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Really?

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #105:  Cry Havoc and Let SLIP ‘the Dogs of War’.  (posted by Linda Lee Lyberg)  “slip” Mind slipped over past eight years, or he born that way. Nothing slips out by accident. Next … Continue reading

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For All You Greedy Leaders*

Written for:  Poetic Asides #495 – “This week, write a “For (blank)” poem.” self-serving, climbing ’til your knuckles bleed to grab that last dollar. Power pours green though pores of your skin, yet still you sin, insidiously trying to divide … Continue reading

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Speak Up!

Written for:  Poetics Aside #415 Write an I Believe You poem.  This could be a poem about someone’s vision for the future or someone’s story of the past. It could be a poem about a real person, a fictional character, or … Continue reading

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Are You Proud?

Written for:  Poems of Garden Gnomes – Form Friday:  Vers Beaucoup Each stanza consists of four lines with a rhyming word scheme of: a-a-a- a–b-b- b–c-c- c–d-d Each rhyme can only use a MAXIMUM of three words. The fourth “a” … Continue reading

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Hope In Chains

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #318 Words:  quake, ding, hope, brace, crossroads, lock, faux, rebel, chain, bottom, pen, chase Lock my hope in chains at the bottom of Rebel’s Hill at the crossroads. When citizens stop quaking, stop bracing … Continue reading

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“Tragedy Strikes Cult”

Written for The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #288 Words:  feathered, jinx, planet, shallow, follow, us, decide, sigh, bleed, cult, spin, news He followed that cult to a shallow grave. Come with us, and be saved, said a woman with feathered headband. … Continue reading

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Orange Brother Is Watching You

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads:  Flash 55 PLUS!   (imagined by Kerry) Greetings to all poets and friends. It is time for the Flash 55 Challenge! Write a piece of poetry or prose on a subject of your … Continue reading

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Who’s On First?

Written for:  Elizabeth’s Creativity Challenge – Day 33 Word for Today Public “Open to all persons. Relating to community as a whole. Everyone within a specified environment. The public response has been varied. Many are protesting, whiles others remain completely … Continue reading

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