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The Klutz

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #303 Now That’s Awkward! Complete this simile: “As awkward as __________” A man who was grocery shopping reached for a jar of fudge topping He stretched out his hand watched jars topple from stand … Continue reading

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Shopping at the Staten Island Mall

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – July Covid-19 P.A.D. – Day 8 – Let’s Go Shopping “We’ve finally opened the Mall! (They haven’t really, not yet). Let’s walk the concourse and find us a new outfit to make us feel re-connected … Continue reading

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Total Chaos

Written for:  Poetics Aside April 2020 PAD – Day 29 Write a “Total (blank)” poem. Pushing through aisles is absolute chaos Rushing to shelves of meat With mask, no visible smiles this virus is beginning to break us Pushing through … Continue reading

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Joe Has A Bad Day

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #449 Words:  maze, wreck, crawl, back, armed, last, trapped, hand, stash, land, chatter, saw Armed with twenty-four rolls of toilet paper to add to his stash, Joe rushes out to his car only to … Continue reading

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Free Stuff

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 PAD November Chapbook Challenge – Day 16 Write a Free (blank) poem. A Friday in Costco is like a banquet, see customers run from counter to counter. Oh good, some eclairs–how many to get? Save … Continue reading

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Gourmet’s Delight

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm:  Duo-Rhyme “The Duo-rhyme, a poetic form created by Mary L. Ports, is a 10 or 12-line poem, with the first two and last two lines having the same rhyme scheme, and the center of … Continue reading

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Storm Coming

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Weekend Mini-Challenge “Mustn’t Be Fancy”  (posted by Magaly) “Mary Oliver, that wondrous word-loving mind who just crossed The Veil, said that poetry “mustn’t be fancy.” According to her, “whatever isn’t necessary shouldn’t … Continue reading

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No Cake Today

Written for:  Poetic Asides #450 – Write a something goes wrong poem. She shopped for some cake baking ingredients. Bag was heavy to hold as she walked to her car. Keys were at bottom of her shoulder bag. Shifted sack … Continue reading

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Pink

Written for the Mag #251 Sale at Pink?  She gazes at front window. No pink clothes are displayed. Maybe they will have an appropriate holiday gift for Aunt Martha, even if it is not pink. Then she realizes where she … Continue reading

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