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Steamboatin’

Written for:  Poetic Asides #501 Write a body of water poem.  (e.g.  Mississippi, Pacific, Dead Sea) I would love to go steamboatin’ on the Mississippi River. A cruise with some blues, and a jazz group playing. Eat some southern cooking, … Continue reading

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Ribs of Sunlight

Written for:  Sunday Muse #76 Each rib of sunlight that slants ‘cross her naked back is a groan. Times she failed at lasting love, time she was told she did not make Juilliard, time she lost her cousin– best friend. … Continue reading

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Song Synesthesia

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – “Bits of Inspiration~The Colors in a Song”   (posted by Susie) “Today we are gong to experiment with Synesthesia, particularly the color of music. A while back I listened to The Well Podcast, … Continue reading

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In The Jazz Club

Written for:  Sunday Whirl, Wordle #421 Words:  empower, jazz, clash, beat, jive, cork, smoke, shoulder, electric, sway, mirror, pluck Empowered by jive beat of hypnotic jazz, she rose, swayed to her own dance through blue smoke. Night was electric. In … Continue reading

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Drumming

Written for:  Poetic Asides #497 For today’s prompt, write a practice poem. He practiced drumming day and night with no ear for music at all. Neighbors wished he would see the light. He practiced drumming day and night; his music … Continue reading

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beach party

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1710 Beach Party “This has in a way to do with our theme for today. Today I have chosen “Beach Party” as our prompt and there were and will be a lot of beach parties the … Continue reading

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Beating Feet

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm Poet – Vers Beaucoup (many rhymes) Each stanza consists of four lines with a rhyming word scheme of: a-a-a- a-b-b- b-c-c- c-d-d Each rhyme can only use a MAXIMUM of three words. The fourth … Continue reading

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Carefree Days

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2, Prompt #247 – “Take Me Back to Chicago” “If there was any music I could consider the soundtrack of my life, it would be the music of Chicago. When they first came onto the scene, they … Continue reading

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Street Child

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #402 Words:  charm, sing, float, off, sense, orphan, dust, city, stifle, fly sigh This poem is a charming orphan of the city, bit dusty, bit gritty. She’s a singer of tunes, fine sense of … Continue reading

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Lou

Written for:  The Muse #48 They called her Lou. She sang, performed on stage at times. Great -Grandma Eloise, an unforgettable character. Liked her liquor, jewelry, and dance. This is her old Victrola, a book of poems of which she … Continue reading

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