Tag Archives: Peace

Peace Day

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2017 Chapbook Challenge – Day 22 For today’s prompt, take the phrase “(blank) Day;” replace the blank with a word or phrase; make the new phrase the title of your poem; and then, write your … Continue reading

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Hope In Chains

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #318 Words:  quake, ding, hope, brace, crossroads, lock, faux, rebel, chain, bottom, pen, chase Lock my hope in chains at the bottom of Rebel’s Hill at the crossroads. When citizens stop quaking, stop bracing … Continue reading

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Look Inside

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Peace Make peace the mood and motif of your poem. She wanted so to be tranquil, to be someone who took walks in the late-afternoon sun, listening to the birds and crickets and feeling the … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Fear

Written for:  Poetic Asides #393 Write a pieces poem. Neighbors knew he carried a piece, prayed his lease would soon be up.    all they wanted was a little peace Bully since childhood, he did not cease, becoming a gangster–ruthless, … Continue reading

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A Part Of

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #297 You are not a saint; I am not a sinner. Though you pray in lace shawl, and say you believe, and I live in Wonderland, we are both parts of life’s spiral–whirling, spinning, … Continue reading

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A Woman Speaks Out

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #294 Words:  single, grin, slack, trim, shell, handle, strap, can, undo, live, vent, cheer She is venting, a trim single woman, a mother, orating to loud cheers at the band shell. Concert For Peace … Continue reading

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Written for:  Carpe Diem #1147 – Ise Shrine The Ise Grand Shrine, located in the city of Ise, Mie Prefecture of Japan, is a Shinto shrine dedicated to the sun goddess Amaterasu. Officially known simply as Jingū, Ise Jingū is … Continue reading

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Where To Place Faith

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Faith “I picked this motif because officially this is the UN World Interfaith Harmony Week. I shortened it to “Faith” because my underlying thematic question truly is: “What do you ~ what can we ~ … Continue reading

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Values

Written for:  Quickly #25 – Value What do you value in your life– friend, pet, husband, wife? What do you value when you vote– ability, tranquility, civility? What do you value in your child’s upbringing– education, morals, or a bluebird … Continue reading

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Allow Me

Written for:  Elizabeth’s Creativity Challenge – #39 Word for today:  Silence Sit quietly, and just breathe. Concentrate on the sound of your own breathing, entering and leaving your body. Once your mind has quieted, breathe deeply for a few moments, … Continue reading

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