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In These Times

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 202 PAD Challenge – Day 2 Write a space poem. Open space in the fresh outdoors is the place for walking, keeping a six foot distance apart from other space-walkers in masks. We await news … Continue reading

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Awaiting Your Presence

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #90  (posted by WhimsyGizmo) “We’re all a-quiver” “This week, I’d like you to quench our thirst for poems by playing with the word quiver. Pair it in rhyme with shiver, or in alliteration … Continue reading

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Frustrated Biker

Written for Sunday Muse #56  (posted by Fireblossom) There you go, off to pee.  So easy for you, but what about me?  See any bathrooms around during the last fifty miles?  If I have to wait much longer, this helmet … Continue reading

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Missing: Spring

Written for:  Poetic Asides #476 – Write a Spring poem.  Believe it or not, today is the first day of spring (and my little brother’s birthday!). So write about birds and bees. Or break lines over the lack of spring-like … Continue reading

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Storm Coming

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Weekend Mini-Challenge “Mustn’t Be Fancy”  (posted by Magaly) “Mary Oliver, that wondrous word-loving mind who just crossed The Veil, said that poetry “mustn’t be fancy.” According to her, “whatever isn’t necessary shouldn’t … Continue reading

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lonely cricket

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge September 2018 Chained Together III (20) in an empty shoe “For this penultimate regular episode I have chosen a haiku by Virginia Popescu and I hope she will appreciate my choice. This “hokku” Virginia … Continue reading

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sweet scent

Written for:  Carpe Diem Weekend Meditation #50 – Rabindraneth Tagore’s “where shadow chases light”  “At the start of this month I told you that every weekend meditation would be a “Carpe Diem Distillation” episode, in that special feature the goal is … Continue reading

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A Quickening

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #64 – Quick!Write something!  (posted by De) Today, I want you to pen a poem of exactly 44 words (not including the title), using some form of the word quick as one of … Continue reading

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Golden Blur

Written for:  The Sunday Muse #19 “Girl on the Boat” by William Oxer Her face is blurred by late afternoon sun blazing stripes across wood strips of the boat. Gilded outline of her arms in pose of hope. He will … Continue reading

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Table By The Window

Written for:  Miz Quickly – THE WAITING ROOM THE WAITING ROOM You have to wait. You and the others. What you’re waiting for, and with whom you’re hanging around, that’s up to you. Could be the Nobel Prize. Could be entry … Continue reading

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