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focus

Written for:  The Twiglets #150 – “just focus” Focus. This is number one. This is number two. Which looks clearer? Okay, let’s do it again. Focus. Hokus-Pokus if you focus on my right hand you will never see my left … Continue reading

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But You Said . . .

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm:  Pun-Ku  (for Sal) (1) Unlike the haiku that allows for a less than strict adherence to the 17-syllable rule, the pun-ku must be exactly 17 syllables long. (2) It contains only four (4) lines … Continue reading

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Fuming Feline

Written for:  Sunday Muse #60 First of all, it is no longer the Victorian era. Remove this starched piece of cheap collar immediately. I am not posing in this monstrosity. There could be a roomful of cats waiting for portraits, … Continue reading

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Up With Cake

Written for dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #79, “Up with Poems, People”  (posted by De) “This week’s word is our tiniest yet. Today, I want you play with the word “up.” Noun, verb, adverb, adjective…this wee word is versatile, and … Continue reading

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Non-Adages and Stuff

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #67 – “early”  (posted by Kim) “This week I’d like you to think about early experience, early childhood, being early for an appointment or date, early blooming or early retirement – it’s up … Continue reading

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Smelly Rooster

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #66  (posted by WhimsyGizmo) “Yuck It Up” Dunno about you, but I’m needing a bit of levity this week, so I’d like you to play around with a fun and funny-sounding word:  YUCK … Continue reading

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Where One Potato Leads

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #214 – “Your Number’s Up” What do numbers have to do with poetry, you ask? We use meter and rhythm to pace our poems. We count syllables in Fibonacci and Haiku/Senryu/Boketto. We number 14 … Continue reading

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Beach Breezes

Written for:  Poetics Aside #433 – Write a fun poem. In a cabin on a hill overlooking glistening ocean, we were four friends at leisure. On arrival, the guys batted a ball around using two large umbrellas.  I have the … Continue reading

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Complex Directions

Written for:  Poetic Asides #429 – Write a direction poem. “For today’s prompt, write a direction poem. Of course, there’s north, east, west, south; backward and forward; up and down. But direction could also equate to stage directions, parental directions, … Continue reading

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Ignored On A Shelf

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – “Chilling Out”   (posted by Lillian) Pick something that resides in or out of your refrigerator.  Let that be the inspiration for a poem. Oh, it’s okay, ignore me. I am one glass jar, of … Continue reading

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