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What Would Mom Do?

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2020 PAD Challenge – Day 5 Write a moment poem. Yesterday afternoon, my sister and I were out walking, talking about the plethora of events, both daily and special, that cannot now be celebrated. We … Continue reading

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Green Eyes

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~A/The Moment “When we say a/the moment we mean it’s either a casual moment or a defining one. Your lines might be about any one of them.”  (posted by Sumana) “In any given moment we … Continue reading

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Have Another Piece

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 PAD November Chapbook Challenge – Day 29 Have (blank) Come on, have another piece of pie, I made it because it’s your favorite. You can always take a couple of Tums. In medicine chest, is … Continue reading

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Because

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 April PAD Challenge – Day 17 Write a reason poem. I do not need a reason. Why? because I am your mother. Cry all you want–no pierced ears. Dyed hair was bad enough; but this … Continue reading

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Unremovable Disguise

Written for:  Poetics Aside – November Chapbook Challenge 2017 – Day 2 Write a disguise poem.  (Halloween, spies, practical jokes.  Some people disguise their true selves on social media profiles–not to mention all the disguises used by plants, animals, and … 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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A Woman Speaks Out

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #294 Words:  single, grin, slack, trim, shell, handle, strap, can, undo, live, vent, cheer She is venting, a trim single woman, a mother, orating to loud cheers at the band shell. Concert For Peace … Continue reading

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Watching Out

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1100 Dragon Empress by BrunuhVille,  Dragon Empress high in the mountains hidden mysteries dragon’s nest © Chèvrefeuille (our host) Here is my attempt: she watches from nest bright eyes alert for intruders she protects her young … Continue reading

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Emptiness

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1043, Emptiness nothing fills the emptiness of the question where are they? the empty nest my daughter’s house after the wedding © Jane Reichhold boundless world the tranquil gardens of the temple I empty my mind … Continue reading

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Angel

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1040, Angels in silence all those no longer here gather around silent prayer lifted up by bells angels on high © Jane Reichhold (1937-2016) a whisper a warm caressing breeze guardian angel © Chèvrefeuille (our host) … Continue reading

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