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Oh My Aching Knees

Written for:  Go Dog Go Cafe – Tuesday Writing Prompt:  “Write a pieces of prose or poetry around the phrase, “on our knees”. On our knees we searched for my keys increasingly displeased by the wide hem of trees from … Continue reading

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“gossiping trees”

Written for:  The Twiglets #176 – “gossiping trees” Keep away from me, Elm. That Dutch disease may arise again. Would you just look at that cherry, always weeping. Japanese maple burgundy feathers sway looks like an umbrella There once was … Continue reading

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Autumn’s Gold

Poetics Aside April 2020 PAD Challenge – Day 9 Write an ekphrastic poem. Gold of autumn shines through trees Tell  me who walks these woods, please, in whose outer limits, dwell dark seas. A light beckons me to follow its … Continue reading

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Sevenling . . . three robins

Written for:  Poetic Asides Countdown to Challenge:  T-minus 7  – Write a short poem.  For:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm Poet – Sevenling “The first three lines should contain an element of three. It could be three connected or contrasting statements, … Continue reading

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Hypophora*

Written for:  Poets and Storytellers United – Weekly Scribblings #11 “Hypophora and all that”  (posted by Sanaa) *a writer raises questions and immediately provides an answer. The major purpose of using hypophora is to create curiosity among the readers, while … Continue reading

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Apple Accolades

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  Apple  (posted by Anmol) How do you feel when someone near says, ‘you are the apple of my eye’?  Special. You sigh at being aligned with a red-skinned, succulent fruit. In The Wizard … Continue reading

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winter trees

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1789 – The Winter Trees (Crossroads) The task is to create a “fusion-ku” from the two given haiku and create a Troiku with it, so this episode is a “Crossroads” episode. Here are the two haiku … Continue reading

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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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