Tag Archives: healing

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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Closed For Repairs

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2016 Chapbook Challenge – Day 29 Two-for-Tuesday.  Write a love and/or anti-love poem. A heart in pieces needs mending. How many wounds can be borne until love’s entrance is suppressed.

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Ash

Written for:  Carpe Diem #993, Ash Through their understanding of Universal Order and their appreciation of their own unique role in it, the Celts discovered a deep sense of belonging and a purpose for their existence. Our modern and hectic daily … Continue reading

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Different Wounds

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Recovery/Healing Broken bones can be knit together. Wounds may be stitched, recovery slow and steady. You are never ready for the death of someone close to you. There is no recovery, but they say, in … Continue reading

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