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My Pal

Written for: Go Dog Go Cafe Donna Matthews challenge: rime couee form She is old and hobbles about, roams at night, tries sorting things out. What’s wrong, I want to ask as I look into soulful eyes. ‘though she can’t … Continue reading

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To Classes of 2020

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – July Covid-19 P.A.D. – Day 15 “Celebrating The Class of 2020” “Let’s give the Class of 2020 their due.” You did it! Perhaps without Pomp and Circumstance marches, but these times dictate a different method … Continue reading

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Blue Boy’s Encounter

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics: On Pride  (posted by Anmol) “I invite you to take inspiration from the poets and poems shared here. You can write a poem about pride, gender fluidity, sexuality, protest, et al. or you … Continue reading

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Two-Way Mirror

Written for dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday – “Gratitude”  (posted by Frank J. Tassone) “Greetings Poets! Welcome to Haibun Monday, where we blend prose and haiku into something new. Frank J. Tassone here, and today, I want to reflect … Continue reading

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What A Turkey!

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  Beauty in Ugliness  (posted by Mish) “Find the beauty in the ugly. Open yourself up to discover something not as noticeable at first glance. Refuse to be repulsed by what you see. Embrace … Continue reading

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Dis/Obedient

Written for:  Poetic Asides #457 – Write a disobedient poem. Children who disobey their parents eventually learn they have not truly won a victory, and become sad adolescents. Rebellion can nearly guarantee attention will be paid. When you seek gratification … Continue reading

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Finger Paints

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings 2 #212 – “I Sing The Body Electric” Take a word or phrase that includes a body part and make that the title of your poem. Permission to mess up fingers and hands, dipping them into … Continue reading

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Pride Parade

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday – “Unconventional”  (posted by Jilly) I am here to rattle the cages of structure and suggest some non-traditional writing in the realm of the Haibun form. While this won’t qualify as Avant … Continue reading

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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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