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Distance of Blackbirds

Written for: Sunday Muse #215 Once you meant something to me. Now I must let you go, stop the burning in my heart. Start a fire of my own with all those possessions of yours I have kept. No more. … Continue reading

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We Are Six Years Apart

Written for: April 2022 PAD Challenge – Day 18 “Write a We ( ) poem.” We are six years apart. Ever closer we draw, with time, reliving childhood, and each fresh start. Parents gone, like silenced wind chimes. Still we … Continue reading

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A Glass Reminder

Written for: Go Dog Go Cafe – Tuesday Writing Prompt (posted by Devereaux and Beth) “Today’s prompt: Write about an inanimate object in your home that you can’t do without, but don’t name it.” Formed of thick glass, I keep … Continue reading

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Frayed

Written for: Sunday Whirl, Wordle #519 Words: streaming, free, line, fray, try, nothing, sharp, sheen, rights, daily Her life frays like hem of old jeans. Sharp losses suffered daily. A line is drawn in the sand. One side streams with … Continue reading

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In The Zephyrs of Spring

Written for: Go Dog Go Cafe Tuesday Writing Prompt: “whisper through me” (posted by Devereaux and Beth) As the zephyrs of Spring tickle my neck and tease my arms, I sense a bee-buzz of anticipation around my head like a … Continue reading

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Starting Again

Written for: Carpe Diem #1846 Trying to restart again “For this episode I have chosen the title “Trying To Restart Again” and I really hope it will be that way. Restarting is something we all know or have had experiences … Continue reading

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Snippets

Written for: One Woman’s Quest II VJ’s Weekly Challenge “Life is full of colourful moments, each of them stories unto themselves. We capture them in photographs, or as snippets of memory, randomly recalled. Pieces of our unfinished puzzle. This week, … Continue reading

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From Childhood

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday “Walk With Me Down Memory Lane” (posted by Lillian) “So for today’s haibun….I’d like you to do a similar exercise BEFORE you write your haibun. Get a few pieces of blank paper, … Continue reading

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We Feel Their Presence

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 Prompt #312 – Is Dinner Ready “As poets, we all bring something special to the table. As friends, we will give thanks and bring a tasty poem to our “feast.” Think a traditional Thanksgiving dinner and … Continue reading

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Nightmare/Dream

Written for: Poetics Aside PAD November 2020 Challenge – Day 3 “Two-for-Tuesday – Write a dream and/or nightmare poem.” Childhood Nightmare Mom says I fight in my sleep Maybe I could not fight awake. Evenings I remember waking with teeth … Continue reading

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