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Battles Within

Written for: Go Dog Go Cafe – Quatern (posted by Donna Matthews) This poem has 16 lines broken up into 4 quatrains (or 4-line stanzas). Each line is comprised of eight syllables. The first line is the refrain. In the … Continue reading

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About Maya Angelou

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub (posted by Laura Bloomsbury) Poetics: Poems To A Poet “Select ONE of our favourite poets (a celebrated or a lesser known one) and write a poem either About them (the indirect voice, as exemplified in … Continue reading

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Living In Between

Written for: Sunday Muse #156 He wears camera lenses with filters to change ranges of light. Living mostly in darkness, his hands are inky fingers, his black, bushy mustache grows unruly. He has a choice to make. http://thesundaymuse.blogspot.com/

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Your Life

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #323 Playing Favorites #6 ‘“Playing Favorites” is as simple as choosing a favorite poet/poem (world famous or just famous in our own little garden) and picking a line or title of one of their … Continue reading

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Turning Corner

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 #319 – “It’s A Launch” “We’re heading in the right direction starting today. Some will say nothing has changed except the calendar year, but that’s a matter of attitude and perspective. Let’s take a positive step … Continue reading

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“looking for light”

Written for: The Twiglets #206 – “looking for light” looking for light in all the wrong places Hey man, I’m lookin’ for a light . . . oh, and a cigarette. Can you help me out? they look out window … Continue reading

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Lantern Light

Written for: Sunday Muse #129 I walk by lantern light, reflecting the moon so far behind me. I walk by lantern light in a deserted darkness. I walk by lantern light. Where will it lead me? http://thesundaymuse.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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Garage Suffocation

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – “Make some room”  (posted by Laura Bloomsbury) “Conjure a room or rooms in the literal, functional, metaphorical, imaginary, and/or fantastical sense.” A converted garage served as my apartment long ago. I was able to … Continue reading

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“holding light”

Written for:  The Twiglets #170 – “holding light” She was enchanted by fireflies holding light. Lit candles hold their light, flickering and tattooing shapes on the wall. people close to me take away light held inside their death dims my … Continue reading

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