Tag Archives: reading

The “rest” of the Time

Written for:  The Wednesday Muse #4 – Busy Body  (posted by Toni) “Speaking of which, what do you all do to rest? do you sleep, take naps, take walks, ride a bike, got to the beach, climb a tree? This … Continue reading

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Having Fun

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Fun Can you list 10 ways you have fun?  (posted by Susan) “And the sun and the moon sometimes argue over who will tuck me in at night. If you think I am having more … Continue reading

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In Praise of Books

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2018 November PAD  Chapbook Challenge Write a praise poem. poetry, novels, short stories my inventory family sagas, mysteries my journey author’s recurring detectives my preference Delving into a book’s essence transports, puts me under a spell. … Continue reading

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All Journeys Possible

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Reading Fiction  (posted by Susan) “What happens when you read fiction? Does it seem more a physical, intellectual, emotional or spiritual engagement? Or don’t you read it? Some say it distracts us from a true … Continue reading

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Lover Of Books On A Summer Morning

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2017 Chapbook Challenge – Day  27 For today’s prompt, take the phrase “(blank) Of (blank),” replace the blanks with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write … Continue reading

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Reading

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1261 – The Pleasure of Reading “This scene is awesome. Cosy and warm, romantic … The candles, the view through the window, that open book in which you can see one single rose. And that cup on … Continue reading

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Light Behind My Eyes

Written for:  Margo Roby Poem Tryouts:  “Extra! Extra! Read All About It!” Image prompt My brightest corner of the house, and yet, I do not see clearly anymore. Suppose I will have to get new spectacles. It is not that … Continue reading

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Ode to a Book

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2015 Challenge – Day 17 Two-for-Tuesday:  1. Ode to a _____  2. _____ is for the birds. Escape into another’s life, perhaps a setting on foreign shores or in another century where speech and dress … Continue reading

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Swallowed Up By a Book

Written for:  Poetics Asides November 2015 Challenge – Day 8 Write a submerged poem, e.g. water, depression, happiness. Read one line and I was hooked meeting new people inside a book. Just one more chapter, then I’ll stop. By three … Continue reading

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