Tag Archives: loss

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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It Was Not A Conflict

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics: War Poetry (posted by Bjorn) “War poetry has a long history going back to Homer and before. Actually the oldest piece of literature, the Gilgamesh epos, is at least partly about war. For … Continue reading

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Louis

Written for: One Woman’s Quest II VJ’s Weekly Challenge #135 “Share a Heartwarming Story” Recently a member of my old Portland writing group reached out to all those members–past and present–to let us know that our beloved mentor, Louis, was … Continue reading

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Meaning of Loss

Written for: Poetics Aside PAD November 2020 Challenge – Day 15 “For today’s prompt, take the phrase “Meaning of (blank),” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write … Continue reading

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Team Players

Written for: Sunday Whirl, Wordle #481 Words: team, progress, power, soul, joy, act, those, family, passing, owe, rural, back Whether from rural areas or cities, a team’s power of progress is owed to its soul–that feeling of joy–of being a … Continue reading

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Who Was She?

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics: “You Want It Darker” (posted by Lucy) “We will write a poem about the transient notion of life to death, or topics germane to the theme. With a twist. We are going to … Continue reading

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Faces of Rain

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #301 “Have You Ever Seen The Rain? “Write on any aspect of rain.” Rain reigns supreme in this new world of deluge and destruction. Tears rain down faces of those who have lost all, … Continue reading

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