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Abide by My Side

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #117 The Dude Abides (posted by MSJadeli) Today’s challenge, should you choose to accept it, is to write a quadrille poem. If you’re new to dVerse or the quadrille, it’s simply a poem … Continue reading

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Biscuit Bummer

Written for: Poetics Aside PAD November 2020 Challenge – Day 5 “For today’s prompt, write a ruin poem. The poem could be about visiting some ancient ruins. Or you could write about ruining a situation or ruining a recipe (I’ve … Continue reading

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Autumn’s Gold

Poetics Aside April 2020 PAD Challenge – Day 9 Write an ekphrastic poem. Gold of autumn shines through trees Tell  me who walks these woods, please, in whose outer limits, dwell dark seas. A light beckons me to follow its … Continue reading

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Pleasure and Displeasure

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 November PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 5 “Today’s Two-for-Tuesday prompt is to write a Pleasure and/or Displeasure Poem.” Pleasure I am ever pleased to put guests at their ease. Plate of crackers,  sharp cheese, assorted … Continue reading

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The Art of Retirement

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 April PAD – Day 12 “For today’s prompt, take the phrase “The Art of (blank),” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write … Continue reading

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Tired of Depression

Written for:  2018 November PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 3 For today’s prompt, take the phrase “Tired of (blank),” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write your … Continue reading

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Secret Ingredient

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2018 April PAD Challenge – Day 1 Write a secret poem. What made her chopped liver the best, did fried onions give it that zest? I remember the grinder she pressed cooked liver through with finesse. … Continue reading

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Keeping It Even

Written for:  NaPoWriMo – Day 15 Write a poem that incorporates the idea of doubles. They were two, a duo in blue dress and tux. Knew all the standard tunes. Sang in harmony imbued with angelic voices, true and sweet. … Continue reading

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Taking Steps

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2015 Challenge – Day 7 Write a simmer down poem. In the alleyway, I hear crying hope it’s a cat, not someone dying. Didn’t hear whizz of bullets flying. This neighborhood must start trying to … Continue reading

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