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Cut-Throat Monopoly

Written for:  Sunday Whirl, Wordle #445 Words:  heat, now, ask, wee, courageous, sly, chain, storyteller, tendrils, yesterday, jail, savor Favorite game of wee Wendy is Monopoly. Yesterday’s game became heated. First, when asked to choose a piece, dispute arose over … Continue reading

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Something for Everyone

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm Poet – Loop Poetry “There are no restrictions on the number of stanzas in Loop Poetry, nor on the syllable count per line. In each stanza, the last word of the first line becomes … Continue reading

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Winter Play (solo renga)

Written for:  Poetic Asides – Renga Poems At its most basic, the renga is a tanka written by two or more poets. This Japanese form preceded (and inspired) haiku, and its common for poets to link several renga into a … Continue reading

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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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