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Near Summer’s End

Written for: The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #518 Words: carpets, lining, candlelight, land, tears, touching line, kneeling, down, flowers, late, wheels Wheels of summer spin rain and heat. Late living flowers drop petals on land forming carpets at base of trees. … Continue reading

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Shallow World

Written for: April 2021 PAD Challenge – Day 26 “Write a (——–) World poem.” where money grants you power where malls count more than housing where nature is sacrificed. Time for animals to save our surroundings. https://www.writersdigest.com/write-better-poetry/2021-april-pad-challenge-day-26

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The Transformation

Written for: The Sunday Muse #141 Ah! The transformation begins. Steel woman molts as iron armor takes root in head and neck. Soon time travel will commence. Each prong represents an era. No one will jeer at her now. Ah! … Continue reading

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Inside Fashion

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #459 Words:  pander, design, line, pass, stripes, press, mine, drill, covet, wild, fill shock The zig-zag striped design is mine–part of my new line. I know he covets my fashion designers, always pressing them … Continue reading

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Two Sides

Written for:  Sunday Whirl, Wordle #443 Words:  move, ease, slyly, turn, lost, feel, far, air, left, blood, side, limit I can move you far with ease. You turn to me, lost, feeling like no air is left to breathe. As … Continue reading

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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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