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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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Speak Up!

Written for:  Poetics Aside #415 Write an I Believe You poem.  This could be a poem about someone’s vision for the future or someone’s story of the past. It could be a poem about a real person, a fictional character, or … Continue reading

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At This Time

Written for:  Haiku Horizons:  “coin” ignorance is bliss wealth begets wealth (to coin two phrases) https://haikuhorizons.wordpress.com/

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Reaction and Love

Written for:  Miz Quickly – #5 – Write Hard “Each of the following lines from The New York Times is likely to provoke an emotional response of some kind. Choose one of these or write a VERY BRIEF simplification of … Continue reading

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Why?

Written for:  The Twiglets #37 – See it Why can’t you see it? Seems clear as plastic wrap to everyone else–though you are not wrapped as tightly– that you’re unfit for the job. https://thetwiglets.wordpress.com/

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Lay Down Your Weapons

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Tuesday Poetics:  “Dramatic Monologues”  (posted by Kim) The challenge is to write a modern dramatic monologue about a plot to do away with someone (or something). You don’t have to write twelve stanzas, but … Continue reading

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Louder

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Get Listed – April Ain’t Fooling edition  (Imagined by Grapeling) Your word list for the Global / National / Earthbound (though maybe some astronauts are playing, who knows?) Poetry Writing Month 2017 is: … Continue reading

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Disaster

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads: Get Listed! For this challenge, I have selected a few distinctive words from each poem. Use a minimum of THREE words (or derivatives) in a new poem on a subject of your choice. … Continue reading

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