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The Movies

Written for: Poets and Storytellers Weekly Scribblings #51 – Looking Back and Writing Forward (posted by Magaly) I chose Weekly Scribblings #9 – Contagion movie goer’s smiles sharing a tub of popcorn contagious laughter https://poetsandstorytellersunited.blogspot.com/

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Funnies

Written for:  Wednesday Muse #11 – “I Love To Laugh!”  (posted by Toni) “Hi Musers! What makes you laugh? Not necessarily give you joy but what makes you laugh? It is the antics of your pupper or cat? Something your … Continue reading

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At Charlie’s Place

Written for:  Poetic Asides #362 For today’s prompt, write a poem that captures a moment from a movie or book. You can include a hint in the title of the poem, let other readers know outright, or leave the poem … Continue reading

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Writing Technique: Known Things

Written for:  Carpe Diem #943, Flute pining for flowers or a tune from Gichiku Mount Yoshino © Basho (Tr. Jane Reichhold) In this haiku Basho uses the so called “honki-dori” or “literary references” technique. It’s one of the ways writers had … Continue reading

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Oh So Many Ways To Be Scared

Written for:  Poetics Aside #342 Take phrase _____Ways To _____, replace the blanks with a word or phrase, make that the title of the poem, and then, write the poem.  You can start out with Stephen King– Salem’s Lot, Christine, The … Continue reading

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Isn’t That . . .?

Written for Phoenix Rising, “Name Droppers” We’ll explore the famous people you’ve seen  or actually met in your lifetime. Write a tribute poem in their honor. Aside from Sir Paul, I had the privilege of meeting Olympian Jesse Owens when … Continue reading

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Oh, Dad!

Written for Poetic Asides #328 – Write a movie-inspired poem He paces, frets, starts to regret the decision they made to have his father meet her parents. Either he will not show, or monopolize dinner conversation regaling them with tales … Continue reading

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Return to Pink

Written for:  Phoenix Rising, “Many Happy Returns” Sometimes it is imperative to get away, but then, something are worth going back to. The sparrows return to Capistrano, Elvis sang “Return to Sender” and Dean Martin sang “Come Back to Sorrento”. … Continue reading

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