Tag Archives: Micro-poetry

Hotel Nightmare

Written for: Go Dog Go Cafe Tuesday Writing Prompt (posted by Devereaux and Beth) “Today’s prompt: Write a piece of prose or poetry that uses the words hotel and porcelain skin.” Her creamy complexion was like porcelain skin on a … Continue reading

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“rephrase it”

Written for: The Twiglets #203 – “rephrase it” You said, we’re done– can you rephrase that? a phrase is only as good as its words. young girl recites edge of lake at a picnic audience puzzled A comedian who was … Continue reading

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“be fearless”

Written for: The Twiglets #202 – “be fearless” The lion said to the mouse, ‘be fearless.’ The mouse did not listen. If I were fearless, I would: go skydiving parachute jump ride a motorcycle not need any light in a … Continue reading

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Halves

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #311-Fifty Percent “Write a “half” poem.” Half a cake is better than whole when you are on a diet. What is half of a semi-colon– a comma or a period? In the supermarket there … Continue reading

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“weedy rail tracks”

Written for: The Twiglets #201 – “weedy rail tracks” Kids loved stepping on weeks grown tall through rails of old train tracks. She sprung up like a weed, thin as a rail. girl gathers weeds in bunches to bring home … Continue reading

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“empty window box”

Written for: The Twiglets #200 – “empty window box” The red geraniums felled by Winter leave an empty box on the windowsill. The window box was bare, and crooked, partially pulled out. Raccoons again. looks at empty box her imagination … Continue reading

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Silent Weeping

Written for: Go Dog Go Cafe – Tuesday Writing Prompt (Devereaux and Beth) “Write a piece of prose or poetry that uses the words: willows, misery, silence drowning her misery in silent weeping under the willows https://godoggocafe.com/

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“hanging on an echo”

Written for: The Twiglets #199 – “hanging on an echo” On hot summer nights corner a cappella groups kept me hanging on an echo. Was that a scream he heard, reverberating through the woods? He cupped his hands trying to … Continue reading

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“rain through a net”

Written for: The Twiglets #197 – “rain through a net” silver comets slide through net of sky rain water rinsed apples in a netted bowl. a slip of a girl dragged from one home to the next falls through the … Continue reading

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“sky holds blue”

Written for: The Twiglets #196 – “sky holds blue: All traces of white clouds have vanished. Today the sky holds blue. Blue sky dapples ocean with dazzling lights small sad little boy April rains will ruin plans then sky turns … Continue reading

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