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Liberty Lies Low

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Lady Liberty  (posted by Susan) “Speak to Lady Liberty, or let Her speak in your new poem. Is Ms. Liberty someone you know?” My eyes weep at promises you did not keep. Belittled yearning of … Continue reading

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Speak Up!

Written for:  Poetics Aside #415 Write an I Believe You poem.  This could be a poem about someone’s vision for the future or someone’s story of the past. It could be a poem about a real person, a fictional character, or … Continue reading

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The Bashful Burglar

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #308 Words:  flees, mask, cream, need, digs, brutally, see, scorn, face, skin, storm, poet Masked man flees after brutal act. Storms woman’s digs, ashamed to show face, for fear folks will scorn his desperate … Continue reading

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Symbol

Written for:  Elizabeth’s Creativity Challenge Word for Today:  Symbol Ebenezer Scrooge counted his pennies, miserly in manner of living. Even he was capable of change. Today I see weasels everywhere–sly, blood-thirsty–dancing and darting around principles, facts, and decency. When weasels … Continue reading

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I Am Sorry

Written for:  NaPoWriMo – Day 9 This one sounds simple, but it can be pretty difficult. Today, I challenge you to write a poem that includes a line that you’re afraid to write. This might be because it expresses something … Continue reading

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Thief in the Valley

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #217 Words:  valley, evict, try, threat, deny, dash, nick, free, flee, trick, scent, subside Threatened with eviction from the valley for nicking an antique ashtray during Tuesday’s rally, he denies, lies, finally sighs. His … Continue reading

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