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Keeping Track

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads:  Fussy Little Forms – Puente  (posted by Marian)  Puente is a rewarding form created by James Rasmusson. The word puente means bridge in Spanish, and–naturally–this lovely form features a bridge. It is a … Continue reading

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Never A Sure Thing

Written for:  The Twiglets #105 – “could not lose” He could not lose himself in a crowd. After events in her life, there was nothing more left to lose. A boozing loser all his life was finally kicked out by … Continue reading

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Although I . . .

Written for:  Miz Quickly’s November Nudge – Day 15 “List poem! Wait a minute, though. While a list poem has an inheirent form, it tends to be a tad…listy. Let’s add an element (hee). Let’s add ALTHOUGH Basically, you want: … Continue reading

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Lost Love Poem

Written for:  Poetics Aside 2018 November PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 6  (Two-for-Tuesday) .Write a lost poem.  Or . . . .Write a found poem Love poem was lost to me, self-penned, one I fancied. Under jumbled pile, I found … 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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Lost In Limbo

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #357 Words:  images, nowhere, blade, shell, pit, safe, gasp, limbo, rattle, ring, fold, pill Imagine being nowhere, rattling ’round in limbo gasping for air, not knowing if you are safe? No pill to swallow, … Continue reading

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Looking Glass

Written for:  Poets United Mid-week Motif~Seeking The Extraordinary in the Ordinary                        (posted by Sumana Roy) Violet-framed glasses keep me in sight, yet I misplace them in their plain, black case, along with their computer, and television-watching siblings. They are crucial for … Continue reading

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World of Sand

Written for:  Poetic Asides #379 – Write a dream poem. Sand covered ground, maze of buildings, hazy sky unsure of weather. I work somewhere in this area. Coming back from lunch, streets strike an unfamiliar chord. Construction hammers bang, drills … Continue reading

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Scar(red)borough Fair

Written for:  dVerse Poets-Quadrille #22   (posted by whimsygizmo) “Scar” Use it as a verb, noun, or adjective (scarred). Go deep and dark with it, or lighten it up with a little word play or a hyphen: scar-let becomes a … Continue reading

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Does Truth Exist Within A Spell?

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2016 Chapbook Challenge – Day 24 Write an imitation poem.  Pick a poem and write an imitation of it. Based on Edgar Allan Poe’s, “A Dream Within A Dream” Take this kiss upon the brow! … Continue reading

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