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Smaller Family

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Celebration  (posted by Sumana Roy) There’s no dearth of celebrations in this world. From the tiniest particle to the cosmos is in a mood of celebration. For people everywhere there are funny, bizarre, interesting, solemn, … Continue reading

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Finding Each Other

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday – Pleasantly Surprised A friend I have not seen nor been in touch with for over eight years, came back into my life, via my poetry blog. How startling it was to … Continue reading

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Are We Compatible?

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Chaucerian Stanza or Rhyme Royal Posted by Frank Hubeny in Meeting the Bar: Critique and Craft The form consists of seven metrical lines with the rhyme pattern ababbcc. A metrical line has a pattern … Continue reading

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At My Sister’s House

Written for:  Poetic Asides #408 – Write a second home poem. Most people have a first home–even if it’s just the place where you lay your head or stash your heart. But many people also have a second home–a place … Continue reading

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Fierce Heat and Friendship

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub  – Haibun Monday  (posted by hayesspencer) Summer is slowly winding down and this morning, there was a tad bit of cool in the air – which has long since dissipated! My prompt for you all … Continue reading

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Nature’s Constant

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads:  Weekend Challenge – The News (posted by Brendan) The amount of news we are now confronted with is immense. In 2011, information scientists deduced that Americans took in five times as much information … Continue reading

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In the Chapel

Written for: Imaginary Garden with Real Toads Fireblossom Friday: Incongruity Where setting does not match action or character does not match setting Gusts of gloom blew, seeming to follow mourners inside the chapel. He lay in a mahogany casket, looking … Continue reading

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I Want To Laugh

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2016 Chapbook Challenge-Day 28 For today’s prompt, take the phrase “I Want (blank),” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then write the poem. … Continue reading

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Puddles

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1047, Riddles or Puddles Riddle where do they go? these flowers on a path by summer’s passing © Jane Reichhold Puddle dried up puddles covered with pollen moiré shapes of shores in puddles the pattern of raindrops … Continue reading

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Happiness

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1011, Happiness […] “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”                                   … Continue reading

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