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Any Age

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2017 Chapbook Challenge – Day 14 Two-for-Tuesday:  Write a sonnet or other traditional form poem and/or write an anti-sonnet or anti-traditional form poem. I look back with nostalgia at childhood memories, wearing rose-colored glasses. Life … Continue reading

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Remembering Childhood

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads:  Micro Poetry ~ Binding With Briars                   (posted by Kerry) This weekend, our frame of reference is “Binding With Briars” – from the final line of the … Continue reading

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Holding

Written for:  The Twiglets #46 – “still holding” twenty minutes after hearing, “we will be right with you,” I am still holding. Trying to hold stillness in my heart Scent of whiskey rose from still holding moonshine. Antique memories still … Continue reading

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Waters of Italy

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday:  water “Water comes in many forms. It can be rain or fog, it fills the lakes and makes the brooks babble. It can seem vast and endless when you watch the sea. … Continue reading

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Stacking Logs

Written for:  Poems of Garden Gnomes “And so, this week marks another “end of Summer”. But before we pay full homage to the Fall season, let us have one last fling – one last dance with this Summer. I ask … Continue reading

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Shoe Days

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  A Closet Full of Shoes   (posted by Kim) “What I would like you to do is focus on shoes: they may be in a shop window or on feet, your own or … Continue reading

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In Simpler Times

Written for Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Weekend Mini-Challenge:  “Out of Your Own Words”  (imagined by Magaly Guerrero) Grandma loved wearing red nail polish, fanning out her fingers in admiration. In her bedroom, silver brushes and combs adorned her … Continue reading

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Just Another Sad Holiday

Written for:  Carpe Diem Namasté, The Spiritual Way #9, Mother’s Day “I have sought the Internet for some information about this holiday and I ran into the following:” ‘Mother’s Day is a celebration honoring mothers and motherhood, maternal bonds, and the … Continue reading

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Aftermath

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #32  (posted by whimsygizmo) Used to be a beach, son. Ocean’s white waves spilled, filled hem of shore with laced froth. Sand covered this ground, tiny grains that sifted through fingers. See tattooed … Continue reading

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Their Fiftieth

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2017 Challenge  Day 19 Write a memory poem. Mom, I am thinking about Eating dinner with family gathered, Dad Making a toast On your fiftieth wedding anniversary, Recalling his words, You are the gem in … Continue reading

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