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What Drives Me To Pick Up A Pen

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #230, “Motivation” – What gets you (keeps you)  on track?  Write a poem about what motivates you to write. If I hear a funny conversation, see an unusual sight, I write. If I think of … Continue reading

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Survey Says

Written for:  Poetic Asides, Prompt #464 For today’s prompt, write a survey poem. Answering survey questions may sound like a boring poem, but I’m sure someone can come up with a fun version of that poem. But there’s more a … Continue reading

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2018

Written for:  Poetic Asides #463 – Write a ten poem.  “The poem could have ten lines, ten syllables, and/or have ten syllables per line. Maybe it’s about the number ten. Or name ten things that you love, hate, or collect. … Continue reading

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Creeping Sadness

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – “Mono no Aware”  (posted by Toni) All of us are seeing the year slowly die. This brings me to a Japanese phrase – mono no aware (moh noh noh ah wah ray) … Continue reading

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If You

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – “All in November’s Soaking Mist” (posted by Sanaa) “Pablo Neruda was born on 12th July,1904, in Parral, Chile. His poems can be described as subtle and elegant, as well as being vigorous … Continue reading

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Self-Blame

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Wordy Thursday with Wild Woman~Earth Grief “The topic of climate change is on our minds and on the news these days as never before. Floods, hurricanes, wildfires, a heating planet, melting poles: … Continue reading

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Restore

Written for:  Miz Quickly – Two Word, “carry me” Restore my senses to carefree clarity Carry me on your shoulders, Dad, down to the hem of ocean foam, like you did when I was a child. Restore my senses to … Continue reading

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Power Is Not Knowledge

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  7 and 7 (7th Anniversary)  (posted by Gospel) and for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – The ‘Tuesday Platform”  (posted by Sanaa) The “seven deadlies” as they are known in pop culture, are: … Continue reading

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Lonely Raven

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Artistic Interpretations with Margaret “Perhaps you can place yourself within the painting… or have your poem take on the qualities of the animals Toril has so masterfully painted. Maybe make up a … Continue reading

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“all too often”

Written for:  the Twiglets #81 – “all too often” all too often life seems unfair often, too many children are caught up in circumstances they do not understand all, too often, does not mean everyone All too often, she said, … Continue reading

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