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“no surprise”

Written for:  The Twiglets #106 – “no surprise” No surprise in her eyes entering her party. She faked a gasp, smartly. There are no surprises anymore, said the cynic until she met Santa Claus, broken leg at a clinic. super … Continue reading

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A Friend

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Surprise!  (posted by Susan) Write a new poem with surprise as a recurring motif. The poem itself need not surprise, but if you can wake us up a little through a pleasant surprise, do! “Expect … Continue reading

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Dad’s 65th

Written for:  Poetics Aside #445 – Write a special day poem. A friend’s yard festooned with balloons, Old English Sheepdog looking alarmed at large gathering, family and friends to celebrate together in July’s lovely weather. Surprised 65th for my deserving … Continue reading

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avalanche

Written for:  The Twiglets #66 – “like an avalanche” like an avalanche old age surprised me all at once buried in an avalanche of tax receipts There once was a woman named Blanche who swept in like an avalanche When … Continue reading

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An Extra Gift

Written for:  Poems of Garden Gnomes – “Expect The Unexpected” Today, write the unexpected. Some surprise you never saw coming. Give it an optimistic twist, we can all use a boost now and again. Long in labor, she gave birth, … Continue reading

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The New Kid

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #312 Words:  play, push, stone, answer, bag, band, back, agent, laugh, smoke bare, reflect Bullies laughed after pushing the new kid onto the stone floor of the playground. Easy target, they thought. Kid carrying … Continue reading

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Woman, Grown

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1121, Growth […] “There I was, being reborn, wanting to be bathed both inside and out by the immense sun that was shining and that was asking me to continue to grow more.” […] (Source: The Pilgrimage … Continue reading

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