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Locked Up

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Monday Quadrille #133 (posted by msjadeli) – “Stand” “Your challenge today, if you choose to accept it, is to use stand or any word that includes stand in it to write a quadrille. Describe … Continue reading

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A Quiet Prison

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2020 PAD Challenge – Day 20 Write an isolation poem. A quiet corner to write in one hand cups chin Smooth jazz plays softly in background snoring dog sound Home phone unplugged due to spam … Continue reading

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I Want To Live!

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – For Your Consideration:  P(l)ay It Forward Instead of writing a person’s regression in a past life, write the progression (future life) of that character. Yes, I was caught . . . you might say I … Continue reading

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“picking peas”

Written for:  The Twiglets #128 – “picking peas” I pick peas over kale. Picking fresh peas out of the pod affords you a tastier experience, than frozen. Plus, it’s fun to squeeze the pod and watch peas pop out. Minding … Continue reading

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Barring the Mind

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – “Somewhere in the midst of Stirring April”  – (posted by Sanaa) The Mind Is Its Own Beautiful Prisoner the mind is its own beautiful prisoner. Mine looked long at the sticky moon … Continue reading

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Wrong(ed) Man

Written for:  Poetics Aside #447 Write a release poem. Staunchly, he proclaimed his innocence from a cell for twenty-five years. Evidence pointed toward guilt until his case came up for review in light of DNA– not a match. At last … Continue reading

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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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