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Thoughts of Slipping Away

Written for:  dVerse Poets Prompt – MTB: Critique and Craft  (posted by Frank) “More Dizain” How inviting, the ocean blue water as she stands at railing in reverie not surprised where her aimlessness brought her. What would it feel like … Continue reading

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Channeling

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #413 Words:  channel, signal, simple, rock, fine, smug, sage, trauma, charm, limit, claw, run Channel my charm simply–only to fine men with signals in their eyes. Goodbye to the smug ones who show their … Continue reading

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Rumination is Wasteful

Written for:  Poetic Asides #486 – “Write a waste poem” Used to think my poor choices a waste of time I would never recoup. Then realized I’d learned from each sour taste. Used to think my poor choices a waste, … Continue reading

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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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Rainbow Nation

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Fashion me you words to fold~Rainbows    (posted by Gillena) Your challenge today toads, is to Let your words FOLD INTO AS MANY COLOURS AS YOU WISH TO ASCRIBE TO YOUR RAINBOW. … Continue reading

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Lesson of War

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #325 Words:  clear, fury, mission, pay, test, war, taunting, body, lesson, dirt, slide, disbelief Lesson of war–there will be bodies lying in dirt, with buddies looking on in disbelief, grief of this mission. Fury … Continue reading

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Honing Values

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub:  Open Link Night  #202 (posted by Bodhirose) (I had written this poem for Bjorn’s prompt citing Pablo Neruda’s non-rhyming sonnet, but never posted it.) I remember a black ball slapping a wall, and strong legs … Continue reading

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So What Did We Learn?

Written for:  Poetics Aside April 2017 Challenge – Day 9 “So –––––” So tell me, what did we learn from history? People slaughtered in religious wars, carnage repeated again and again. Greed rules rulers on a chessboard of pawns. People … Continue reading

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Circles

Written for:  Elizabeth’s Creativity Challenge – Day 37 Word for Today:  Path Paths criss-crossed, and at times, circled back around. Took some chances, many on impulse, but life was never dull–or not for long. In my play, I gathered scenes. Some were … Continue reading

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