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Sunset Sonnet

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Sunset  (posted by Sumana) The sunset is a short-lived period that begins in the evening and also ends there creating perhaps a moment of pause, a time for stress release. It definitely wipes out the … Continue reading

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Love Cut Short

Written for:  Poetics Aside 2018 April PAD Challenge – Day 17 Two-for-Tuesday – Write a love/anti-love poem. She was the only true love of his life, never a question–they belonged together. In their youth, she was sure she’d become his … Continue reading

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Where Am I?

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  “This One’s On Me”  (posted by Paul) We are of course a pub where only virtual drinks are drunk and where the the real selection on offer is the talent of the group … Continue reading

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Always, Grace

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Grace  (posted by Paul) “What does the word Grace conjure up for you? How does it manifest in your life? In your writing? How might you weave it into a poem?” She radiated an … Continue reading

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Smaller Family

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Celebration  (posted by Sumana Roy) There’s no dearth of celebrations in this world. From the tiniest particle to the cosmos is in a mood of celebration. For people everywhere there are funny, bizarre, interesting, solemn, … Continue reading

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Any Age

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2017 Chapbook Challenge – Day 14 Two-for-Tuesday:  Write a sonnet or other traditional form poem and/or write an anti-sonnet or anti-traditional form poem. I look back with nostalgia at childhood memories, wearing rose-colored glasses. Life … Continue reading

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A Forward Looking Man

Written for:  Poetics Aside November 2017 Chapbook Challenge For today’s prompt, write a new day poem. Often, I think of a new day meaning a positive move in a new direction. However, it could be the opposite. Or it could … Continue reading

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Power Unleashed

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Weekend Mini-Challenge:  Juice (posted by Brendan MacOdrum) For this challenge, write a poem about power in your life and the world. Write about family or creativity or instinct, plugging in or playing … Continue reading

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No More Blood

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~War and Peace

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Sonnet for Emily

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads  – The Tuesday Platform The Tiger (William Blake) Please link up and share a poem with us, and visit to read the writing of others. How I admire your brief language poems, eloquent … Continue reading

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