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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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Children’s Treasures

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Prosery:  Memories with the trees  (posted by Merrill) “Prosery is our latest addition to the dVerse universe. This will be our fourth prosery prompt. If you’re not yet acquainted with the dVerse term, let … Continue reading

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Witness, Survivor

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Remembering September 11, 2001 “Post a remembrance poem for 9-11. Whether it’s an old poem you had written then, or a new tribute written for this prompt, post it or as many as you’d wish. … Continue reading

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A Quatrain

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – “Quatrain” (posted by Frank) “The poetry form for the next two weeks will be the quatrain, a poem with one or more four lined stanzas variously patterned with rhyme and meter. Welcome to the pub.” … Continue reading

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old friend

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1669 Tan Renga Challenge Month May 2019 (16) white crane “Today I have a beautiful haiku by a classical master, Kikaku, an apprentice and very close friend of Basho. They loved each other dearly. Here is … Continue reading

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A September Morning

Written for:  Wednesday Muse #9  (posted by Toni) “I am making this short and sweet: write about an anniversary or several in one poem. Let’s try our best to make this true poetry instead of prose broken into lines. Fireblossom … Continue reading

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Sadness

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 April PAD Challenge – Day 9 (Two-for-Tuesday) Write a love poem and/or anti-love poem Love You are gone, still unreal to me. I look at your photos– wide smile greets me in each one. Wish … Continue reading

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