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Strength to Stand Tall

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #371 Words:  stand, awful, face, sex, know, here, worry, knock, fact, talk, blend, plans Remarks ran rampant here in this close-knit town, where everyone knew each other’s business. Oh, how awful, the fact that … Continue reading

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Recovery

Written for:  The Sunday Muse #20 Image Source Aftermath of storm, destruction boardwalk swept lamps are lit rides will run, vendors hawk wares. We will come back, strong. http://thesundaymuse.blogspot.com/

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Foundation

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2017 Chapbook Challenge – Day 21 Two-for-Tuesday:  Write a construction and/or deconstruction poem. A solid foundation is vital for a building to endure . Quality should never be stifled. If materials are recycled, integrity must … Continue reading

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See Through Closet

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #324 Words:   bellow, deny, sly, weave, rent, drop, decline, smile, child, fate, blossom, closet Do not bellow at me. I will drop you like a stitch unravel your weave to twisted yarn, pluck you … Continue reading

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Some Insights I Have Gained

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Journey “Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home.”__ Anna Quindlin, How Reading Changed My Life “Not a single atom in this universe … Continue reading

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Behind Iron

Written for:  dVerse Poets – Quadrille #40 – “free”  (posted by whimsygizmo) Today, let’s go free-falling. In other words, I want you to write us a poem of exactly 44 words, including some form of the word free. Vague vibrations … Continue reading

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“dandelion, dandelion”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge Month 2017 #12 dandelion, dandelion (Ogiwara Seisensui) dandelion dandelion on the sandy beach spring opens its eyes                         © Ogiwara Seisensui youngsters … Continue reading

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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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Feel The Power

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~A Woman’s Day:  Be Bold For A Change International Women’s Day, originally called International Working Women’s Day, is celebrated on March 8 every year. It’s a global day to honor women’s achievement in social, economic, … Continue reading

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Leaving On A High Note

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #286 Words:  challenge, face, half, melody, rag, resound, rhythms, root, song, stool, unusual, upright Age resounds in each bone and muscle. Not unusual that her famous face falls a bit loosely now, as do her … Continue reading

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