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Eyes Open Wide

Written for: Poets and Storytellers United Weekly Scribblings #82: “War is over! If you want it” (Posted by Magaly) Write a poem using the quote as inspiration. Life can be a joy if you notice small things– a pond filled … Continue reading

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A Dream Instead

Written for Go Do Go Cafe Donna Matthews Challenge: Rondel form “The Rondel consists of 13 lines in 3 stanzas Rhyme scheme: ABba/abAB/abbaA (uppercase letters are refrains) Usually 8 syllables per line” Last night, asleep, a vivid dream rolled in, … Continue reading

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Gerard Giraffe

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #316 Holiday Characters “This time of year, the television programming is inundated with holiday specials featuring animated characters like Buddy the Elf, Frosty the Snowman, Nestor the Christmas Donkey, etc. Imagine a character for … Continue reading

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How To Happify A Dog

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – “In need of a happiness project?” (posted by Lillian for the Monday Quadrille) “So how about sitting down and creating a little happiness project of our own? You’ve got it: the word for our … Continue reading

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Small Stuff

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #290 – “Small Isn’t Small After All” Write about little things that have a big impact. Hugs are temporarily forbidden, but smiles are nice to see.  A pollinating bee, busy at work. Scent of … Continue reading

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Memorial in Washington, D.C.

“Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday:  Memorial  (posted by Frank T.) Write a haibun that alludes to the concept of memorial in some way.” On our trip were two ex-soldiers, my father in World War II, and my … Continue reading

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Opera of Orange

Written for:  PoeticBloomings2 – Prompt #217 – “Oh How The Mighty Have Fallen” “As the saying goes, “The bigger they are, the harder they fall.” Another states, “It’s not how far you fall, it’s how high you bounce back.” Today, … Continue reading

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Childhood Stuff

Written for:  Quickly Write a minute poem (60 syllables), 3 stanzas, each 4 lines.  First lines have 8 syllables, lines 2,3,4 have 4 syllables. I think of all my childhood toys metal slinky, wood tinker toys color form shapes Board … Continue reading

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A Week

Written for Poets United Midweek Motif~Happiness   (posted by Susan) Describe an instant and/or duration of happiness “Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.” ― Robert Frost A week in summer weather on my side opalescent ocean … Continue reading

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Delicious Orchards

Written for:  Poetic Aside #425 – Write a happy distraction poem. “For today’s prompt, write a happy distraction poem. For people used to social media, this would be akin to someone asking for pictures of cats or puppies or babies … Continue reading

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