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So Many To Save

Written for: November 2021 PAD – Day 22 “Write an animal poem.” Wish that I could save them all- hippos, giraffes, each dog and cat. Stand up for their rights, they call– doe-eyed, silent, as their habitat ebbs like tides, … Continue reading

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Legend

Written for: Sunday Whirl, Wordle #527 Words: spark, icy, legend, brew, scented, stone, few, spread, breath, clue, enchanted, feather I am a legend made of feathers, scented in lavender, resting upon an icy stone. I spread enchantment with my breath … Continue reading

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Long Silvered Locks

Written for: Sunday Muse #177 Ach, it is becoming too difficult to braid the hair I have stubbornly sought to keep. Deep veins and liver-spotted, arthritic hands, are gnarled like an old tree. Honey, would you please help me finish … Continue reading

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Pandemic Dos and Don’ts

Written for:  Writers’ Pantry #32: From Case Studies to Plague Poetry “How does one respond to a stranger who asks, “Can you recommend a good pandemic book?” “On Pantry day, you have to follow no prompt. Share poetry or prose … Continue reading

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In-Between

Written for:  Sunday Muse #93 Ben Heine Art Photography Image Source Oh dear, I fear we can do nothing for her. She was rescued from that ladder by a fireman on the ground. Why she climbed that ladder is a … Continue reading

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Going For Life

Written for:  Poetic Asides #500 – Write a half-way poem.  “Write about the half-way point in a race. Poem about the half-way mark in a work (or school) project. Or have two people meet each other “half way” by compromising … Continue reading

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The Welcoming

Written for The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #384 Words:  hope, flood, hypocrisy, seek, border, open, poor, joy, waste, risk, welcome, tired I welcome you, poor tired traveler. It is a joy to open my door to someone who seeks shelter. Please … Continue reading

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Love Of A Few

Written for:  Poetics Aside November 2017 Chapbook Challenge – Day 19 Write an abundant poem. Love of a few good friends helps to make amends for hearts who have suffered rends, cannot comprehend new start. Know you can depend on … Continue reading

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