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Trust

Written for:  Poetics Aside 2018 April PAD Challenge – Day 27 Write a story poem. Start falling, I will catch you. No worries, it’s a trust thing. She lets go, hits head on ground. Catches him flirting.

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Hanging By A Thread

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2018 April PAD Challenge – Day 19 Take the phrase “(blank) Thread;” replace the blank with a word or phrase; make the new phrase the title of your poem; and then, write your poem. He is … Continue reading

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Hopes

Written for:  Haiku Horizons – “pin” awaking in stillness she knows he has gone for good after she pinned hopes on him https://haikuhorizons.wordpress.com/

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Once Burnt

Written for dVerse Poets Pub – Burning Inspiration, Quadrille 51 – “burn”  (posted by Victoria) Already burnt once, cannot see taking another chance. Dance to your music when I have my own? Leave me alone. Do not phone me or … Continue reading

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decision

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1358 – Green Willow (Japanese fairy-tale) autumn departs in deep silence willow leaves fall – tears on this grave as the willow is green again another year has gone © Chèvrefeuille (our host) to sweep the garden … Continue reading

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Old Story

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #330 Words:  lock, runner, shard, shoe, tongue, screen, slippery, shock. time, grass, broken, chain Then there was the time Aunt Myra threw a shoe at Uncle Max. Oh, she had a wicked tongue and … Continue reading

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I Recall

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2017 Chapbook Challenge – Day 30 Write a  “back in the day” poem.  You might also call this a “good old days” poem or a “bad old days” poem. To me, back in the day is … Continue reading

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On A Cold Autumn Night

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2017 Chapbook Challenge – Day 26 Write a shine poem. The blue in the black of his hair, like an ice floe in a dark sea. Luminance under light of moon on Autumn night with … Continue reading

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Empty Gestures

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2017 Chapbook Challenge – Day 18 Write a good for nothing poem.  The poem doesn’t have to be good for nothing, though it’s fine if it is. But maybe it’s about a good for nothing so-and-so, … Continue reading

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Faulty Vision

Written for:  Poets United – Kintsugi:  Art of Mending (golden repair) “And they can’t understand, what hurts more — Missing the other person or pretending not to.” — Khadija Rupa, Unexpressed Feelings Kintsugi (golden joinery), also known as Kintsukuroi (golden … Continue reading

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