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New City, Tired Feet

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub Poetics: “Go Ahead, Make My Day” (posted by Mish) “We all have our favourite movies that have deeply impacted us with powerful images and of course, those catchy lines, dialogue that transcends beyond the screen. … Continue reading

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“heavy air”

Written for:  The Twiglets #187 – “heavy air” The air hung heavy over the haunted black lagoon. Temperature and humidity thicken the air to a heaviness that weighs upon me like a hangover. hangs heavy in air bees and butterflies … Continue reading

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Trinket’s Freedom

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #466 Words:  chain, mend, vote, weigh, flow, drain, raven, name, chime, shallow, lace, trace Chimes rang out at midnight. The raven had flown off, leaving me a trace of lace at my window. Not … Continue reading

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On The Roof

Written for:  Poetic Asides #484 “For today’s prompt, take the phrase “On (blank),” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and write your poem. Possible titles include: “On Point,” “On … Continue reading

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A Lake Of Fish

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm Poet:  Choka One of the most intricate Japanese Poetry forms is the Choka. Also referred to as a “Long Poem,” the Choka often tells a story. It does not rhyme, and offers a choice … Continue reading

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San Diego

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1565 – Pacific Beach . . . San Diego “So today I have a nice “crossroads” feature. As you all know the goal of “crossroads” is to create a “fusion ku”. I have chosen a few … Continue reading

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Burn of Love

Written for:  Poetics Aside 2018 November PAD Chapbook Challenge “For today’s prompt, take the phrase “Burn (blank),” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write your poem. Possible … Continue reading

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Blistering Heat on Walking Trail

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Weekend Mini-Challenge Fussy Little Forms:  Tritina  (posted by Marian) “Tritina is the more compact step-sister of sestina and villanelle, two forms that I (you?) find difficult! But somehow in this shorter version … Continue reading

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Burning Air

Written for:  Poems of Garden Gnome:  Project #1 – Connection “Welcome to the first installment of our poem projects. It hopes to be a series of works that require a bit more thought, some research, and a fair amount of … Continue reading

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Written for:  Carpe Diem #1034 let the rain kiss you “Let the rain kiss you. Let the rain beat upon your head with silver liquid drops. Let the rain sing you a lullaby.” ~ Langston Hughes after the summer heat raindrops … Continue reading

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