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A Clearing in the Woods

Written for: Sunday Muse #216 An overgrown clearing in lush forest once rang with sounds of children’s laughter as they chased each other across the grounds. A table laden with food and drink, a centered candelabra with partially melted candles, … Continue reading

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Mystery Of The Keys

Written for: Sunday Muse #208 “Today as you can see, we have a theme going on. Each image holds something similar yet something different. Take hold of the one that speaks to you and follow where it leads.” The ornamental … Continue reading

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Light of the Lamp

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – MTB: some shadowy lines (posted by Laura Bloomsbury) “Shadows are as much part of our physical landscapes as our metaphysical world and so it is no surprise that the penumbral is a recurring theme … Continue reading

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Red Herrings and Keys

Written for: Go Dog Go Cafe (posted by Devereaux and Beth) “Write a poem that ends with the word “key”. Engrossed in fast-paced mystery/thriller, she could not guess who the killer was. Red herrings popped up in the story, some … Continue reading

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Have You Seen Me?

Written for: One Woman’s Quest II VJ’s Weekly Challenge “Post a poem, prose, art, photograph, or other that illustrates but doesn’t reveal the subject.” I travel the world round. Most countries find me delightful. Cuisine scene is stimulated whenever I … Continue reading

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Self Analysis

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #297 – Survival “Write a survival poem.” Many of my actions remain mysteries to me. Yet, at my ripe old age of seventy-one, some glint-hints of light show through. I have moved often, and … Continue reading

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Brief Trip

Written for:  Sunday Whirl #434 Words:  shuffle, steam, churn, kiss, dirt, bar, brief, cheer, trip, still, glittery, surge Though the trip was brief, shuffleboard was offered along with a glittery sun- baked pool, and card room. Two trophy wives kiss … Continue reading

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Over The Mountain

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 April PAD Challenge – Day 27 “For today’s prompt, pick a direction, make that the title of your poem, and then, write your poem. There are so many directions: north, south, up, down, left, right, … Continue reading

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Gray Water Hand

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Out of Standard – “Creature Feature” “Conjure up a monster that lives here and write a poem. ” (posted by Isadora) “Creature Feature Pictured above is Cut Face Cove. It’s home to … Continue reading

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Crime-Solving Express

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #370 Words:  shine, nine, train, root, feign, crime, chain, line, disdain, design, sliver, afoot Do not disdain this shiny designed nine-car train line.  Crime is afoot on a mysterious trip. Slivers of space provide hints-no … Continue reading

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