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The Hippopotamus

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #249 – “Playing Favorites #5” “Choose a line from a favorite poem, or poet and use that as the title, a line or the inspiration for your poem. It could be a classic poet … Continue reading

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Animal Party

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #394 Words:  stick, passage, bar, pace, instinct, prank, chain, plan, other, rub, legs, caper Polar bears rubbed paws and danced, weasels chain-smoked at the bar. Stick-thin Whippet booked passage for romance, his capers on … Continue reading

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The Persnickety Piano

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Weekend Mini-Challenge  (posted by Kim) “One phrase that jumped out at me this week is ‘sarcastic percussion’. As I rolled it around my tongue, wondering what sarcastic percussion might sound like and … Continue reading

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I’ve Had The Time of my Lives

Written for:  Miz Quickly – November Nudge #14 As a kitten I was smitten with a simple ball of yarn. Now that I am older, I look back at my previous eight lives in wonder at my many adventures. I … Continue reading

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The Hood

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Wordy Thursday with WildWoman:  “Un-Fairy Tales” In 2011, Kerry created a prompt titled Un-Fairy Tales. I love the whole idea of rewriting those old tales and thought you might enjoy it, too. … Continue reading

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Boxville

Written for:  dVerse Poets – Quadrille #62 “Thinkin’ Inside the Box”  (posted by WhimsyGizmo) Today, I want you to craft a poem around the word box. Go dark. Go deep. Or wrap us up something shiny and beautiful, with a … Continue reading

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Mo

Written For:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Weekend Mini-Challenge “Insects and Bugs”  (posted by Kim) This week’s mini challenge is to write a NEW poem in a form of your choice about INSECTS and BUGS. It doesn’t matter whether … Continue reading

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The Tale Of The Odd Orange Cat

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #336 Words:  change, tale, cat, ransom, rain, trample, dangerously, aim, dense, magic, day, band This is the tale of the odd orange cat who could change colors just like that. Was it magic by … Continue reading

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To Flee or Not To Flee

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #328 Words:  escapes, song, voted, sound, wishes, thank, party, thirsty, exist, drive, if, pushes Fluttering sound of song exists in air around me. A party of escaped pigeons push out of roof- top coops, … Continue reading

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The Swerk One

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Scribble It!  “Awhape Me” (posted by Paul) Experts at the University of York have complied a list of 30 words from the English language that have fallen out of our consciousness and … Continue reading

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