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Ironphobia

Written for:  Poetic Asides #448 – Write a chore poem. Ironing had a zero score on list of tasks I did before adulthood. Then, no iron I swore. A chore no more! a chore no more! Mom’s ironing from shirt … Continue reading

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Battle of Smart and Stupid

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2018 April PAD Challenge – Day 9 Take the phrase “Battle (blank)”, replace the blank with a word or phrase; make the new phrase your title. I’d love to debate you, says Smart, thinking has become … Continue reading

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While You Are Asleep

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  “The voice of the monster” Tonight’s all hallows eve and beasts are everywhere. They cry for candy and if we aren’t prepared we will fall victims to their tricks. But what if they … Continue reading

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Disambiguation

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2016 Chapbook Challenge – Day 6.  Write a phobia poem. My heart stops, my throat squeezes tight, arms flail like I am in a fight. A sudden blackout? sweat-drenched fright. Don’t shut that light, don’t … Continue reading

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Fearful

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2016 Challenge – Day 10 Pick and emotion, make it the title of your poem, and then, write your poem.  Possible titles might include:  happy, sad, angry. I look for distractions in life to tear … Continue reading

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Old Ideas, New Times

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2015 Challenge – Day 18 Write an idea poem. For today’s prompt, write an idea poem. Do all poems begin with an idea? I don’t know. Some of mine begin with an image or a … Continue reading

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