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Double Staircase, Double Life?

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Bits of Inspiration~Stairs (posted by Susie) Descend the double staircase exuding elegance and charm. Wealthy couple greet their guests in the foyer. Blue and ivory oriental carpets, and cherrywood occasional tables displaying … Continue reading

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The Missing Spectacles

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #337 Words:  spectacle, sense, post, gentle, spin, mint, bend, message, missing, ink, inject, row Missing his wire-framed spectacles, the elderly gent could not spot secret message injected into the first column, eighth row of … Continue reading

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reluctant hands

Written for:  The Twiglets #57 – “reluctant hands” Reluctantly, he hands her the remote. You can have capable hands, yet be reluctant to use them. My hands are reluctant to clean the house There once was a man so reluctant … Continue reading

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A Forward Looking Man

Written for:  Poetics Aside November 2017 Chapbook Challenge For today’s prompt, write a new day poem. Often, I think of a new day meaning a positive move in a new direction. However, it could be the opposite. Or it could … Continue reading

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Need

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday:  Kindness  (posted by hayesspencer) Today the haibun is all about kindness. Plain and simple – kindness. We all could do with some kindness in this harsh world. So…Let’s have at it. “Whoever … Continue reading

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The Swerk One

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Scribble It!  “Awhape Me” (posted by Paul) Experts at the University of York have complied a list of 30 words from the English language that have fallen out of our consciousness and … Continue reading

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On The Bridge

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #236 Words:  following, fall, sign, right, line, tight, drink, bridge, rose, flair, spell, spare Walking across the bridge at midnight, tight from drink, he stops at the railing, light of moon falling on face. … Continue reading

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Snapshots of the Mind

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #232 Words:  cold, days, pause, gasps, loss, snare, angels, dust, dial, slap, left, remember Gasping on this cold morn, he feels a slap of wind, a momentary loss of breath. Staggers, snared in a … Continue reading

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The Fallen

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens with Real Toads, “Falling into Lines” Which brings me to my prompt– fall.  In whatever version you wish.  From grace.  Off the wagon.  Onto the ground.  Into the sea.  Or luck.  Or out of luck. Or … Continue reading

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