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The Failed Escape

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – For Your Consideration – Meta-Fours “Use one of these 4 metaphors as a title or part of your poem:” “A PITCHER OF BITTERNESS” “A TASTE OF SACRIFICE” “A HOUSE OF DELIGHT” “BLOOD ON YOUR HANDS” … Continue reading

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Shock After Years

Written for:  Go Dog Go Café – Tuesday Writing Prompt Challenge Write something that ends with the phrase, “she tasted like memory.” Is that her? Oh no, heartache, heartache for more years than I would like to recall. She had … Continue reading

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Light Torn Away

Written for:  Sunday Whirl Wordle #452 Words:  dream, torn, light, lift, mourn, tiny, fire, truth, shy, shock, lock, stories Light torn from day lifted away, and replaced by a firestorm of shocking illness. We are locked in a nightmare of mourning … Continue reading

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Follow A Parolee?

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2020 PAD Challenge:  Day 3 Write a “Follow (blank)” poem. Oh come one, parolee taunts his old friend. For once, take a chance, put it in your pocket. Fearful friend scoops up a watch. The … 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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shock

Written for:  The Twiglets #91 – “a slight shock” more than a light shock when he was hit by lightning Each item is a slighter shock on the evening news A shock-jock promoting hatred on a radio station in Madrid … Continue reading

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An Extra Gift

Written for:  Poems of Garden Gnomes – “Expect The Unexpected” Today, write the unexpected. Some surprise you never saw coming. Give it an optimistic twist, we can all use a boost now and again. Long in labor, she gave birth, … Continue reading

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