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Forty Years

Written for:  Poetic Asides #417 – Write a complicit poem.  For those who are unsure, complicit is an adjective that basically defines a person who helps commit a crime or some other form of bad activity. Forty years crept by, as … 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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Prisoner

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2016 Chapbook Challenge – Day 1 Two-For-Tuesday:  Write a stay poem and/or write a go poem. So long he waits on death row praying for a stay of execution, a better solution to the electric … Continue reading

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Two-Timin’ Simon

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #261 words:  travel, charge, stretch, chip, bullet, slime, trust, sail, stay, stand, burn, crook You ain’t nothin’ but a slimy crook smooth-sailin’ around my cool waters. Well, I am not takin’ a bullet for … Continue reading

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Cellmates

Written for:  Poetic Asides November Chapbook Challenge Write a together again poem.  It can be good, bad, or just awkward. New cellmate due. He paces space from corner to corner, wondering who he will have to get used to next. … Continue reading

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