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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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Humanity

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Human  (posted by Susan) Write a new poem giving what is human its place in the natural world, the solar system, galaxy, and/or universe. What is human? Compassion, willingness to aid strangers, even when it … Continue reading

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Animated Eagles

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #352 Words:  loud, eagles, drunk, win, wait, family, hearts, check, laugh, animated, queen, bar Animated eagle families, big -hearted, and laughing loudly, wait for no queen. Never drunk except on love; they check on … Continue reading

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Carlos

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – “Eulogy For A Stranger” (posted by Isadora Gruye) Pick one stranger you encounter today and write their eulogy. Imagine their triumphs, the funny little stories that you would want to share with … Continue reading

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Written for:  Carpe Diem #1333 – José’s Sandals (A Christmas Tale from Paulo Coehlo) On Christmas Day, a special boy learns the true meaning of gift-giving. silence a new king is born love came to the world © Chèvrefeuille (our host) … Continue reading

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Three

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Fussy Little Forms:  Shadorma (posted by Marian) simply three short words of caring– I love you– can change gray thoughts and gloominess to sun gold, brightening a face. http://withrealtoads.blogspot.com/

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A Warm Smile

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~The Kindness of Strangers Your Challenge:  Write a new poem that draws attention to the kindness of strangers. These Strangers in a foreign World                       … Continue reading

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This Poem Is A Sign

Written for:  Poets United:  Poetry Pantry #340   (posted by Mary) “I am very sad about what is happening in this country.  We all have to resist.  And I hope those of you in other countries ‘resist’ in your own … Continue reading

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Having A Ball

Written for:  The Twiglets #9 – It’s A Ball Stepmother, cruel stepsisters, shrews Cinderella’s eyes pool as she get bad news. She has to clean, no ball for her. On mop she leans, the room a blur. With a twinkle, … Continue reading

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Easing One-On-One

Written for:  Elizabeth’s Creativity Challenge #38 The word for today:  Relief Easing upset in a stressed–out world is a goal too large to fulfill. Still, if each person helped a friend in distress, while we are pulling together to make … Continue reading

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