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Love/Anti-Love

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 PAD November Chapbook Challenge – Day 26 “Today is our final Two-for-Tuesday prompt day. Pick one prompt for your poem today, or write a poem for each prompt, or write one poem that works with … Continue reading

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Favorite Son of Kim Jong Un

Written for:  Sunday Whirl, Wordle #422 Words:  pressed, evil, orange, tidy, saw, bone, trump, lies, hands, deny, grift, collude Denials of collusion, but his tidy hands did grift. Under orange mop, confusion reigned. Evil, lies–without wit. The Press is bone … Continue reading

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For All You Greedy Leaders*

Written for:  Poetic Asides #495 – “This week, write a “For (blank)” poem.” self-serving, climbing ’til your knuckles bleed to grab that last dollar. Power pours green though pores of your skin, yet still you sin, insidiously trying to divide … Continue reading

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Of Tea Parties and Mad Queens

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  Smoke and Mirrors  (posted by Gospel Isoceles) “As we think about our own place within this complex construct of empty rhetoric and doublespeak, optical illusion and obscure motives; let us also remember most … Continue reading

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Uneven Halves

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Weekend Mini-Challenge: “Just One Word” – Halved  (Imagined by Marian)   Learn your math now, or you won’t know a whole from a half. http://withrealtoads.blogspot.com/

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Sacred Spell

Written for:  Sunday Muse #67 Jagged piece of glass in palm of stone. Mysterious section of green landscape untouched for years. A piece of forest has been torn away. Greedy fingers try to pry it open. If they succeed in … Continue reading

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Secrecy

Written for:  The Twiglets #108 – “with great secrecy” He ran his government with great secrecy and many lies. Numerous valuable jewels were hidden in the old man’s manor. By the time death took him, he could not remember where … Continue reading

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King of Mendacity

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #366 Words:  spoken, control, turn, term, terrible, idea, aware, span, audacity, granted, probe, deal Aware of audacity that threatens to span another term granted to a wheeler-dealer turning a country out of control, no … Continue reading

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No More Blood

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~War and Peace

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