Tag Archives: Night

A Cold Night Of Stars

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~ Looking at Stars  (posted by Sumana) “Are you a star gazer? If not better be one and gift us a few lines about your experience.” “We are all in the gutter, but some of … Continue reading

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Sparkles at Night

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl #415 Words:  sham, shimmy, fit, wrap, call, choke, lift, spray, corner, scars, dawn, shell She’s a sham. She shimmy-shakes– choker on her neck–wrapped in fitted red velvet, unsuccessfully hiding her scars. Last call at the … Continue reading

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Eyes Afire

Written for:  The Wednesday Muse:  American Sentence (sentence of 17 syllables) “The American Sentence was created by Allen Ginsberg. Ginsberg was born in 1926 in Newark. NJ and went to Columbia University in NYC. He was one of the original … Continue reading

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In My Sister’s Closet

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – July 13:  “Scariest Moment” My sister and brother-in-law’s first apartment was a small, adorable place. I was bunking in for awhile, but we had our schedules neatly worked out. Night begins. Dinner is over, dishes … Continue reading

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Enticements

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #252 – “Coming and Going” “If this prompt makes you unsure whether you’re coming or going, write one of each. Write a “coming” poem. Write a “going” poem. Or give a voice to your … Continue reading

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Among The Pines

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Prosery #1  (posted by Bjorn) “As I told you during the last Pubtalk we are now ready to go on with a new updated writing prompt. We want to challenge you a little bit … Continue reading

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Dragon in Flagon

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #81 – “Here There Be (poem) Dragons (posted by De) – “Today, I’d like you to wrangle a dragon into your piece.” Man strolls hem of sable ocean on night sand. Spots rusty … Continue reading

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“wisteria”

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1660 Tan Renga Challenge May 2019 (7) Wisteria “Today I have chosen to challenge you with a haiku by Yosa Buson (1716-1784), one of the “Big Five” haiku poets.” Here is the haiku by Buson to … Continue reading

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the air sleeps

Written for:  The Twiglets #122 – “the air sleeps” The air sleeps, but does it dream? She sleepwalks on many a cold night, and does not feel the frigid air. On a still summer evening in a tranquil setting you … Continue reading

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After Hours Party

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 April PAD Challenge – Day 3 For today’s prompt, write an animal poem. The poem could be about an animal. Or it could just mention an animal in passing. Or include an animal in your … Continue reading

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