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Opening

Written for: Go Dog Go Cafe: Huitain poetry Prompt by Donna Matthews Here are the basic rules of the huitain: 8-line stanza ababbcbc rhyme scheme Usually 8 to 10 syllables per line We slowly step towards normalcy, everyone looking for … Continue reading

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New City, Tired Feet

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub Poetics: “Go Ahead, Make My Day” (posted by Mish) “We all have our favourite movies that have deeply impacted us with powerful images and of course, those catchy lines, dialogue that transcends beyond the screen. … Continue reading

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Hair Fibs

Written for:  Poets and Storytellers United Weekly Scribblings #19:  Lie to Me  (posted by Rommy) “For this week’s prompt, I’d like you to focus your words around lies or the idea of a lie, whether they’re little ones as I … Continue reading

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Some Kindness

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm Poet – 7/5 Trochee “The 7/5 Trochee consists of 2 or more quatrain stanzas with the following set rules: Syllable pattern: 7/5/7/5 Rhyme Scheme: a/b/c/b or a/b/a/b Meter: Trochee “Trochee” means alternating stressed and … Continue reading

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Where is Peace?

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Peace  (posted by Susan) Have you known peace? What was it like? How large a peace can you imagine? How does that change when we imagine peace ~ or create peace ~ together? Please write … Continue reading

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Definition

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Kindness  (posted by Susan) In a new poem, show us how you know/imagine kindness and its possibility. “Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, … Continue reading

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Fears Of A New Kid

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #388 Words:  stalls, chance, mouse, round, story, emerge, vents, clay, puddle, hinge, pulses, chain New kid in school has a round clay-colored face. Mousy strands of hair emerge from his scalp. He knows his … Continue reading

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crown

Written for:  Haiku Horizons – “crown” Wearing a crown invisible to all eyes of kindness https://haikuhorizons.wordpress.com/

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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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