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Give All You Have

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #392 Words:  tithe, maybe, chide, wormhole, trial, decide, ride, just smooth bright, vial, tide The tithe decided upon seemed exorbitant. A tenth of a wormhole does not leave much wiggle room. Those that hope … Continue reading

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Money, Money, Money

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Money (for World Savings/Thrift Day) Write a new poem with money as its focus. Dwell on what money is and does, reveal it. (Posted by Susan) “Don’t tell me what you value, show me your … Continue reading

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In A Cold Place

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #338 Words:  hazy, home, earth, rasping, holy, poverty, saint, crazy, frozen, rope, folded, gusts Poverty entered every fold of their cold lives, freezing lines on faces into tight frowns. Wind gusts whistled through insufficient … Continue reading

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Written for:  Carpe Diem #1333 – José’s Sandals (A Christmas Tale from Paulo Coehlo) On Christmas Day, a special boy learns the true meaning of gift-giving. silence a new king is born love came to the world © Chèvrefeuille (our host) … Continue reading

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Riches

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Wealth The subject of Wealth is today’s topic: whatever wealth means to us. “To be wealthy and honored in an unjust society is a disgrace”–Confucius Weekend Glory By Maya Angelou Some clichty folks don’t know … Continue reading

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Roadside Beggar

Written for:  Carpe Diem #607, Roadside Beggar (by Nana Fredua-Agyeman) Write a poem in the same tone, sense, and spirit. looking at the sun for a silver coin – roadside beggar © Nana Fredua-Agyeman Seeking sustenance Hand-lettered sign held close Homeless … Continue reading

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