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Love Move

Written for: Poetic Asides PAD November Challenge – Day 2 “Write an unexpected poem.” A man moved from northern Alaska sans girlfriend, although he had asked her. Retired and comfy he still missed his honey ’til she showed up one … Continue reading

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“jampots and butter”

Written for: The Twiglets – “jampots & butter” Well butter me up and slather me with jam– haven’t seen you in ages! I am a blackberry jampot thick and fragrant, looking for spot. A creamy soft butter would make my … Continue reading

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Stuck On A Bus

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 –  Prompt #262 – “Where’d The Car Go? “As long as we’re reminiscing, think back (for some of us, WAY back) to the first time you drove a car (not ride in a car as a … Continue reading

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Mallomar Mania

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – July 1 – P.E.O.D (poem every other day) Memoir Chapbook Challenge – “Laugh, Laugh” “We find humor in the strangest places. And what makes me laugh may be different from what amuses you! It is … Continue reading

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A Silly Campfire Story

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #410 Words:  words, here, tank, vein, tail, melt, air, create, team, rope, match Here are all the words you need to create your masterpiece. You have no team to help you so breathe in … Continue reading

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Briefs Encounter

Written for:  Poetic Asides #482 “For today’s prompt, write a brief poem. Sure, the poem itself can be brief (in the sense that it’s very concise). But the poem could be about a brief event. Or it could feature a … Continue reading

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Remove Blindfold

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #241 – Motivation:  Adventure “Undertaking an unexpected exploration is a worthwhile endeavor” “We are word explorers. Always on the hunt for the right thought to inspire and the right word to achieve our goal: … Continue reading

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Fears Of A New Kid

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #388 Words:  stalls, chance, mouse, round, story, emerge, vents, clay, puddle, hinge, pulses, chain New kid in school has a round clay-colored face. Mousy strands of hair emerge from his scalp. He knows his … Continue reading

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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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