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“silent, like sleep”

Written for: The Twiglets #227 – silent, like sleep Bedroom seemed silent, we thought he was asleep, ’til he snorted like a tea kettle. Only the sleep of the dead is silent. she sleeps soundly no expression on her face … Continue reading

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Substitute A Smile

Written for: Poets and Storytellers United Weekly Scribblings #59: “Wait For It! (posted by Rommy) “Hello, Word Artists and Admirers! For this week’s prompt, I’m revisiting a favorite of mine, Hamilton. I’ve selected five lines from the musical to inspire … Continue reading

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Backyard Snooze

Written for: Sunday Whirl #489 Words: check, dry, sleeping, haze, spine, silence, risk, bank, when, yard, metal, head He sleeps in silence, spine curved under a hazy sun. His head rests on a peacock blue backyard pillow. Far in the … Continue reading

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Ghosts of Parents Passed

Written for: Poets and Storytellers United Writers’ Pantry #44: Of Death and Ghosts in Books I have yet to be visited by Mom’s other-worldly presence. Dad has dropped in, silent, hint of a smile. He does not speak, but I … Continue reading

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Resting

Written for: Poets and Storytellers United Weekly Scribblings #35: The Joy of Rest (posted by Rommy) “Write about rest.” Rest for the body, rest for the mind. A recharging to quiet tense muscles, to slow the grind -ing of teeth … Continue reading

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Cage of Guilt

Written for:  Quickly – “bird in a guilty cage” – Play It As It Lays You fill my cage with your green guilt. You deny me my freedom, denied your own. Once I sang vibrato flitting from branch to branch. … Continue reading

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“a great silence”

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1391 – A Great Silence  (Taken from a poem of Rumi’s) birds sing leaves rustle no human sound © Chèvrefeuille   Here is my attempt: sad silence one voice less that makes me smile a good friend is … Continue reading

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Double Staircase, Double Life?

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Bits of Inspiration~Stairs (posted by Susie) Descend the double staircase exuding elegance and charm. Wealthy couple greet their guests in the foyer. Blue and ivory oriental carpets, and cherrywood occasional tables displaying … Continue reading

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hush

Written for:Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #15 – “Soliloquy no Renga” A chain poem but written by one person.  Taken from Jane Reichhold. silence the dust of stars shining radiance                        … Continue reading

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your silence

Written for:  Carpe Diem – The Sound of Silence #1 – Intro “How to bring “silence within”, “inner stillness” or “silence” into your haiku? That was the first thought that came in mind, but than I had a “revelation” … Haiku … Continue reading

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