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Lessons From History

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday:  “Peace Memorial” (Hiroshima Day)     (posted by Frank) That’s right! Today marks the anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. And the city of Hiroshima will once again hold its annual Hiroshima … Continue reading

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A Pod With Potential

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Beginnings “Trace a thing, even, or action back to its true or imagined beginning.” Was it a magical bean? No, not a beanstalk of Jack’s. The Aztecs thought it divine, a wine for rituals. From an ordinary … Continue reading

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Wearing White

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #313 Words:  lies, sad, hood, left, facts, orange, evil, right, march, stability, statues, torches Evil dressed in white robes and hoods marching together, carrying torches of orange flame, thinking they had right on their … Continue reading

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Some Crossings

Written for:  dVerse Poets – Abridged Version  (posted by Lillian) Come bridge with me. Create a poem that uses the word bridge in anyway you choose. Walking across Brooklyn Bridge, a lovely stroll on a spring day. How much more … Continue reading

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Sun Sets on Life

Written for:  dVerse Poets, Carved in Stone I would like for you to select from the pictures, and try to find a story from one or several. You could place yourself into the the image, you might want to imagine … Continue reading

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Balance

Written for:  Phoenix Rising, Destination:  Auschwitz-Berkenau State Museum The Auschwitz-Birkenau State Museum is a memorial and museum in Oświęcim (German: Auschwitz), Poland, which includes the German concentration camps Auschwitz I and Auschwitz II-Birkenau. It is devoted to the memory of … Continue reading

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Once a Year

Written for:  Phoenix Rising Destination:  Stonehenge There is an aura of mystery surrounding this structure and your imagination could play a key role in your poem as to its origin, reason for existence and its purpose as you see it. … Continue reading

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We, The Ravens (a Fibonacci)

Written for:  Phoenix Rising DESTINATION: TOWER OF LONDON Write something on this site and an experience there. You could write from the POV of a palace guard, or a Londoner, a royal or maybe even as William the Conquerer, who … Continue reading

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Rosa Parks, Are You Out There?

Who will pave potholes into smooth streets of the future? Who will erect edifices to house humanity’s majority, not the wealthy minority? How many future Rosa Parks exist to break the mold that is shamefully stuck in antiquity? Written for: … Continue reading

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