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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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What If I Had Been Normal?

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Words To Live By  (posted by Rommy) “I think anyone who has participated here is well aware of the power that words can have at just the right moment. I reflected a … Continue reading

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D.U.I.

Written for:  Sunday Whirl,  Wordle #432 Words:  middle, hope, divide, rally, reign, resign, villain, disguise, shade, chain, shoot, shame One afternoon in November when clouds reigned over sun, middle divider on highway was slammed by a villainous drunk driver. Shame … Continue reading

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A Hole of Hurt

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 PAD November Chapbook Challenge – Day 17 “For today’s prompt, write a health poem. It can be about any sort of health: mental, physical, psychological, emotional, etc. Or the health of your stock portfolio or … Continue reading

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