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Precious Photos

Written for:  Poetic Asides Prompt #480 – Write a negative poem. Black and white photo– my favorite kind–taken long ago, when many more of our family surrounded us, enfolded us. Does anyone have the negative for this photo? Crisp, perfect … Continue reading

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Room for Love

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – In-Form:  Pantun “The Pantun is a Malaysian poetic form. Wikipedia declares that the Pantun originated as a traditional oral form of expression. The most common theme is love.” The basic Pantun consists of: a quatrain … Continue reading

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Owner Of Dogs, Barks

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – “Shortcake, Waffles, Berries, and Cream . . . Feburary!  (posted by Sanaa) “Joseph O Legaspi is a poet born in the Philippines. When he was only twelve, his family immigrated to Los … Continue reading

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Loss

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub:  Meeting The Bar~Prose Poetry  (posted by Frank Hubeny) “I assume, perhaps naively, that a prose poem uses fewer line breaks than one would use in free verse. I assume its content is less like a … Continue reading

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This Poem Is A Sign

Written for:  Poets United:  Poetry Pantry #340   (posted by Mary) “I am very sad about what is happening in this country.  We all have to resist.  And I hope those of you in other countries ‘resist’ in your own … Continue reading

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Photo Recall

Written for:  NaPoWriMo – Day 2 Write a poem that takes the form of a family portrait, e.g. a stanza for each member. Here we stand arms ’round each other, mother, father, two sisters. So many years ago, and yet … Continue reading

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Sepia Figures

Written for:  Margo Roby’s Poem Tryouts:  “Be Still My Beating Heart” A word day, yes? Still. Do you feel the slowing down within what’s around you? I find when I think the word still, there is a moment that feels … Continue reading

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Photo

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tokubetsudesu #67, Van Gogh’s Shoes:  Thingness in Haiku by Jim Kacian “To make the abstract concrete: recall your favorite pair of jeans. You can’t quite throw them away, in part because they are enmeshed with your … Continue reading

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Chilled Fingers

Written for:  Margo Roby’s Poem Tryouts, “The Modes”  Think of people you know well. – for the sake of the exercise, you need to have someone you can easily visualise. Pick someone.  Imagine a place where you can … Continue reading

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Roamin’ Ego

Written for:  The Mag #268 Ah, wait until she feasts her eyes on my selfie. No resisting me then. Look at this head of curls, check out my musculature, and well, I had to be modest–give her something to imagine. … Continue reading

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