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Exertions

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm: Trolaan “Trolaan is a poem consisting of 4 quatrains. Each line of the quatrain begins with the same letter. The rhyme scheme is abab. Starting with the second stanza you use the second letter … Continue reading

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The Times I Cannot Cope

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm Poet:  Rondine The “rondine” is very similar to the rondeau. 12-line poem 2 stanzas 7 lines in the first stanza; 5 lines in the second 8 or 10 syllables per line, except in the … Continue reading

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Amusement Park Wishes

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #460 Words:  rights, envy, goofy, pray, me, waver, history, war, dismaying, threat, meant, jeopardized I prayed I could be Goofy at Disney World, but it was not meant to be, for me. Maybe I … Continue reading

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Imagined Me Changed

Written for:  the Sunday Muse #106 Now that masks are no longer required, I set my clay one aside. This painting is serene, calming. I am trying to transport myself there. Couple of white petals have insinuated themselves into the … Continue reading

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A Gracious Mask

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  The Metaphorical Mask  (Posted by Mish) “For today’s prompt, I’d like you to focus on metaphorical masks, or psychological masks, so to speak. Whether we admit or not, we have all worn them … Continue reading

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Would You Know Me?

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Masks “A mask tells us more than a face.” ― Oscar Wilde Can we tell when someone is undisguised? Do we prefer people to maintain the mask? Would inhibitions drop like falling stars if I … Continue reading

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Unmask

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads:  Flash 55 PLUS! For the OPTIONAL EXTRA part of this challenge, I invite you to watch the short clip from the movie, Samsara, conceived and directed by Ron Fricke. This clip features performance … Continue reading

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Loneliness

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tanka Splendor #17 loneliness all alone after the quarrel with her I sit down trying to forget her with a bottle of scotch © Chèvrefeuille (our host) Here is my attempt: her smile is bright brown … Continue reading

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Beautiful Disguise

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens with Real Toads:  Sunday mini-challenge:  Carpe Jugulum This weekend, I’m calling for poetry that explores what eyes, brains and instincts can see when they work as a team in the art of making sense of the … Continue reading

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