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The Price You Pay

Written for: Sunday Muse #168 With freedom comes a price. Assimilating into a new land and culture takes a toll. The weight of the city is on her shoulders. She is learning the language, in hopes of becoming a doctor … Continue reading

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Vital Move

Written for: Go Dog Go Cafe (posted by Devereaux and Beth) “Write a poem that uses the words, “weary”, “nails”, and “mind control”. Weary of being the subject of his father’s mind control, he nailed a new position on the … Continue reading

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The Attraction of Pale Blue

Written for: Sunday Muse #161 Butterflies gravitate towards pale blue like my dress. They know I will care for them. Not put them in a cage. Now that you have released them, I do hope the butterflies will forgive you, … Continue reading

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Poetry Persists

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – July Covid-19 P.A.D – Day 7 – “Reason To Cheer” “How good is it that we can “come together” to write and comment here and on other poetry pages without restrictions or regulations? (OK, there … Continue reading

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The Light Of The Moon

Written for:  dVerse Poets Prompt – Poetry Form:  Sestina (posted by Victoria Slotto) Allons-y to Provence in the south of France, and back in time to the 12th Century. The form is thought to have been developed by a troubadour, … Continue reading

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Handling Freedom

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 April PAD Challenge – Day 23 Two-for-Tuesday – Write a Free poem or a Not Free poem Except for death and taxes, she was free to rise when ready, stay up to wee dark hours … Continue reading

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Poetry vs. Prose

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Writing Prose  (posted by Susan) “Your challenge is to do one or more of these in a new poem:” -describe prose vs. poetry -use the prose element of dialogue fitting the character who speaks it … Continue reading

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Free-Form Dancing

Written for:  Sunday Muse #45 I free-form dance to music in my head. My people are dying off. Crowned in feathers, wrapped in grasses, I laugh for the lives we have lived, hoping there is a place for me in … Continue reading

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Changing Outlook

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Cloud  (posted by Sumana) As a cloud you can be an actual cloud, that is a visible mass of condensed watery vapour floating in the atmosphere, above the general level of the ground; wandering in … Continue reading

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Paper Cranes

Written for:  The Sunday Muse #40 She, a girl sensitive to all creatures fills cage with paper cranes. In the forest, she releases them; they fly free. Although but a gesture, she hears bluebirds, finches, and red robins sing.  

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