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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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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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