Tag Archives: joy

In the Middle Years

Written for: November 2022 PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 4 Fill-in-the-blank title poem. In the (blank) We loved to see plays performed on Broadway. Once, near the stage of ‘Death of a Salesman’ your eyes welled up at the pathos … Continue reading

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Caring For Pets

Written for: April 2022 PAD Challenge – Day 8 “Write a ‘what they never tell you’ poem. In childhood, my sister and I were banned from having a dog or cat. Dad loved animals; Mom was afraid of them. We … Continue reading

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“even better”

Written for: The Twiglets #257 – “even better” The joy on someone’s face when they open your gift is even better than getting presents. She took odds he took evens she lost bet. white lotus blossom floats in gleaming lake, … Continue reading

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morning glories

Written for: Go Dog Go Cafe – Tuesday Writing Prompt (posted by Devereaux and Beth) “Use the words, tomorrow, death, and glory.” morning glories light spreads joy on this Spring day leaves death for tomorrow https://godoggocafe.com/

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Rescues

Written for: The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #176 Words: cage, hanger, try, flutter, cold, stray, deny, finish, womb, wish, eager, tree Cold rescued dogs, stuck in an aircraft hangar, were finally free of their cages. They were eager to try out … Continue reading

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Eyes Open Wide

Written for: Poets and Storytellers United Weekly Scribblings #82: “War is over! If you want it” (Posted by Magaly) Write a poem using the quote as inspiration. Life can be a joy if you notice small things– a pond filled … Continue reading

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First Beach Visit

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday 6-21-21: Solstice I (posted by Frank J. Tassone) “Whether you are visiting the beach for the first day of summer, or building the first snowman of Winter, breathe in the Solstice air. … Continue reading

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Daylight Delight

Written for: Poets and Storytellers United Weekly Scribblings #73: Butterflies and Moths (posted by Rommy) Daylight welcomes butterflies as they flit from flower to flower– monarchs mimicking stained glass, white, yellow, and the beautiful blue morpho who makes its home … Continue reading

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Get A Dog

Written for: April 2021 PAD Challenge – Day 10 “Write a Get ( ) poem.” A friend to lick your face with love, who knows when you are feeling down. A he or she to take care of. Adopt me … Continue reading

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A New Year

Written for: Writers’ Pantry #51 – Year’s End (Posted by Rosemary) “Hands up who’s glad to see the end of 2020! Hmmm, yes, that seems to be unanimous – at least in terms of large-scale things such as firestorms, pandemics, … Continue reading

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