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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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snowman

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend-Meditation #10 Fibo-ku winter time “The first line has one (1) syllable and the second line also. The third line has two (2) syllables, the fourth line has three (3) syllables, the fifth line has five syllables … Continue reading

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An Extra Gift

Written for:  Poems of Garden Gnomes – “Expect The Unexpected” Today, write the unexpected. Some surprise you never saw coming. Give it an optimistic twist, we can all use a boost now and again. Long in labor, she gave birth, … Continue reading

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Sunflower House

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Fashion Your Words~Let’s Build Houses; as some parts of planet earth remain storm-ravished, some parts have weathered the storms. Yet some parts remain near-paradise. Poets: wherever we find ourselves, here is a call … Continue reading

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Birthdays and Un-birthdays

Written for:  Poetics Aside #402 Pick one, two, or all of the following prompts: Write a form poem. Sestina, sonnet, haiku, clogyrnach, golden shovel, etc. Write an anti-form poem. Don’t like forms? Vent about it. Or just bust free verse. … Continue reading

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What Helps You Survive?

Written for:  dVerse Poets, Haibun Monday:  “The Best Things In Life Are Free” (posted by HayesSpencer) “I keep singing this song lately, The Best Things in Life are Free. And to be truthful, they are. They are also priceless as … Continue reading

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