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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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Nature’s Constant

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads:  Weekend Challenge – The News (posted by Brendan) The amount of news we are now confronted with is immense. In 2011, information scientists deduced that Americans took in five times as much information … Continue reading

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WFUN

Written for: Poets United Midweek Motif~News Media Write a new documentary poem OR a new poem that comments on news media “All I know is just what I read in the papers, and that’s an alibi for my ignorance.” ― … Continue reading

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November 9, 2016

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 – Inform Burns Stanza (or Habbie Stanza) Burns Stanza is a stanzaic sestet with lines of two lengths and two rhymes. Lines 1, 2, 3, and 5 are four feet long with the “a” rhyme. Lines … Continue reading

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Homespun News

Written for Poetic Asides November Chapbook Challenge – Day 28 For today’s prompt, take the phrase “(blank) News,” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write the poem. … Continue reading

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