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The Street

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – July Covid-19 P.A.D. – Day 27 Outdoor Dining “As we practiced social distancing, restaurants resorted to moving the dining experience outdoors. Patios emerged where there weren’t any. Streets were cordoned off and seating was extended … Continue reading

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In These Times

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 202 PAD Challenge – Day 2 Write a space poem. Open space in the fresh outdoors is the place for walking, keeping a six foot distance apart from other space-walkers in masks. We await news … Continue reading

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Sounds Delight

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #287 – Sight, Sound, Scent “As we look for comfort and connection during this rather unsettling time in our lives, let’s consider the words sight, sound, and scent. Choose just one, and express a … Continue reading

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Winter Play (solo renga)

Written for:  Poetic Asides – Renga Poems At its most basic, the renga is a tanka written by two or more poets. This Japanese form preceded (and inspired) haiku, and its common for poets to link several renga into a … Continue reading

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Forward Fall!

Written for Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #258 – “Getting Back To It” “Write a poem about getting back to something (or getting back something).” I dis Summer what a bummer. Time for feeling Fall– gold, red, orange, and all. Won’t … Continue reading

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Cat Lives

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #403 Words:  insight, blocks, shift, shoot, clues, style, alley, siren, lights, live,  tracks, permit Alley cats live on scraps. Feral cats prefer outdoors, so if you permit them a warm place, be sure to … Continue reading

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The “rest” of the Time

Written for:  The Wednesday Muse #4 – Busy Body  (posted by Toni) “Speaking of which, what do you all do to rest? do you sleep, take naps, take walks, ride a bike, got to the beach, climb a tree? This … Continue reading

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Picnic Day

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #360 Words:  simple, gravel, edge, low, tight, path, climb, knots, trim, spread, spray, pattern She wears a simple, lace-edged shirt, patterned with sprays of violets scattered across collar and cuffs, knotted at her trim … Continue reading

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Lover Of Books On A Summer Morning

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2017 Chapbook Challenge – Day  27 For today’s prompt, take the phrase “(blank) Of (blank),” replace the blanks with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write … Continue reading

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Absence Of

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Silence  (posted by Sumana) Where to find that soundlessness? Is Silence merely absence of sound or more than that? “In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of … Continue reading

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