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Indigo Glow

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Meeting The Bar:  Critique and Craft “Descriptive Detail” – (Posted by Frank H.) “The topic today is descriptive detail. This is the part that tells the reader what the poem is about. It is … Continue reading

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Witness, Survivor

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Remembering September 11, 2001 “Post a remembrance poem for 9-11. Whether it’s an old poem you had written then, or a new tribute written for this prompt, post it or as many as you’d wish. … Continue reading

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Rushing Water

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm Poet – Trimeric “TRIMERIC is a four stanza poem created by Dr. Charles A. Stone. The first stanza has four lines, and the remaining three have three lines each. The first line of stanzas … Continue reading

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When Reality is Abhorrent

Written for:  Poetic  Asides 2018 November PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 25 “For today’s prompt, take a line from a poem written earlier this month, make that the title of your poem, and then, write your poem. Quote an entire … Continue reading

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Sacred Shell

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Meeting The Bar:  Iambic Pentameter  (posted by Frank) “The challenge today is to write lines of iambic pentameter, lines with five iambic feet. They do not have to rhyme. They do not have to … Continue reading

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Pain of Loss

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2018 April PAD Challenge – Day 12 Write a lament poem. Her soft voice has left my ears empty of sound. I miss her, my friend of forty years. Must resort to photographs for her smile. … Continue reading

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About Annabel Lee

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Weekend Mini-Challenge “The Heroic Couplet”    (posted by Kim) “A heroic couplet is a rhyming pair of lines that can be built up with further couplets to create a poem of any … Continue reading

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Another Day

Written for:  Poetic Asides #428 – Another ________ Another day, another shooting another casket, another child lost. More time wasting, leaders sit disputing. Another day, another shooting in blood and grief the country is stewing. No action taken, look what … Continue reading

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last day

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1314 – “The Nightingale”  (from Omar Khayyam) “We have seen the Rose and Spring earlier here in one of the quatrains. This time it seems to tell us something more about the fading of time, or the … Continue reading

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When Holidays Change

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – MTB–How to Write a Villanelle  (posted by Frank) Hello, this is Frank Hubeny. Today’s form is the villanelle. Colin Lee used this form in a poem last month which gave me the idea to focus … Continue reading

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