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It Takes Two

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm Poet – Epithalamium  An Epithalamium is a poem usually written in honor of a bride and groom. But we’ll expand the thought in a way for this re-introduction of the Epithalamium. Write a poem … Continue reading

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Razor

Written for:  The Twiglets #104 – “like a razor” A bright light has burned out. I feel like my heart has been cut with a razor. I tasted razor clams in Portland. They were not keen-edged. A man who was … Continue reading

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Salt of the Earth

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2018 November PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 24 “For today’s prompt, write a salty poem. I love sweet foods, but I also love savory (and salty) foods. Honestly, I just like food. There, I said it. … Continue reading

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Evening Comfort

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Autumn PAD – Day 8 – Comfort Food “One thing that always becomes important the deeper we get into fall is the warmth provided by a well-cooked meal. And nothing is as savory as your … Continue reading

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Excesses

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Abundance  (posted by Susan) “You can’t use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.” ~ Maya Angelou “Your Challenge: In a new poem ~ show what, if anything, makes you aware of … Continue reading

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Food Balancing

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Balance  (posted by Susan) Explore the possibilities of balance in a new poem. “You have to laugh at the things that hurt you just to keep yourself in balance.” ―Ken Kesey I try to eat … Continue reading

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I Get It!

Written for:  Poetic Asides #454 – I Get _______ I get it! Do not repeat it, understand? I will use less hot sauce in the gumbo. Next time, no fire trucks.  

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Big Top Doings

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  “Come to the Circus!” (posted by SarahSouthwest) – Write a poem about the circus. Red balloon nose shoes with big toes high wire acts scary big cats peanuts, popcorn whistles and horns a … Continue reading

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Farmer’s Market

Written for:  –  Miz Quickly, “Whereness” Place ought to be easy. A place stays put. It can be described, objectively, until the cows come home and not be altered a bit by all that data. If by “place” we meant … Continue reading

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Where One Potato Leads

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #214 – “Your Number’s Up” What do numbers have to do with poetry, you ask? We use meter and rhythm to pace our poems. We count syllables in Fibonacci and Haiku/Senryu/Boketto. We number 14 … Continue reading

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