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Flying Solo

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  Solitude  (posted by Bjorn) In today’s situation of social distancing, we all have taken a crash course in loneliness, and when learning to cope. Today I would like you to write about your … Continue reading

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Skeptical

Written for:  Poetics Aside April PAD Countdown:  T-minus 2 “Write a hope poem.” My best hope now is for a genie in a bottle to grant me a wish of restored health and calmness. https://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/poetic-asides   https://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/poetic-asides

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thoughts

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1654 Tan Renga (1) Smoldering Fireplace “For this first Tan Renga Challenge of May 2019 I have chosen a haiku that I recently created. It’s up to you to create the second stanza (approx. 7-7 syllables) … Continue reading

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Tea Time Truths

Written for:  Sunday Muse #30 Not to fret, dear, I have a guardian angel watching over me, keeping me company at tea time.  No, it is not the same, dear. I look at my veined hands, sometimes swollen with arthritis, … Continue reading

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Gasping

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Camera FLASH! – The April Edition (posted by Kerry) – Portrait Shot Wrapped as a mummy choking, closed in my own skin      This is how he wants me Photographed his … Continue reading

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Loneliness

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tanka Splendor #17 loneliness all alone after the quarrel with her I sit down trying to forget her with a bottle of scotch © Chèvrefeuille (our host) Here is my attempt: her smile is bright brown … Continue reading

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“the night has fallen”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Special (3rd guest) – Herman Van Rompuy’s “The night has fallen.” the night has fallen the bare branches can be seen even more lonely © Herman van Rompuy on a bare branch a crow has stopped autumn … Continue reading

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Face On The Cover

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #252 Words:  stand, spring, sense, mission, willing, track, lost, itch, gloss, nights, bell, pay Graces cover of glossy magazine, model’s brushed face, essence lost. Belle Of Spring issue in stacks on newsstands, teeth winking … Continue reading

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“feeling alone”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge Month May 15th: “feeling alone by Yozakura feeling alone in the woods around Edo just the autumn wind                     © Yozakura (1640-1716) it is a … Continue reading

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Funny/Serious Acrostic

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2016 Challenge – Day 12 Two-For-Tuesday – Write a serious and/or funny poem. F laky Freddy fell U p a circular staircase. N o one noticed at first N ext door neighbors blamed the new-fangled newel post. Y etta the … Continue reading

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