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Find Your Magic

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – July 19:  Follow That Quote “Tradition is not the worship of ashes, but the preservation of fire. ~Gustav Mahler How do you preserve the fire? What tradition (if any) do you hold dear? Alternatively, find … Continue reading

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Paper Cranes

Written for:  The Sunday Muse #40 She, a girl sensitive to all creatures fills cage with paper cranes. In the forest, she releases them; they fly free. Although but a gesture, she hears bluebirds, finches, and red robins sing.  

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Aroma

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Autumn PAD – Day 2 – AROMA Smell those chestnuts roasting on the fire, crack and eat with apple cider. Scent from oven–gingerbread, and pumpkin pie spices fill my head. and mums– earthy, herbal. Chimney … Continue reading

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Body Works

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Weekend Mini-challenge Fussy Little Forms:  “Nonet”  (posted by Marian) A nonet is defined as a combination of nine instruments or voices, or a musical composition for such a combination. The word comes … Continue reading

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Wrong(ed) Man

Written for:  Poetics Aside #447 Write a release poem. Staunchly, he proclaimed his innocence from a cell for twenty-five years. Evidence pointed toward guilt until his case came up for review in light of DNA– not a match. At last … Continue reading

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Chocolate Soufflè

Written for:  Poetic Asides – November 2017 Chapbook Challenge – Day 5 For today’s prompt, write a self-destruct poem. This poem is a decadent soufflè wondering how high it can rise. Tiptoe ’round kitchen, watch as it floats, a chocolate … Continue reading

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End of November

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Get Listed:  November Edition “For this Get Listed edition I ask you to create your own brief creation. Keep it to under 100 words (I have a short attention span). Choose one … Continue reading

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Moving Frenzy

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2017 Challenge – Day 8 Write a panic poem. We will never be ready to move, a task that is overwhelming. Which things are a must to take? Which things should we donate? Are all … Continue reading

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If I’d Only Learned To Drive

Written for: Poetic Asides November 2016 Chapbook Challenge – Day 3 For today’s prompt, take the phrase “If I’d Only (blank),” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then … Continue reading

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Lacking in Self-Defense

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2016 Challenge – Day 11 Write a defensive poem  e.g. getting defensive about an accusation which may or may not be true, people or animals defending themselves, defense in sports, defense in courtroom. I’m defending … Continue reading

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