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Struggling To Find The Light

Written for:  Sunday Whirl, Wordle #427 Words:  ask, crime, salt, conduct, side, light, probe, chime, dime, hands, struggle, design Ask them how it is. Struggle to bring light back into their lives. Turn of a dime, ring of a chime, … Continue reading

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Witness, Survivor

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Remembering September 11, 2001 “Post a remembrance poem for 9-11. Whether it’s an old poem you had written then, or a new tribute written for this prompt, post it or as many as you’d wish. … 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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Blind Eye

Written for:  Poetics Aside #456 – Write a tragic poem. fish die animals starve people are bombed blind eye losing allies gaining dictators crimes against humanity blind eye opioid use intensifies black men are profiled justice has turned a blind … Continue reading

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Witness, Survivor

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2, #211 – “And I Quote” – Installment 1 Today’s quote: “If you wish to forget anything on the spot, make a note that this thing is to be remembered.” ~Edgar Allan Poe You are asked to … Continue reading

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Love Cut Short

Written for:  Poetics Aside 2018 April PAD Challenge – Day 17 Two-for-Tuesday – Write a love/anti-love poem. She was the only true love of his life, never a question–they belonged together. In their youth, she was sure she’d become his … Continue reading

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Stopped Short

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #319 Words:  crime, deliver, shine, gasping, feed, injure, see, chime, sing, tilt, argue, begin A budding career stopped short. No longer will she deliver songs to her audience. See, she was injured, left gasping … Continue reading

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Power Unleashed

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Weekend Mini-Challenge:  Juice (posted by Brendan MacOdrum) For this challenge, write a poem about power in your life and the world. Write about family or creativity or instinct, plugging in or playing … Continue reading

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Tragedy

Written for:  Poetic Asides November Chapbook Challenge – Day 10 For today’s prompt, write a tragic poem. Two courses of action here: Write a poem that is heavy, or write a poem that is light. Or write a poem that … Continue reading

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Changing Times

Written for:  Phoenix Rising, Destination:  St. Basil’s Cathedral, Red Square, Moscow The Cathedral of Vasily the Blessed (commonly known as Saint Basil’s Cathedral), is a church in Red Square in Moscow, Russia. The building, now a museum, is officially known … Continue reading

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