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never proud

Written for:  The Twiglets #58 – “never proud” He was never too proud to take her money. Never prouder of his son than at this moment Never let pride keep you from admitting that you were wrong. Proudness in Neverland … Continue reading

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RESPECT

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Respect In a time when disrespect is rampant, noticing respect is vital. We can still be surprised by the millions of ways people (and nations) show respect for each other. Let’s spread respect today. Let’s … Continue reading

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Grads

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #299 Words:  tassel, speakers, sign, orange, board, love, honor, line, drum, work, bouquet, interpret Commencement speakers domed in orange-tasseled hats, scan sign board for their names. They await announcement preceded by a drumroll. Eager … Continue reading

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Last Guy On Earth

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2017 Challenge – Day 23 For today’s prompt, take the phrase “Last (blank),” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write your poem. … Continue reading

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The Ballad of Stanley Squirrel

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2017 Challenge – Day 22 Write a fable poem.  (conveys a moral, usually told with animal characters) A haughty squirrel named Stanley, refused to share nuts and similar staples of life. No wife. Kept to … Continue reading

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