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Around That Corner

Written for: The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #577 Words: breath, trust, thought, willow, ego, focus, forgive, kind, guard, pot, yourself, end When you thought that you could no longer focus on trust or forgive its crushing disillusionment, despondency put you on … Continue reading

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Woman

Written for: The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #558 Words: plant, blood, slice, love, womb, screams, downstream, flesh, rose, eggs, pins, burns Planting his feet firmly, he tries to pin her down, make a decision. She wants to scream. It is a … Continue reading

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Sounds of a Summer Evening

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – MTB with dissonance (posted by Bjorn) “Poets usually strive to make a poem easy and pleasant to read, and often those tools are based on vocal harmonies, through the meter, rhyme, assonance, or consonance. … Continue reading

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“boxed relics”

Written for: The Twiglets #251 – “boxed relics” Box discovered in Mom’s closet held treasured photos and letters from Dad. Wish I knew what became of a box containing a braid of my hair. she smiles as wooden box is … Continue reading

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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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