Tag Archives: Triolet

Unsettling World

Written for:  Poetic Asides 466 – The the phrase (adjective (noun), and replace it with the title of your poem. I watch the news through finger slats hoping to see just half the terror. Morning arrives, more tweeted spats. I … Continue reading

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For Mom and Dad

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2018 November PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 4 For today’s prompt, write an apologetic poem. Maybe the poem itself is a first person apology. Or it could be about someone apologizing to someone else. Or maybe … Continue reading

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Food Balancing

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Balance  (posted by Susan) Explore the possibilities of balance in a new poem. “You have to laugh at the things that hurt you just to keep yourself in balance.” ―Ken Kesey I try to eat … Continue reading

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Reverie

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Camera FLASH! (posted by Kerry) It is time to strike a pose with our photographic challenge for July. Here I sit in reverie though it is bath time, I know. Dawn of … Continue reading

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Heartburn

Written for:  Poetic Asides #439 – Write a heart poem. I should have known my heart would burn, but oh, that garlic bread was tasty. By now you’d think I would have learned. I should have known my heart would … Continue reading

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New Drug

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2018 April PAD Challenge – Day 11 Write a warning poem. Brand new drug out on the market, one a day and you’ll be glowing. You can purchase it at Target. Stop this drug if you … Continue reading

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Follow Your Gut

Written for:  Poetics Aside #430 Write an annoyance poem.  It could be about a small annoyance (like the power shutting off here for a few hours this morning). Or it could be about an annoyance that is somewhat more significant. Maybe … Continue reading

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Another Day

Written for:  Poetic Asides #428 – Another ________ Another day, another shooting another casket, another child lost. More time wasting, leaders sit disputing. Another day, another shooting in blood and grief the country is stewing. No action taken, look what … Continue reading

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Hurting Heart

Written for:  Poetic Asides #424 – Write a sick poem. One school shooting after another Each time new horror sickens my heart when I see their faces–father, mother. One school shooting after another Anxiety for our safety hovers, pall shrouds … Continue reading

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Still Mending

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads -The Tuesday Platform  (posted by Sanaa) Read, Share, Enjoy! Moon casts a spotlight over lake Centered in pool are two white swans She sees them and her heart aches Moon casts a spotlight … Continue reading

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