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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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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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