Tag Archives: Night

Dog Routine

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 PAD November Chapbook Challenge – Day 8 Write a pet poem. The dogs go out, the dogs come in no matter if it’s day or night. Murphy’s preference is 4:00 AM The dogs go out, … Continue reading

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Opening Night

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 November PAD Chapbook Challenge “Write an opening poem.” Oh the shaking hands of stage fright. I need to get this role just right for here under those brilliant lights Opening night! Opening Night Now curtain’s … Continue reading

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She Keeps Late Hours

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #91 – “Keep”  (posted by Kim) “This week I’d like you to take any meaning, form or compound of the word keep, and write a poem of exactly 44 words (not counting your … Continue reading

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Night Peace

Written for:  2019 November PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 4 Write a Night _______ poem. When night arrives, paint on walls dims to cool. I am at peace on my couch feeling no responsibility for, or judgement from, others. The … Continue reading

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Two Lunes

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 November PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 3 “Write a poem of threes:  the number 3, 3 of something, tercets, 3 syllables per line, or a 3-line poem.” night descends early sky’s mouth yawns silver stars … Continue reading

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“the night sleeps”

Written for:  The Twiglets #149 – “the night sleeps” night sleeps during the day while day is on call. Day dissolves in increments until night is fully awake to host stars and moon. While the night sleeps, safety, security reigns. … Continue reading

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In Deepest Night

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Art FLASH!/55 in October For this weekend’s art collaboration, I am introducing an illustrator in ink and purveyor of magic, McMonster, a perfect choice to set the tone for October. McMonster has … Continue reading

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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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