Tag Archives: Sad

Missing

Written for: Poets and Storytellers United Writers’ Pantry #59: Love and Loss (posted by Magaly) “If you have ever lost someone, you know just how true Dessen’s words are. Grief, like love, is forever—it dulls, it grows, it changes… but … Continue reading

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Hug-less

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #121 Let’s Embrace (posted by Merrill) “In this time of global pandemic, most of us are not hugging people who are not in our bubble, and most of us are not going out … Continue reading

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Sobbing In The Moonlight

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics: Stepping Off The Sidewalk (posted by Laura Bloomsbury) “There is a place where the sidewalk ends And before the street begins, And there the grass grows soft and white…” Shel Silverstein “For this … Continue reading

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Biscuit Bummer

Written for: Poetics Aside PAD November 2020 Challenge – Day 5 “For today’s prompt, write a ruin poem. The poem could be about visiting some ancient ruins. Or you could write about ruining a situation or ruining a recipe (I’ve … Continue reading

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Frank N. Stein

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #308 “Where Have You Gone, Lon Chaney? “We’re creeping (great word for the time) toward All Hallow’s Eve and the marathon of spooky monster movies on television. Names like Karloff, Legosi, Cushing, Lee have … Continue reading

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The Saddest Color

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  Seeing Red!  (posted by sarahsouthwest) “Tonight, I want to celebrate the colour red. What a powerful colour it is – it always sends a strong message. Let’s think for a moment about what … Continue reading

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Cop Culture

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm Poet – Found Poetry “FOUND poetry is all about taking words that were not meant to be a poem in their original form, and turning them in to a poem. These words/phrases/sentences come from … Continue reading

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Uneven Halves

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Weekend Mini-Challenge: “Just One Word” – Halved  (Imagined by Marian)   Learn your math now, or you won’t know a whole from a half. http://withrealtoads.blogspot.com/

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Sparkles at Night

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl #415 Words:  sham, shimmy, fit, wrap, call, choke, lift, spray, corner, scars, dawn, shell She’s a sham. She shimmy-shakes– choker on her neck–wrapped in fitted red velvet, unsuccessfully hiding her scars. Last call at the … Continue reading

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best friends

Written for: Carpe Diem #1692 Summer Love … extreme haibun “This month we will see a lot of examples of love in Japanese poetry, but for starters I have chosen to challenge you with the creation of a so called … Continue reading

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