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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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No Regrets

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2017 Challenge – Day 26 Write a regret poem. Once a woman filled with regrets of poor choices and uphill climbs, she ruminated, lived in her secrets thus missing moments most sublime. A day in older … Continue reading

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Wishing On Blossoms

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2017 Challenge – Day 11 Two-for-Tuesday:  Write a sonnet or write an anti-form poem. A full flowered spring, rebirth, renewal is under the wing of Autumn’s last chill, awaiting entrance as I await yours. ‘Tis … Continue reading

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Never Lose That Loving Feeling

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Fear When is fear helpful, harmful, present, banished? How do you know what to do with fear? YOUR CHALLENGE: In a new poem, unfold a truth you’ve learned about fear. “We are so scared of … Continue reading

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Sonnet #1

Written for Quickly #31 – RE-Vision Go back to something you wrote during week 1. Rewrite it into the form of a sonnet. Add or remove material as needed. (How you choose to define that is up to you. Google … Continue reading

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Adjustments

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Change “Be the change you want to see in the world.”—Mahatma Gandhi A hard adjustment, accepting change, to meet face to face, eye to eye. Resistant are we to re-arrange familiar lives, or to say … Continue reading

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