Tag Archives: loss

They Bring Us Joy

Written for: Miz Quickly – Day 14 “Today we do return to our five-line stanza. Maybe later a longer poem. Today: Some sort of plant (single or collective) OR animal OR a parent and child OR a pair of lovers—observed … Continue reading

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Lost On A Sunday

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #354 – Edward Hopper “It seems the paintings and works of artist Edward Hopper are great fodder to inspire other artists in their endeavors. We as poets have come across this from time to … Continue reading

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Frayed

Written for: Sunday Whirl, Wordle #519 Words: streaming, free, line, fray, try, nothing, sharp, sheen, rights, daily Her life frays like hem of old jeans. Sharp losses suffered daily. A line is drawn in the sand. One side streams with … Continue reading

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Should You Tire

Written for: Sunday Muse #178 “Pick one image to write about.” I had high hopes for us– happy marriage and children. Hollywood will adore you, dear, my loss. Should you tire of stardom you will find stars await silvering my … Continue reading

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After The Storm

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 Prompt #351 – The Day After “Today is September 12th. Twenty years after The Day After. We’re writing “The Day After” poems. You decide what day you are referencing and write that poem. “The Day After … Continue reading

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Bettin’ Man

Written for: Sunday Muse #176 Ain’t gonna be no bettin’ man no more. Came to Vegas with some big-ass dreams Winnin’s not easy as they make it seem. Lost my yellow Mustang; man I loved that car chattin’ up some … Continue reading

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Where Did It Go?

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Meeting The Bar: The Body and Poetry (posted by Grace) “Whether it is to describe, persuade, inform, inspire, illustrate, sing and inscribe words to memory, our body is a wonderful celebration of our history … Continue reading

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“it’s not you”

Written for: The Twiglets #221 – “it’s not you” Spotted a dark-haired man, tall with a familiar gait– but it wasn’t you. It’s not you nor is it me we just were never meant to be. mourns over loss of … Continue reading

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So Close

Written For: April 2021 PAD Challenge – Day 4 “Write an active poem.” Look at that horse go! A champion. Dad got a tip at Aqueduct. He leaned forward in his seat to cheer on his winner. Go, Go, Go, … Continue reading

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For A Dear Friend

Written for: Sunday Muse #153 I hear a deafening roar of a firearm. In my gut I know you are no more. Two feathers are all I find. My brave, intelligent friend–you were taken from me, but I sit in … Continue reading

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