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I Would Like to Recruit A Whippoorwill

Written for:  Poetic Asides  #416  – Use at least three of the six words: sidereal recruit magnetic compact whippoorwill carbon A compact bird, the Whippoorwill, on summer evenings, he trills an endless song, magnetic to the ears, camouflaged if someone’s … Continue reading

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Moods of Blue

Written for:  Quickly – “Make It Easy On Yourself” “Nothing fancy.  Listen.  Go where you go.” (Mz. Quickly shared videos of Stevie Ray Vaughan, Eric Clapton, Peggy Lee, and Ray Charles) Some blues wail, leave a trail of sadness and … Continue reading

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Music in My Life

Written for:  Poems of Garden Gnomes – Form Friday:  Rondeau A rondeau (plural rondeaux) is a form of French poetry with 15 lines written on two rhymes. It makes use of refrains, repeated according to a certain stylized pattern. It … Continue reading

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Unstrung

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Meme (posted by Rommy) Grab a nearby book and flip to a specific page to find a quote that represents your love life. You have the choice of going to either page … Continue reading

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Dancing Girl

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  Musical Muse  (posted by Mish) Today for Poetics, I am asking you to choose some lyrics, preferably one line from a favorite song and grow your own poem from it. You are not … Continue reading

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Class Act

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads:  Weekend Mini-Challenge, People and Places  (posted by Kim) In poetry we use imagery to convey moments, emotions, objects, animals, people and places. Sometimes we can convey someone’s personality through place and vice versa … Continue reading

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Musical

Written for:  The Twiglets #22 – the house sings bluejays and robins ’round my windows– house musical  

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Wind In My Hair

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday: “Tramps like us were born to survive . . .”   (posted by HAYESSPENCER) Today, I’d like you to write about singing along with your music and driving.  Off on a trip, … Continue reading

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Tears On My Pillow

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – “Oldies but Goodies, No Matter the Age”  (posted by Lillian) So here’s the prompt for today’s Poetics. Look here or on another web site of your choosing, and find the top songs from the … Continue reading

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Meadow Moments

Written for:  Poetics United Midweek Motif~April Write a poem capturing the details of an outdoor scene or day in April. Miniature daisies dot the meadow. Shushing of a stream. Lovers locked in dreams under umbrellaed limbs of a maple tree. … Continue reading

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