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Why Did You Leave?

Written for: April 2021 PAD Challenge – Day 24 “Write a question poem.” How can it be that I’m so cold? Your absence. Why can’t I listen to music? Makes me blue. Why did you leave without a word? Come … Continue reading

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From Ocean Homes

Written for: Poetic Asides PAD November 2020 Challenge – Day 18 “For today’s prompt, write a sea creature poem. Your sea creature could be the garden variety sea creature, like a shark, dolphin, or seahorse. Or it could be something … Continue reading

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A Quiet Prison

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2020 PAD Challenge – Day 20 Write an isolation poem. A quiet corner to write in one hand cups chin Smooth jazz plays softly in background snoring dog sound Home phone unplugged due to spam … Continue reading

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In Praise of Books

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2018 November PAD  Chapbook Challenge Write a praise poem. poetry, novels, short stories my inventory family sagas, mysteries my journey author’s recurring detectives my preference Delving into a book’s essence transports, puts me under a spell. … Continue reading

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Lace-Curtain

Written for:  Poetics Aside 2018 April PAD Challenge – Day 25 Pick an intriguing and/or seldom used word, make it the title of your poem, and then write your poem. In windows she hangs lace curtains, tries to fit in. … Continue reading

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Important Qualities

Written for:  Poetics Aside April 2016 Challenge – Day 28 Important (blank).  Fill in the blank with a word or phrase, make it the title of your poem, and then write your poem. Do you try to be polite when … Continue reading

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