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“sky holds blue”

Written for: The Twiglets #196 – “sky holds blue: All traces of white clouds have vanished. Today the sky holds blue. Blue sky dapples ocean with dazzling lights small sad little boy April rains will ruin plans then sky turns … Continue reading

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“she’s a leaf”

Written for: The Twiglets #195 – “she’s a leaf” She’s a leaf I’m a twig It’s a relief she weighs less than a pig. In a butterfly flutter, she sways and becomes a fallen leaf. burnished red leaf she picks … Continue reading

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“catch one”

Written for: The Twiglets #194 – “catch one” Catch one falling leaf and you will not catch a cold. The catch is you cannot just eat one. line dangles in lake expectant boy holds a rod not a fish in … Continue reading

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The Klutz

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #303 Now That’s Awkward! Complete this simile: “As awkward as __________” A man who was grocery shopping reached for a jar of fudge topping He stretched out his hand watched jars topple from stand … Continue reading

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“out-of-focus”

Written for: The Twiglets #193 – “out-of-focus” She thought her eyes were out of focus when she saw the work of Jackson Pollack. Please focus me out of the photo. watches bluebird from tree with binoculars cracked, out of focus … Continue reading

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“foreign tongues”

Written for: The Twiglets #192 – “foreign tongues: How many people hear you speaking in a foreign tongue? His tongue was foreign to her. starts first day of school carries backpack and his lunch does not speak English There was … Continue reading

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“jampots and butter”

Written for: The Twiglets – “jampots & butter” Well butter me up and slather me with jam– haven’t seen you in ages! I am a blackberry jampot thick and fragrant, looking for spot. A creamy soft butter would make my … Continue reading

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“blooming white”

Written for:  The Twiglets #189 – “blooming white” This bloomin’ white shirt is now green. Explain! He sent her a dozen white roses still blooming. blooms white in garden elegance is unmatched calla lilies A young woman from a rural … Continue reading

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“sleepy water”

Written for:  The Twiglets #188 – “sleepy water” drip      drop d  r  i  p      d  r  o  p the lake lay heavy like murky mud, sans moonlight still, sleepy jump in that empty aqua pool wake … Continue reading

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Excels Untouched

Written for:  Go Dog Go Cafe – Tuesday Writing Prompt Write a piece of prose or poetry around the words “cursive, touch, forget.” She was known for her excellent cursive and unforgettable penned verses. Won awards and medals was showered … Continue reading

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