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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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A Stranger

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetry Form:  Dizian  (guest host:  Rosemary) 10 line stanza, 10 syllables each line  ababbccdcd I do not know her, but look at her face. Under a flowery umbrella she stands in line, awaits bus … Continue reading

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Musings of an Old Couch

Written for:  The Sunday Muse #64 I cannot fathom why they left me in this spot, but I am grateful to be out in twilight’s air–a pleasure. I was a sleek treasure long ago. Now I am stained, drained, my … Continue reading

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Tolerance and Acceptance

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 April PAD Challenge – Day 25 Write an exile poem. They flee their countries in abject terror, their journeys arduous, filled with danger. So why do they chance this trial and error? Their language is … Continue reading

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Free-Form Dancing

Written for:  Sunday Muse #45 I free-form dance to music in my head. My people are dying off. Crowned in feathers, wrapped in grasses, I laugh for the lives we have lived, hoping there is a place for me in … Continue reading

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