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When Everything Stopped

Written for:  https://helenevaillant.com The end had gone on so long. Everything stopped exactly when the clock bonged twelve times, midnight on Sunday. Construction halted, buildings halfway up abruptly ceased. Most faulted the government. Jacob wandered here and there. Food was … Continue reading

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Some Homographs

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Weekend Mini-Challenge:  Homographic Fun  (posted by Magaly) Today, I invite you to play with homographs, or words which share the same spelling but have rather different meanings. Yes, I’m referring to words … Continue reading

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What I See

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #236 – Motivation:  “Creativity” Express or redefine what is and what can be. Creativity helps us grow in our thoughts and deeds. What is and what can be! Tell us of creativity in your … Continue reading

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Woman In Vines

Written for:  The Sunday Muse #44 Skin of milk contrasts starkly with vermillion in dress and cuffs. Red-leafed vines float about her as if  she is enwrapped in a valentine. Body still, except for one pale arm raised, fingers cupped … Continue reading

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Questions to Ponder

Weekend Mini-Challenge: Strange News  (posted by Magaly) For today’s prompt, I invite you to be inspired by the following questions, out of the Strange News section of Live Science: 1. What if the moon disappeared tomorrow? 2. Can humans smell … Continue reading

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Well, Crush My Candy!

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  “Games Night!” This prompt is a fight back. The poet’s revenge on the digital seduction. And I’m hoping it will be a bit of fun. We’ve done similar prompts in the past – … Continue reading

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The Flies

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #390 Words:  cadence, credence, apart, fly, star, shy, chart, barter, shoot, chance, mar, sly Freaky flies marred the sky, just shy of blackening heavens. A steady cadence of rubbing wings pierced earth. Ancient maps … Continue reading

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Only Reason Is Invisible

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  “Invisible”  (posted by Merrill) “One might argue that it’s the poet’s job to make the invisible visible through our words—to make us see a love in a star, or to make us smell … Continue reading

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Encounters in Dreams

Written for:  Poetic Asides #469 – Write an encounter poem. “The encounter could be a scheduled appointment. Or an unexpected meeting. The encounter itself could be a happy event. Or produce sad, anxious, scary, or annoying emotions. Could be person-to-person. … Continue reading

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The Ozark Black Howler

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – “Your lesser known *cryptids . . . (Posted by Isadora) “*A cryptid is an animal presumed to exist by people, even though there is no valid scientific evidence to prove it is … Continue reading

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