Tag Archives: humanity

Patches

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #244 – Motivation:  Humility “If you think yourself to be too great for small tasks, then you are too small for the great ones.” “Write of humility. Humble in your life or in the … Continue reading

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Get Acquainted

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetry Forms:  the Villanelle  (posted by Sarah SW) “Tonight we are looking at another form – the villanelle! I think it’s a beautiful form, but it has its challenges.  A villanelle has 19 lines … Continue reading

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Humanity On The Road

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Kerry Says~How Does The Story End? “Often, the hardest part of writing a poem, is the creation of a memorable final line. The value of a strong conclusion is evident, but sometimes … Continue reading

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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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Mark of Greatness

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Greatness  (posted by Susan) (in honor of Nelson Mandela International Day – 07.18.18) In your one new poem, use greatness as a theme. You could reflect on the elimination of poverty, on Nelson Mandela, or … Continue reading

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Silver Dust

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – “Super me! (as in the verb)”  (posted by Lillian) “The superhero, Black Panther, is getting rave movie reviews. When I was young, I idolized the Lone Ranger. Today, Marvel characters such as The Hulk, … Continue reading

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Rainbow Nation

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Fashion me you words to fold~Rainbows    (posted by Gillena) Your challenge today toads, is to Let your words FOLD INTO AS MANY COLOURS AS YOU WISH TO ASCRIBE TO YOUR RAINBOW. … Continue reading

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Turning Away

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Cruel Toads! Presented for your inspiration is guitar hero Annie Clark, aka St. Vincent “Bodies, can’t you see what everybody wants from you?” WATCH * LISTEN * BE INSPIRED * WRITE There … Continue reading

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All About Power

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – A Skyflower Friday  – “Monsters”(posted by Kerry) Write a poem about a monster or monsters. Those who lurk near schoolyards hoping to lure an innocent child whose life will be forever changed … Continue reading

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No One’s Property

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Human Trafficking Quote from the WOHT: “The International labour Organization estimates that 21 million people are victims of forced labour globally. This estimate also includes victims of human trafficking for labour and sexual exploitation.” We … Continue reading

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