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Asleep in a Fairy Tale

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #420 To sleep, Perchance “I’ve been having a recurrence of my sleep issues … it’s all that’s on my mind of late. So to exorcize those demons, I’m asking for sleep poems. Poems about … Continue reading

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Mouse in the Wall

Written for: April 2022 PAD – Day 6 “Write a ____ in the ______ poem.” You are counting sheep in an effort to sleep when you hear something creep in your wall’s concrete. Click, click, click of rodent feet scuttle … Continue reading

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She Dreams Again

Written for: The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #546 Words: whirred, dawn, tips, off, again, awoke, mists, laughed, shouldered, blur, quiet, stretched She dreams again of a long ago love. He, a broad shouldered, black- haired man who could make her laugh … 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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Laboring

Written for:  dverse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday – Labor  (posted by Frank Tassone) Write a haibun that alludes to Workers, Labor Day, the former and current struggles of Workers, or anything else labor related.   Being familiar with health … Continue reading

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haiku “photo-shopped”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #82 Introducing a new feature … “photo-shopping haiku” Photo-shopping sounds awful but, I think it’s possible to “photo-shop” haiku and tanka too. Just a little change can make the difference between a good haiku … Continue reading

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the air sleeps

Written for:  The Twiglets #122 – “the air sleeps” The air sleeps, but does it dream? She sleepwalks on many a cold night, and does not feel the frigid air. On a still summer evening in a tranquil setting you … Continue reading

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Italian Folksongs

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1509 Back to were we started … Italy Italian folk songs include ballads, lyrical songs, lullabies and children’s songs, seasonal songs based around holidays such as Christmas, life-cycle songs that celebrate weddings, baptisms and other important events, … Continue reading

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After Midnight

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #359 Words:  lawn, turbulent, cabinet, stove, minute, lust, boat, shed, electric, hand, clock, pillow Hands of electric clock meet at midnight. Set book on night table, try to close my eyes before next minute … Continue reading

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Day Light

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Meeting the Bar: Critique and Craft   (Posted by Frank) – The topic today is sleep. “Sleep can suggest many things: rest, dreams, nightmares, or even death. Some people view sleep as a waste of time. Some … Continue reading

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