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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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Liberty Lies Low

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Lady Liberty  (posted by Susan) “Speak to Lady Liberty, or let Her speak in your new poem. Is Ms. Liberty someone you know?” My eyes weep at promises you did not keep. Belittled yearning of … Continue reading

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