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Erosion of Earth

Written for: Go Dog Go Cafe (posted by Devereaux and Beth) “Write a poem using the words: negative, balance, erosion.” erosion of earth will leave us all with a negative balance https://godoggocafe.com/2021/05/11/tuesday-writing-prompt-challenge-tuesday-may-11-2021/

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Why Did You Leave?

Written for: April 2021 PAD Challenge – Day 24 “Write a question poem.” How can it be that I’m so cold? Your absence. Why can’t I listen to music? Makes me blue. Why did you leave without a word? Come … Continue reading

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Crows Calling At Night

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics: China-Kingdom of the Poem (posted by Laura Bloomsbury) “The Poetics’ Challenge here is: Select any ONE of the above poems and with as many re-reads as you need, imagine what the poet has … Continue reading

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The Seder

Written for: Poetic Bloomings 2 – Prompt #331, I Didn’t Sign Up For This . . . All the family I took for granted always sat at this long table on the first night of Passover. Most of them are … Continue reading

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A Face Speaks Silently

Written for: Sunday Muse #152 Anger in his eyes matches intensity of a hurt, pouting bottom lip. He stares at her with forest eyes darkening, giving a surreal look to the sclera. He stares at her in disbelief, wanting to … Continue reading

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The Affects

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #288 – “Charting A New Course” “We’ve been sequestered, isolated, quarantined and separated. I can tell you from first hand experience that our lives have been changed. I’m sure many of us can. What … Continue reading

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World View

Written for:  Go Dog Go Café – Tuesday Writing Prompt – “My World” A deep feeling of sadness permeates my world. Why does it feel overwhelming all at once, I wonder. Deaths of family, and friends, changes in relationships, dreaded … Continue reading

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Pondering Moon

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #450 Words:  battle, spread, moon, orange, curve, carve, sad, home, free, lives, lies, states As an opulent orange sun sets, a lemon-drop moon spreads light across the sky. Inside the curve, face of moon … Continue reading

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Hypnotic Eyes

Written for:  Sunday Muse #98 – Eyes Without A Face The light and dark- colored eyes seem to move, to follow me as I sit studying them. Each one is teary, weary of the world. One has golden tear drops, … Continue reading

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Landai

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Write a Landay (or a series of Landai) – (posted by Sanaa) “Landay” is  a traditional Afghan form which consists of a single couplet. There are nine syllables in the first line … Continue reading

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