Tag Archives: moving

Moving is Traumatic

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #239 – Motivation:  Nurture “grow and develop through encouragement” “Write a nurturing poem, or of a moment that had contributed to your growth.” When I returned to New York after eight years of living in … Continue reading

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Moving Aftershocks

Begins with chip on squared corner of television table. Next, we discover top of bookcase has vanished, leaving naked slats of wood laddered over double glass doors of mahogany  frame.  Bottom door gapes open like a toothless jack-o- lantern. Crooked face of grandfather clock dangles in peril, its … Continue reading

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Blue Move

Written for:  Poetic Asides #400 Write an event poem. My move has become an event. So much has gone wrong that I’m spent. Timing did not go as planned, six weeks at my cousin’s and two dogs who are dazed … Continue reading

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West To East

Written for:  Poetic Asides #391 – Write a reconnect poem. Moving back, west coast to east. Family, long-time friends– all of us are older now, and need each other.

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Packing

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2017 Challenge – Day 20 Write a task poem. Each day my task is the same, pack this wrap that, mark the box. There’s no way to make it a game. Each day my task … Continue reading

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Moving Frenzy

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2017 Challenge – Day 8 Write a panic poem. We will never be ready to move, a task that is overwhelming. Which things are a must to take? Which things should we donate? Are all … Continue reading

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Hybrid Peach

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Fireblossom Friday: “A Touch Of Gray” “Every silver lining’s got a touch of gray”~The Grateful Dead This notion of a touch of gray in an otherwise good situation could be applied to … Continue reading

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Long Haul Packing

Written for:  Margo Roby’s Poem Tryouts:  Pack It Packing. Unpacking. Packing for a trip. Packing to leave a place. Packing to run away. Metaphorical packings. Unpacking. Packaging. Big gift, intimate gift. unusual packaging. Given or received. There are so many … Continue reading

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