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Ladybug

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2018 April PAD Challenge – Day 13 Pick an insect, make it the title of your poem, and write your poem. alights on my arm spotted friend of farmers I wait for tucked wings to spread … Continue reading

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Pain of Loss

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2018 April PAD Challenge – Day 12 Write a lament poem. Her soft voice has left my ears empty of sound. I miss her, my friend of forty years. Must resort to photographs for her smile. … Continue reading

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“a great silence”

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1391 – A Great Silence  (Taken from a poem of Rumi’s) birds sing leaves rustle no human sound © Chèvrefeuille   Here is my attempt: sad silence one voice less that makes me smile a good friend is … Continue reading

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Witness

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Scream The Scream by Edvard Munch   Instead of anguish tearing up body and mind as I watch a dear friend slipping slowly from life, unable to speak as family and friends comfort each other, I … Continue reading

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Love Of A Few

Written for:  Poetics Aside November 2017 Chapbook Challenge – Day 19 Write an abundant poem. Love of a few good friends helps to make amends for hearts who have suffered rends, cannot comprehend new start. Know you can depend on … Continue reading

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My Coffee Mug

Written for Poetic Asides November 2017 Chapbook Challenge Pick an object to write a poem about. On white china background, in farmyard scene, are roosters rendered, and sketched in between leaves and flowers. This coffee mug has style. Wide-handle hugs … Continue reading

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Reaction and Love

Written for:  Miz Quickly – #5 – Write Hard “Each of the following lines from The New York Times is likely to provoke an emotional response of some kind. Choose one of these or write a VERY BRIEF simplification of … Continue reading

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Mask

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1130 Intuition ‘Every one of us has in a way a kind of intuition. For example: you have only need for a few words to understand what your loved one means. Sometimes intuition gives you the … Continue reading

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Loss Of A Friend

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub, Haibun Monday #9 As always, keep your prose concise and let your haiku shine! A good-hearted person–charming and funny– has left us. Pictures pour forth. Remembered anecdotes keep him with us. Stunned and saddened by … Continue reading

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