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Proof of Endurance

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #242, Motivation:  Endurance “Overcome adversity to win against all odds” Possessing endurance always comes as a surprise to me. You see, I never thought I would need it. Tests of endurance include: living a … Continue reading

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2018

Written for:  Poetic Asides #463 – Write a ten poem.  “The poem could have ten lines, ten syllables, and/or have ten syllables per line. Maybe it’s about the number ten. Or name ten things that you love, hate, or collect. … Continue reading

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Razor

Written for:  The Twiglets #104 – “like a razor” A bright light has burned out. I feel like my heart has been cut with a razor. I tasted razor clams in Portland. They were not keen-edged. A man who was … Continue reading

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A Rose Cut Down

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Meeting The Bar:  “Creating Metaphor”  (posted by Bjorn) “One of the most important things in poetry is the use of unique metaphors, and today I thought that we should work with them a bit. … Continue reading

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following footsteps

Written for:  The Twiglets #68 – “following footsteps” footsteps follow him every time he takes a step tappings of conscience she follows footsteps soft-toed imprints in sand of her father If one foot steps on another, logically, pain follows. https://thetwiglets.wordpress.com/

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Leaves of Passage

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – The Ghazal  (posted by Paul) for Meeting The Bar:  Critique and Craft The ghazal is a traditional Arabian verse form with the first two lines ending in the same refrain, which is then repeated … Continue reading

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Dancing Girl

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  Musical Muse  (posted by Mish) Today for Poetics, I am asking you to choose some lyrics, preferably one line from a favorite song and grow your own poem from it. You are not … Continue reading

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Judging Truth

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #265 Words:  pain, doubt, love, wild, authenticity, breach, gossip, listen, meet, lean, talk, tilt Authenticity of his talk with me is breached by malicious gossip. Wild accusations begin to tilt my belief in his … Continue reading

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An Elegy For Mom

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Write an elegy (posted by Gail) Today I’m presenting how to write an elegy. The word is derived from the Greek word elegus which means “song of bereavement.”  An elegy is a poem written … Continue reading

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Stress Runs in Cycles

Written for:  The Daily Post Tell us about a time when everything seemed to be going wrong — and then, suddenly, you knew it would be alright.  Was not looking forward with joy, to having a molar extracted. Oh, it … Continue reading

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