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Slick in Green

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – For Your Consideration – Something Sinister “Write about something sinister.” Scaly, slick, covered in open sores, he slinks outside her window– watching, waiting–she knows not why. No one in her house has seen him.  They … Continue reading

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Mama, Will Things Get Better?

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Prosery #7:  Jim Harrison  (posted by Linda Lee Lyberg) “Hello Everyone and welcome to our 7th episode of Prosery, where poetry and flash fiction collide. Write a story of 144 words or less (not … Continue reading

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Pounding Heart

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~A Million Years Howl When Voices Whisper Among The Trees  (posted by Sanaa) There is an indescribable feeling near the end of October that grows loud, so much so that the sounds surrounding it are … Continue reading

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“lightning and Toads”

Written for:  The Twiglets  #131 – “lightning and toads” Do toad keep their chins up when hearing lightning, or are they frightened, dashing away to a safe spot, suspending all song until the storm passes. Lightning brings out the toad in … Continue reading

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Smoky-White Spirits

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – April Poems – Day 23 The Tuesday Platform:  “Gather Around For Some Ghost Stories”  (Posted by Sanaa) “Write a horror poem that makes one taste the dark in broad daylight.” Headstones stand … Continue reading

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Wayward Weather

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #386 Words:  glazed, wail, will, box, name, wheel, rain, snap, frame, white, depends, bait White sails snap at frame of boat. They are out too far. Weather quickly changes its mind, as it will. … Continue reading

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Crying Wolf

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2017 Challenge – Day 14 Pick a popular saying and make that the title of your poem, then write your poem. He threatened she called he behaved He broke ribs she called flowers forgave him … Continue reading

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