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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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All Thoughts Have Merit

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 April PAD – Day 15 “Write a prediction poem.  Make a prediction, write another person’s correct or incorrect prediction.” She said, careful, rain storms tonight thought she was right He said our snowstorm would be … Continue reading

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Sitting In Your Kitchen

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings In-Form:  Decuain “Our return to the Decuain (pronounced deck•won), features a short poem made up of 10 lines. There are 10 syllables per line, and the poem is written in iambic pentameter. It may be written … Continue reading

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cold iron

Written for:  The Twiglets #116 – “like cold iron” She lay down next to him; his arm felt like cold iron. Sky was a sheet of cold iron winter before the storms began. Winter, for a child, is frosty fun. … Continue reading

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