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Caught

Written for: Go Dog Go Cafe – Tuesday Writing Prompt (Devereaux and Beth) “Write a piece of prose or poetry that uses the words: child, predators, and politics” Caught! a child predator, now locked up, seen no more. But Leaders … Continue reading

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Open The Roads

Written for: Sunday Whirl, Wordle #474 Words: democratic, deny, sychphants, end, sorrow, dead, turtle, hypocrite, ruthless, justice, sad, trump Well Sufferin’ Succotash! These hypocritical sycophants deny democracy, applaud Trump’s ruthless autocracy. Sad time for American justice. Sorrowful turtles who creep … Continue reading

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Voting

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm Poet:  Harrisham Rhyme “Harrisham Rhyme, created by the female poet, Harrisham Minhas, belonging to the State of Punjab in India. It is a six-line rhyming stanza. In this form, the last letter of the … Continue reading

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Mr. America

Written for:  Sunday Whirl, Wordle #429 Words:  thick, champ, rights, true, milk, marching, card, luscious, like, brew, salty, millennials What a card! His face looks like color of milk. Thick around middle, dense around brain, luscious orange hair, too thin … Continue reading

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Glory is:

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Glory “Paths of glory can be many. Which do you want to traverse? The First World War poets well realized “that war is not glorious and the people they are fighting are not their enemy.” … Continue reading

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President’s Day

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Pub Talk:  “Poetry and Political Provocations” (posted by Bjorn) Don’t be provocative just to shock, it has to be based on what you truly believe. There has to be a purpose beyond to be … Continue reading

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What Is the Future?

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads  “What the?  (posted by ManicDDaily) It’s about whats! As in,”[A] child said what is the grass” that opens Whitman’s poem. Yes, it is very much about grass, but it also winds from and … Continue reading

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Battle of Smart and Stupid

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2018 April PAD Challenge – Day 9 Take the phrase “Battle (blank)”, replace the blank with a word or phrase; make the new phrase your title. I’d love to debate you, says Smart, thinking has become … Continue reading

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An Even Year

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Open Link Night #210 – “Breaking for Holidays” (posted by Bjorn) dVerse Poets Pub is taking a two week break. An even years is coming due. I plan to stay away from doctors, oft … Continue reading

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A Love and an Anti-Love

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2017 Chapbook Challenge – Day 28 Two-for-Tuesday – Write a love and/or anti-love poem. Writing words dance in her head small phrases stick together love of language as ideas become writing and written words are … Continue reading

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