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Proud Parent

Written for:  Poetics Aside 2019 PAD November Chapbook Challenge – Day 13 Write a persona poem.  Take on the persona of someone or something else. I stand so stately–proud without a sound except for my children who like rustling ’round … Continue reading

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Glow of Amber

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 PAD November Chapbook Challenge – Day 10 “For today’s prompt, take the phrase “(blank) of (blank),” replace the blanks with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, … Continue reading

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My Trees

Written for:  Poetic Asides #503 “For today’s prompt, take the phrase “My (blank),” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write your poem. Possible titles could include: “My … Continue reading

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Shifting Course

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #414 Words:  clouds, shy, light, but, fertile, pass, burn, shift, branch, blocks, course, rooted This poem is a shift in course. Shy, light clouds pass by, blocking a burning sun. This poem wonder-worries about … Continue reading

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Path Through Uncertainty

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Poems to Weather Uncertain Times (posted by Sanaa) “In our lives we encounter uncertainty a number of times. We live through each day with hope either blooming or dissipating in our hearts. When life seems … Continue reading

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Child’s POV of Nature

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday, “Lost and Found:  Nature’s Magic” (Posted by Merrill) “I found some inspiration again in “Brainpickings.” The post is about a book called Lost Words by Robert McFarlane and Jackie Morris. I haven’t … Continue reading

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Hanging Gardens of Babylon

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Gardens  (posted by Susan) “How does your garden grow?” ~ is a line from a nursery rhyme, and it is today’s challenge. Your garden can be vegetables or flowers or herbs or mythic or futuristic … Continue reading

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Soundless in Sadness

Written for:  Sunday Whirl, Wordle #408 Words:  cut, stars, water, dogwood, quiver, granite, earth, pill, rough, bell, dearth, garland This poem is a bell that no longer rings. Dogwoods shiver-quiver as they are roughly ripped from the earth where a … Continue reading

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Touch of Trees

Written for:  Wednesday Muse #10  (posted by Toni) “Shinrin Yoku” (Forest Bath) Shinrin Yoku – This is the healing way of Forest Therapy. It is the medicine of simply being in the forest. So write about tree healing. Write about … Continue reading

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Seasoned Evenings

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2019 April PAD Challenge – Day 26 For today’s prompt, write an evening poem. A poem about or during the night. Or take evening a completely different direction and think of evening the score or making … Continue reading

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