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Toad Tickles

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Tuesday Platform:  “Toads Just Wanna Have Fun”  (posted by Rommy) As a toad you must know I can put on a show anywhere lily pads grow. Hop from pad to pad, but … Continue reading

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Valley Stream Days

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Picnic(s)  (posted by Susan) A book of verse beneath the bough, A loaf of bread, a jug of wine, and thou Beside me singing in the Wilderness – Ah, wilderness were paradise enow! — Omar Khayyam … Continue reading

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Coney Island Turf

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  On Geography  (posted by Anmol) “I am asking you all to explore geography in your poems. There are different ways of going about it — you can explore and inculcate the various subjects … Continue reading

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Where One Potato Leads

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #214 – “Your Number’s Up” What do numbers have to do with poetry, you ask? We use meter and rhythm to pace our poems. We count syllables in Fibonacci and Haiku/Senryu/Boketto. We number 14 … Continue reading

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“a children’s game”

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1392 – A Children’s Game  (Inspired by a poem of Rumi’s) playing doctor plastic tools and bandages innocence of children http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.nl/

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I Recall

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2017 Chapbook Challenge – Day 30 Write a  “back in the day” poem.  You might also call this a “good old days” poem or a “bad old days” poem. To me, back in the day is … Continue reading

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A Gracious Mask

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  The Metaphorical Mask  (Posted by Mish) “For today’s prompt, I’d like you to focus on metaphorical masks, or psychological masks, so to speak. Whether we admit or not, we have all worn them … Continue reading

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Games

Written for:  dVerse poets – Poetics:  Mixology in 33 words or less. De here (aka WhimsyGizmo), and today I’d like us to mix our muses up a bit by throwing some pub and drinking terms in the blender: shaken stirred … Continue reading

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An Unsuitable Implement For Croquet

Written for:  Poetic Asides #377 – For today’s prompt, take the phrase “An Unsuitable (blank) for (blank),” replace the blanks with a word or phrase, make the new the phrase the title of your poem, and then, write the poem. Where … Continue reading

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Threat

Written for:  Elizabeth’s Creativity Challenge Day 26 Word for Today   ‘Threat ‘ Sometimes you encounter empty threats. If you can see through the words, you might not feel threatened. If you believe words are true, you can consider countermeasures. In … Continue reading

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