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Painted Poem

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille:  Poem For Me, using the word ‘poem’. (posted by Victoria) Painting behind my eyes tries to write itself into a poem. Vermilion tickles tongue. Wide brush of sky glides bluely along, bumping into … Continue reading

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This Poem Is A Drifter

Written for:  Poetic Asides #380  For today’s prompt, write a nothing better poem. Now, there are at least a couple ways to take this, but probably more. First, the poem could be about a moment that’s so amazing that nothing … Continue reading

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Summer Parting

Written for:  Creative Bloomings InForm:  Lannet The “Lannet” is a form of sonnet, consisting of 14 lines. There is a strict syllable count of 10 per line. It has NO END-LINE RHYMING SCHEME. Only internal rhyme is allowed. There is … Continue reading

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Murder at Local Resort

Written for: Poetic Asides #276 Write a news poem inspired from any part of the news. Famous local beach resort, bustling in the final month of summer, filled with regulars, tourists, and families with small children. Hotel room door is … Continue reading

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Ghosts of Yell Sound

Written for:  The Mag #233 Where otters swim and play in Yell Sound, fifty-eight fishermen drowned at one end of the sound on a drear night in mid-summer. Disaster struck the other end with a crash of an RAF flying … Continue reading

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Edges of the World

Written for The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #174 Words:  demimonde, transgression, rites, asylum, gray, candle, Africa, myself, oranges, grand, reborn Transgressions of the demimonde cut a swath of gray across Africa, where people lit candles to pray for them. Grand rites … Continue reading

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Light Lessens Fears

Written for:  Creative Bloomings, #163, “Fears, Phobias, and Foibles” Deep inside of us all, we have that one thing that makes our knees shake and stomach churn. We yearn to let confidence take hold only to find we were sold … Continue reading

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Child of the Mushroom Cloud

Written for Red Wolf Poems, We Wordle #24 Words:  life, doubt, swings, legs. stood, crashing, fight, mushroom, fiery, sturdy, stern, strokes, nose, found, ear, low, asylum, dust, luxury, alley, chills, fishnet, glassy, rang, frayed, winds, clasped, water, roots, froze, soap, … Continue reading

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Invitation to A Beach House

Written for The Sunday Whirl #173 Words:  bend, way, parts, case, straight, eye, limit, water, sound, lane, east, grain No way to get lost. Follow signs for ‘East’, stay in the right lane. At the bend you will hear the … Continue reading

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Clean Conversation

Written for Creative Bloomings, “Person-To-Person” Today we link back to the last prompt where we were asked to personify our muse. Take some of that magic and personify two things in nature or around your house. Write a poem using … Continue reading

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