Tag Archives: News

Sales, Sales, Sales!

Written for: Miz Quickly – Day 26 – State of Things “The Rabbit is writing these ahead of time, and has no idea what the current state of affairs might be. Write about something in the news, something that the … Continue reading

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Refusing The News

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Poetry Form: Zégel (posted by Grace) “The elements of the simplest and most common form of the Zéjel are: 1. syllabic, most often written in 8 syllable lines. 2. stanzaic, opening with a mono-rhymed … Continue reading

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Updating Dad (a sonnet)

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #295 – Yesterday and Today “Today is Father’s Day. As we did with Mom back in May, we can pay homage to the man who had a hand in giving us our start. Write … Continue reading

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Snooze News

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm Poet – Trimeric “Trimeric is a four stanza poem. The first stanza has four lines, and the remaining three stanzas have three lines each. The first line of stanzas two through four repeat the … Continue reading

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“On The Scene”

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – For Your Consideration:  Get The Scoop! “You are a news reporter.” WRITE THE COPY OF YOUR STORY ABOUT A WOMAN WHO GIVES BIRTH DURING A BANK ROBBERY ATTEMPT. THE THIEF IS HAILED AS A HERO! … Continue reading

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Dear Alice

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 April PAD Challenge – Day 22 “For today’s prompt, write a correspondence poem. Maybe write a poem that would fit on a postcard or in a letter. Or write a poem about correspondence school. Or … Continue reading

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Unsettling World

Written for:  Poetic Asides 466 – The the phrase (adjective (noun), and replace it with the title of your poem. I watch the news through finger slats hoping to see just half the terror. Morning arrives, more tweeted spats. I … Continue reading

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shock

Written for:  The Twiglets #91 – “a slight shock” more than a light shock when he was hit by lightning Each item is a slighter shock on the evening news A shock-jock promoting hatred on a radio station in Madrid … Continue reading

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keeping

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1427 – Huanca The Huanca are a Quechua people living in the Junín Region of central Peru, in and around the Mantaro Valley. At around 500 BC, they were incorporated into the Wari Empire. Despite efforts to … Continue reading

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Shame in the City

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub Open Link Night #211 (posted by Grace) Tenants in the Bronx are tortured by chill ill winds outside and in. Families, elderly, ailing, boil water in large pots to warm a tiny spot on kitchen … Continue reading

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