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All Things Even

Written for: Miz Quickly – Day 20 All things even in the orderly world of Beth. Head start with a four-letter name. No one to blame for hereditary traits. Thermostat set on an even number. Hair blown straight. Pairing perfection … Continue reading

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Seven

Poetic Asides 2019 April PAD Challenge – Day 8 “For today’s prompt, write a lucky number poem. Some people have lucky numbers, some don’t. Wherever you fall on the lucky number spectrum, you can still write a poem about the … Continue reading

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Where One Potato Leads

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #214 – “Your Number’s Up” What do numbers have to do with poetry, you ask? We use meter and rhythm to pace our poems. We count syllables in Fibonacci and Haiku/Senryu/Boketto. We number 14 … Continue reading

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Why Twelve?

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #53 – Egg Today I would like you to write a poem of exactly 44 words (not counting your title), including the word egg. The dictionary defines ‘egg’ as an oval or round … Continue reading

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One

Written for:  Poetic Asides #387 – Write a one poem.  Not write one poem, though it’s totally fine to write one poem, but a poem that plays with the number one or concept of one. For instance, a poem about doing … Continue reading

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Total Count

Written for:  Poetic Asides #366- Write a “plus one” poem It could be a math poem. Or a poem about including a guest (or “plus one”). Or a poem about doing something just “one more time.” Or the new person … Continue reading

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Lucky 13

Written for:  NaPoWriMo – Day 13 The number 13 is often considered unlucky, so today I’d like to challenge you to beat the bad luck away with a poem inspired by fortune cookies. On thirteenth day of month coming up … Continue reading

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Seven

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads:  “Let’s Count on Our Fingers and Toes” Do you have a number that is special to you? Perhaps you would like to learn the significance of your Birthday Number. Approach this challenge from … Continue reading

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