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Eyes Open

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Meeting The Bar-Critique and Craft:  Polypoton (posted by Frank Hubeny) “The challenge for the next two days is to use a polyptoton somewhere in your poem. Outside of keeping the poem under 200 words, … Continue reading

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Favorite Son of Kim Jong Un

Written for:  Sunday Whirl, Wordle #422 Words:  pressed, evil, orange, tidy, saw, bone, trump, lies, hands, deny, grift, collude Denials of collusion, but his tidy hands did grift. Under orange mop, confusion reigned. Evil, lies–without wit. The Press is bone … Continue reading

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What Shapes a Dictator

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Weekend Mini-Challenge, “Chernobyl and Fears” (posted by Bjorn) “The other day I wrote a poem imagining how it would feel like to die from radiation poisoning: Downfall The sky was different the … Continue reading

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Earthly Wonders

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille  #63, “Feel The Earth Move”  (posted by Kim) “The Oxford English Dictionary has a range of definitions for the word ‘earth’ (from the Old English eorðan), as well as interesting phrases and compound … Continue reading

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Looking At Lust

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Lust  (posted by Sumana) “Today I want you to write about whatever ‘Lust’ means to you. It may be a special ardor, desire, passion, libido, fancy, craving and all the meanings referring to ‘lust’ in … Continue reading

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Ode To Silence Breakers

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Wordy Thursday with Wild Woman-“The Silence Breakers” – (posted by Sherry) “There was a lot to be discouraged about in 2017, but one positive is the rise of the “Me, Too” movement, … Continue reading

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A Love and an Anti-Love

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2017 Chapbook Challenge – Day 28 Two-for-Tuesday – Write a love and/or anti-love poem. Writing words dance in her head small phrases stick together love of language as ideas become writing and written words are … Continue reading

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Hair Powers

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads Camera FLASH! Are you ready for the flashbulbs to go off? Here is our photographic challenge for November. They used to burn witches at the stake. This is all a mistake, darling.  They … 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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Behind Iron

Written for:  dVerse Poets – Quadrille #40 – “free”  (posted by whimsygizmo) Today, let’s go free-falling. In other words, I want you to write us a poem of exactly 44 words, including some form of the word free. Vague vibrations … Continue reading

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