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Take Another Piece

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2  July Covid-19 P.A.D. – Day 22 What’s The Lyric? “As with movie quotations, song lyrics offer a chance to cull some inspiration from their expression. Find something you like in one of these, or take a … Continue reading

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A Hole of Hurt

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 PAD November Chapbook Challenge – Day 17 “For today’s prompt, write a health poem. It can be about any sort of health: mental, physical, psychological, emotional, etc. Or the health of your stock portfolio or … Continue reading

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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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