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Seasons Scuffling By

Written for: Poets and Storytellers United Writers’ Pantry #36: Change of Season (posted by Rosemary) “Hello wordsmiths, this is Rosemary. And we’re in September already – so soon! Here, it’s the beginning of Spring. For most of you it’s the … Continue reading

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Voting

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm Poet:  Harrisham Rhyme “Harrisham Rhyme, created by the female poet, Harrisham Minhas, belonging to the State of Punjab in India. It is a six-line rhyming stanza. In this form, the last letter of the … Continue reading

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Keeping Hope

Written for:  Poets and Storytellers United – Writers’ Pantry #29:  “Never Lose That Sense Of Hope”  (posted by Magaly) When depression raises its dark gray face there is that temptation to allow oneself to be swallowed up in the whorl. … Continue reading

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To Classes of 2020

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – July Covid-19 P.A.D. – Day 15 “Celebrating The Class of 2020” “Let’s give the Class of 2020 their due.” You did it! Perhaps without Pomp and Circumstance marches, but these times dictate a different method … Continue reading

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Skeptical

Written for:  Poetics Aside April PAD Countdown:  T-minus 2 “Write a hope poem.” My best hope now is for a genie in a bottle to grant me a wish of restored health and calmness. https://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/poetic-asides   https://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/poetic-asides

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Sevenling . . . three robins

Written for:  Poetic Asides Countdown to Challenge:  T-minus 7  – Write a short poem.  For:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm Poet – Sevenling “The first three lines should contain an element of three. It could be three connected or contrasting statements, … Continue reading

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Seasonal Affects

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm Poet:  Sonnet “Today we revisit an old classic – the Sonnet! The SONNET is a poem that consists of 14 lines, usually in iambic pentameter, with rhymes arranged according to one of certain definite … Continue reading

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Ribs of Sunlight

Written for:  Sunday Muse #76 Each rib of sunlight that slants ‘cross her naked back is a groan. Times she failed at lasting love, time she was told she did not make Juilliard, time she lost her cousin– best friend. … Continue reading

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Flutterings

Written for:  Wednesday Muse:  Butterflies!  “The butterfly counts not months but moments and has time enough.” Rabindranath Tradore Each butterfly is an exquisite work of art–spotted, stained glass, soft white, or sea-blue edged in black. They provide joy in their … Continue reading

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As Hope, As Reminder

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday – Hiroshima Day 2019:  A Reflection on Peace  (posted by Frank Tassone) Shigeo Hayashi [Public domain] “Tomorrow marks the anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima. Last year, we commemorated this memorial … Continue reading

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