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Reminds Me Of . . .

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  “Comfort Smells”  (posted by Gina) “Today I ask that you write a poem about a smell that takes you to a time when you would just collapse into a safe place especially when … Continue reading

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Moving Aftershocks

Begins with chip on squared corner of television table. Next, we discover top of bookcase has vanished, leaving naked slats of wood laddered over double glass doors of mahogany  frame.  Bottom door gapes open like a toothless jack-o- lantern. Crooked face of grandfather clock dangles in peril, its … Continue reading

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Sunflower House

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Fashion Your Words~Let’s Build Houses; as some parts of planet earth remain storm-ravished, some parts have weathered the storms. Yet some parts remain near-paradise. Poets: wherever we find ourselves, here is a call … Continue reading

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At My Sister’s House

Written for:  Poetic Asides #408 – Write a second home poem. Most people have a first home–even if it’s just the place where you lay your head or stash your heart. But many people also have a second home–a place … Continue reading

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Family Assortment

Written for:  NaPoWriMo – Day 16 Today, I challenge you to fill out, in no more than five minutes, the following “Almanac Questionnaire,” which solicits concrete details about a specific place (real or imagined). Then write a poem incorporating or … Continue reading

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Surroundings

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Home Creating a sense of home in our lives is our aim today. If you dress in soft clothing, paint your walls in pleasing tones, have comfortable furniture in which to park your bones, own … Continue reading

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Overboard

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2015 Challenge – Day 28 Write a leftovers poem. Breakfast, two pieces of pumpkin pie Groan, big mistake, I can’t move.

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Hope It Is Only a Rumor

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2015 Challenge – Day 11 Write an animal poem.  A poem that is either about an animal, involves an animal, or is from an animal’s perspective. Your choice. (A decuain:  poem of ten lines, ten … Continue reading

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Arrivals

Written for:  Poetic Asides #321 Write a countdown poem i.e., start of song, shuttle launch, weekend Living on the opposite coast, missing most, good friends and family. Perched on slatted beach chairs in an empty living room, we waited six … Continue reading

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Celebrating Thanksgiving

Written for:  Phoenix Rising, “What are we Celebrating?” What is your favorite thing to celebrate? Personal (birthday, anniversary…), National (Independence Day, Labor Day…), Global (Christmas, New Year’s Day…) Or maybe you can tell us how you celebrate! Any rituals or … Continue reading

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