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How To Refresh

Written for:  Poetic Asides #431 – Write a refresh poem. Did not close down properly– refresh the page Aw Snap! Something went wrong– refresh the page Clear your cache and cookies– refresh the page Get off iPad, slam it closed– … Continue reading

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Nature’s Constant

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads:  Weekend Challenge – The News (posted by Brendan) The amount of news we are now confronted with is immense. In 2011, information scientists deduced that Americans took in five times as much information … Continue reading

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Feathered Quill

Written for:  Quickly #14 Someone has given you a fine pen. Feathered quill finely tipped pot of purple ink sitting on my window sill for I am ill equipped to and dip and blot, I think. https://imprompt.wordpress.com/2017/01/14/qkj-14/

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If I Can’t Have Wings . . .

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Aviation Write from the point of view of someone looking out the window of a flying machine. “Thank God men cannot fly, and lay waste the sky as well as the earth.” ~ Henry David Thoreau … Continue reading

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The Unskilled C.I.

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2016 Chapbook Challenge – Day 5 For today’s prompt, write a wire poem. A wire poem could be about something that needs wires–like maybe a robot, TV, or automobile. But birds huddle on telephone wires, … Continue reading

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All The Bells and Whistles

Written for: Poetic Asides November 2015 Challenge – Day 10 Two-for-Tuesday – Write a technology poem and/or an anti-technology poem. Cells, bells, drones, email, Instagram, Facebook. Digital scales and cameras, clocks with red lights. Green light-your computer sleeps, while you … Continue reading

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Invasion

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2015 Challenge – Day 6 Write a “we are being watched” poem. Humankind has really created a bunch of, umm, interesting things over the past 150 years or so. Some of it has helped save … Continue reading

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In a Flash

Written for:  dVerse Poets, Art of Nick Gentry Reading, holding pages, and turning them slowly. A mind being built of soft storage, hardens. Hypnotic images flash, sometimes scroll by too fast to fathom. Rustling sounds slip away, leaving a series … Continue reading

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