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Groovin’

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads –  Just One Word:  Groovy (posted by Marian) You felt it-the Groove. If you were in it you were groovy. Music, hair, color, clothes, speech, and accessories. Not groovy? Ah man, then everyone … Continue reading

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Painting Voices

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Voice In this motif, voice is not a literary technique, but the willingness to speak from a specific point of view despite fear of consequences. That is today’s theme: the bravery or bravado of insisting … Continue reading

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Mind Betrayal

Written for:  Poetic Asides #399 – Write a betrayal poem. Her words betrayed her mind by leaving her mouth as unintentional nonsense. Saddest part-her frustration. She knew her words were wrong.

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A Woman Speaks Out

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #294 Words:  single, grin, slack, trim, shell, handle, strap, can, undo, live, vent, cheer She is venting, a trim single woman, a mother, orating to loud cheers at the band shell. Concert For Peace … Continue reading

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Altered Sayings

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads Recycle a Saying (Poetry and Flash Fiction with Magaly) I invite you to take a famous proverb, change some of its keywords, then use the altered version to write a new three-stanza poem … Continue reading

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And The People Spoke

Written for:  dVerse Poets – Quadrille #25, dawn You might have noticed that we favor words for the Quadrille that can be used as both nouns and verbs. Or maybe you would like to make it dawnlike. Dawn is also … Continue reading

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Growing Up Brooklyn

Written for:  NaPoWriMo – Day 18 Today, I’d like to challenge you to write a poem that incorporates “the sound of home.” Think back to your childhood, and the figures of speech and particular ways of talking that the people … Continue reading

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Uses of Tin “Furl”

Written for:  Margo Roby’s Poem Tryouts:  “Image Work” The four things I can immediately associate with the act of furling, are sails, flags, umbrellas, and fern fronds. Ferns furl themselves, but I grew up associating that verb with them. I … Continue reading

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