rough, bell, dearth, garland This poem is a bell that no longer rings. Dogwoods shiver-quiver as they are roughly ripped from the earth where a … Continue reading

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Burning Letters

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  “Fire Up That Creativity”  (posted by Victoria) “Fire is destructive, that’s clear. But it also has other aspects. There can be purifying benefits, clearing the earth for new growth, or perhaps symbolizing the … Continue reading

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For Love Of A Daughter

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2018 November PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 16 “For today’s prompt, write a brave poem. There are many instances of bravery each and every day. For some, bravery is running into a burning building to save … Continue reading

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