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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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To Flee or Not To Flee

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #328 Words:  escapes, song, voted, sound, wishes, thank, party, thirsty, exist, drive, if, pushes Fluttering sound of song exists in air around me. A party of escaped pigeons push out of roof- top coops, … Continue reading

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Deep Knee Bends

Written for:  Mz. Quickly – “Take A Knee” Write a poem of allegiance, protest, or praise Some bend a knee for traditional marriage proposal. Some bend a knee when greeting The Queen. Some bend a knee to retie a shoelace. … Continue reading

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Behind Iron

Written for:  dVerse Poets – Quadrille #40 – “free”  (posted by whimsygizmo) Today, let’s go free-falling. In other words, I want you to write us a poem of exactly 44 words, including some form of the word free. Vague vibrations … Continue reading

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Independent Mind

Written for: Poets United Midweek Motif~Independence Many of our countries have holidays that celebrate gaining independence from foreign rule, and many of us also have rites–formal and informal–related to gaining independence.  Some of these are about our countries and ~ … Continue reading

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