Tag Archives: Friends

Course of Eight Years

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – “Frustration and Heartbreak  (posted by Frank) Frustration and heartbreak are risky themes. The characters expressing these emotions of weakness look silly to some. That’s the risk. The reward, however, for writers who successfully take … Continue reading

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What Would Your Dog Say?

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~What if . . . ?  (posted by Susan) What if dogs could speak to you, tell you things like, I prefer wet food, no more chicken, please. Treats are a given; I should not … Continue reading

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Learning How Hard Life Can Be

Written for:  Poetic Asides #449 “For today’s prompt, take the phrase “Learning (blank),” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write your poem. Possible titles might include: “Learning … Continue reading

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Years Later

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Fussy Little Forms:  Cavatina (posted by Marian) “Just recently came across this older Italian form, but to me, it seems like a sonnet variation–kinda? It features rhyme and syllable counting that together … Continue reading

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Step Up To the Bar

Written for dVerse Poets Pub – “Septets for dVerse’s 7th Anniversary”  (posted by Frank) In honor of this anniversary the theme for Meeting the Bar is any seven line poem or, if one is feeling ambitious, a poem whose stanzas … Continue reading

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Best Buds

Written for:  Poetics Aside 2018 April PAD Challenge – Day 26 Write a relationship poem.  Of course, there are human relationships, but there are also plant-animal relationships, animal-animal relationships, and even mathematical relationships. Good, bad, healthy, and not-so-much. Dive deep today. … Continue reading

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Beach Breezes

Written for:  Poetics Aside #433 – Write a fun poem. In a cabin on a hill overlooking glistening ocean, we were four friends at leisure. On arrival, the guys batted a ball around using two large umbrellas.  I have the … Continue reading

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Blue and Gray Buddies

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Inspired by Art!  (posted by Lillian) Catrin experiments with mixed media, collages, paintings on canvas, and has a passion and love for surrealism. She searches for license-free images, illustrations or photos for which copyright … Continue reading

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Finding Each Other

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday – Pleasantly Surprised A friend I have not seen nor been in touch with for over eight years, came back into my life, via my poetry blog. How startling it was to … Continue reading

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True Friendships

Written for:  Poetics Aside November 2017 Chapbook Challenge – Day 20 Write a what I learned poem. A truth that is learned in older age regarding friends steadfast for years, if learned in youth, would make you sage. The time … Continue reading

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