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Spice of Life

Written for: April 2022 PAD Challenge – Day 10 “Write a taste poem.” An ethereal flavor, chocolate mousse, melts on your tongue like silk. Careful, it’s rich. Cannot be mistaken for chocolate moose. If it is tart for which you … Continue reading

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Unlikely Place

Written for: Poetic Asides PAD November 2020 Challenge – Day 6 “For today’s prompt, write an in medias res poem. In medias res means in the middle of the narrative. Or think of it as starting in the middle of … Continue reading

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Wild White Horse

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2020 PAD Challenge – Day 15 Write a dream poem. A wild white horse galloped off on shaky legs. He lowered his head to drink from many streams. Cloaked in confusion, he saw fine fields … Continue reading

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Patti Smith

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 PAD November Chapbook Challenge – Day 18 “For today’s prompt, write a music poem. Write about your favorite song, band, performer. Or write about your distaste for music. Just mention a tune in passing, or … Continue reading

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Explanation To A Dog

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm Poet – Terza Rima “Terza rima is a three-line stanza using chain rhyme in the pattern ABA BCB CDC DED. There is no limit to the number of lines, but poems or sections of … Continue reading

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Tolerance and Acceptance

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 April PAD Challenge – Day 25 Write an exile poem. They flee their countries in abject terror, their journeys arduous, filled with danger. So why do they chance this trial and error? Their language is … Continue reading

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For Love Of A Daughter

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2018 November PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 16 “For today’s prompt, write a brave poem. There are many instances of bravery each and every day. For some, bravery is running into a burning building to save … Continue reading

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Graffiti or Not?

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2018 April PAD Challenge – Day 18 Write a temptation poem. A poster glued to building’s wall, so large in glare of midday sun. I heard the magic marker’s call. A mustache would be loads of … Continue reading

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The Yellow Corvette

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Fussy Little Forms:  Terza Rima (posted by Maria) The yellow Corvette has stories to tell like that time his bumper was hung with tin cans for newlyweds embarking on a trip for … Continue reading

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Foundation

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2017 Chapbook Challenge – Day 21 Two-for-Tuesday:  Write a construction and/or deconstruction poem. A solid foundation is vital for a building to endure . Quality should never be stifled. If materials are recycled, integrity must … Continue reading

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