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Homeless Child

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 – For Your Consideration It’s Tragic! Write this poem: “The greatest tragedy is –––––––––” A child is left alone scared, hungry. You look at her and wonder how this can be. You bemoan– she looks young, … Continue reading

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How We Live

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2020 PAD Challenge – Day 18 Write a message poem. This is not a time to think only of “I”. Pandemic status pleads that you don’t forget others–the homeless, those whose bellies feel empty–standing on … Continue reading

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Herman

Written for:  Blogging from A to Z – “B” There once was a bear named Herman who stole food until he was turned in. I am sorry, he said while hanging his head, I’m a large-boned bear; my belly burns … Continue reading

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Writing Pangs

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2018 November PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 14 For today’s prompt, write a hungry poem. Of course, you can write about your favorite foods and delicacies. But don’t forget those metaphorical hungers. For love, power, and … Continue reading

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Lonely Raven

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Artistic Interpretations with Margaret “Perhaps you can place yourself within the painting… or have your poem take on the qualities of the animals Toril has so masterfully painted. Maybe make up a … Continue reading

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A Sign

Written for:  Carpe Diem #920 Hunger (Empathy) Your haiku today does not need to be about the sense of hunger, but it should show empathy, which is another way of being at one with your topic or theme. In a … Continue reading

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Joys of a Harvest Shared

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #189 words:  harvest, secular, breeze, gathering, splendor, rattle, scattered, gaze, skin, bent, able, pain Gathering of secular people celebrate their splendid harvest. Initially scattered, they pool their able- bodied people to increase bounty. They have … Continue reading

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