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Too Proud To Give In

Written for: Friday Writings #52: Dialogue “So, dear poets and storytellers, for today’s optional prompt, I would like you to create poetry or prose that includes dialogue (literally or figuratively, internal or external… your choice).” So here we stand, two … Continue reading

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A Tough Lady

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics: Dia De Los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Posted by Mish “Write a poem about a loved one you have lost.” I still hear that infectious laugh echo in my ear. Kind, generous, … Continue reading

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Laughter

Written for: Friday Writings #23: Write your medicine (posted by Magaly) “Shape your words around the idea of medicine for the body and soul.” Nothing works as well as laughter to help you through difficult times. Pain and illness can … Continue reading

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Seasons of a House

Written for: Sunday Muse #179 In Autumn leaves flutter, form a carpet ’round the house whose appearance shouts Winter. Slats seem faded and worn against gold blanket. When cold weather blows in, the frame will splinter. If only this house … Continue reading

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Power of Humor

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 Prompt #352 – Many From One “On Wednesday, during our exploration of Wallace Stevens’ work through his “Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird”, I instructed you to be mindful of this piece of poetics. Stevens … Continue reading

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Meet Bill

Written for: PAD April 2021 Challenge – Day 1 “Write an introduction poem” Here is an introduction to Bill He is better than taking a pill. A comedian, laughter his medium except when vulgarity kills the thrill https://www.writersdigest.com/write-better-poetry/2021-april-pad-challenge-day-1

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The Movies

Written for: Poets and Storytellers Weekly Scribblings #51 – Looking Back and Writing Forward (posted by Magaly) I chose Weekly Scribblings #9 – Contagion movie goer’s smiles sharing a tub of popcorn contagious laughter https://poetsandstorytellersunited.blogspot.com/

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Last Words

Written for: Poets and Storytellers United Weekly Scribblings #37: Last Messages “In East Asia (Japan, China, Korea) there is a long tradition of death poems called jisei, reflecting on one’s own death and/or death in general. They are supposed to … Continue reading

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2105

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #299 – A House Is Not A Home We are writing about a house or a home. It could be a house we live(d) in, a house we wished was ours, a supposed haunted … Continue reading

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Now That I Think Of It . . .

Written for:  Poets and Storytellers United  (posted by Rommy) Weekly Scribblings #31:  What Makes You Smile? For this week’s scribblings, I’d like you to write about the things that make you smile. Send over your prose and poetic joys, both … Continue reading

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