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Four Years

Written for: One Woman’s Quest II VJ’s Weekly Challenge – Repercussions Four years of fear, watchful eyes and ears. All the truths we thought we knew, shatter into lies, and hatred. We wait, bated breath. Can we heal, unify, feel … Continue reading

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Hope

Written for: Poetic Asides PAD November 2020 Challenge – Day 7 “For today’s prompt, write a this time poem. A “this time” poem, for me, sort of makes the assumption there was a “previous time,” and that “this time” will … Continue reading

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The Road to Moving On

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – For Your Consideration – Potpourri Topic:  Letting Go Character:  Factory Worker Object:  A Key Fob Setting:  A Small Apartment “USE THESE AS THE SPARK FOR YOUR POETIC BRILLIANCE!” Joe is content with his job at … Continue reading

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Losing It

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2020 PAD Challenge – Day 11 Write a control poem. She flipped out, lost control and screamed. The neighbors had to call the police who recognized the name from previous disturbance calls. She is now … Continue reading

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Glow of Amber

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 PAD November Chapbook Challenge – Day 10 “For today’s prompt, take the phrase “(blank) of (blank),” replace the blanks with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, … Continue reading

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yarrow

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1722  Yarrow . . . “The Yarrow (or Achillea millefolium), is a flowering plant in the family Asteraceae. It is native to temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere in Asia, Europe, and North America. It has … Continue reading

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Reaction and Love

Written for:  Miz Quickly – #5 – Write Hard “Each of the following lines from The New York Times is likely to provoke an emotional response of some kind. Choose one of these or write a VERY BRIEF simplification of … Continue reading

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Poetic Medicine

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – My Dearest Book, I Wrote You a Poem Weekend Mini-challenge:  Write a new poem dedicated to a novel or a poetry collection you love.  (131 words or fewer) Thank you for giving … Continue reading

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Innisfree Gardens

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – “Hope and the places That Heal You” (Imagined by Sherry Blue Sky) For your challenge, write a poem about the landscape you love, the places that heal you, the ones you call … Continue reading

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Lost and Found

Written for:  dVerse Poets  “Have a Heart!”  (posted by Lillian) Include the word “heart” somewhere in your poem. Perhaps some will be clever and we’ll have to search for it: the art is divine; she art thine; hear thy self. Or … Continue reading

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