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These Times

Written for: Friday Writings #27: Watching and Witnessing (posted by Rosemary) “Your prompt for this week (if you would like one) is to bear witness to these times we are living in, and how it feels to be living in … Continue reading

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Persistance

Written for: Friday Writings #15 – “After” Another When you write a poem heavily influenced by another poem you always acknowledge it with the word ‘after’ and the original poet’s name. One also sometimes sees, ‘After Reading [name of a … Continue reading

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World View

Written for:  Go Dog Go Café – Tuesday Writing Prompt – “My World” A deep feeling of sadness permeates my world. Why does it feel overwhelming all at once, I wonder. Deaths of family, and friends, changes in relationships, dreaded … Continue reading

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Sitting In Your Kitchen

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings In-Form:  Decuain “Our return to the Decuain (pronounced deck•won), features a short poem made up of 10 lines. There are 10 syllables per line, and the poem is written in iambic pentameter. It may be written … Continue reading

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One More Loved One Gone

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2018 November PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 30! For today’s prompt, take the phrase “One More (blank),” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, … Continue reading

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Witness, Survivor

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2, #211 – “And I Quote” – Installment 1 Today’s quote: “If you wish to forget anything on the spot, make a note that this thing is to be remembered.” ~Edgar Allan Poe You are asked to … Continue reading

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Composite of Selves

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~”When I Think About Myself” (posted by Sumana) “What thoughts rise up when you think of yourself? Is it about the long path you’ve been walking that has almost shaped you? Is it about the … Continue reading

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Happy May

Hello to all my virtual friends out there.  Congratulations to all you challenge takers! I am taking a short break (not my wrist) to allow time for commenting on other poet’s work, which I have not been able to do.  … Continue reading

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Pain of Loss

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2018 April PAD Challenge – Day 12 Write a lament poem. Her soft voice has left my ears empty of sound. I miss her, my friend of forty years. Must resort to photographs for her smile. … Continue reading

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The Pull of Poetry Writing

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday – “Who? What? Why?  (Posted by Toni) I would like you all to write a haibun about what/who inspired you to write poetry. I would like you to give us your age … Continue reading

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