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Oligarchs of War

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2, Prompt #389 – Lyrics are Poetic “Think of a lyric you enjoy, or listen to some music and cull a line to use in your poem or as your inspiration. Credit the source. Music doth have … Continue reading

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War Cycles

Written for: Go Dog Go Cafe – Tuesday Writing Prompt (posted by Devereaux and Beth) “Todays prompt: Use “never again” in a poem.” Horrific as each war is, and people stating ‘never again’, I take that phrase with a grain … Continue reading

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Sense of Dread

Written for: April 2022 PAD – Day 14 “Write a scary poem.” A sense of dread when I awake, will today be filled once more with crime? Will bombing continue with vengeful hate? I feel like our world is out … Continue reading

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A Child’s Questions

Written for: Go Dog Go Cafe – Tuesday Writing Prompt (posted by Devereaux and Beth) “Use the words, ‘for reasons they don’t understand’ in a poem.” But, where are we going? Why do we have to leave? I won’t see … Continue reading

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Behind The Gadget Shop

Written for: Sunday Whirl, Wordle #543 Words: gadgets, corridor, losses, target, last, track, live, refugee, millions, crack, fled, staff The Gadget Shop is a front. Long corridors out back– tunnels of life–open to shelter for some of the millions of … Continue reading

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War

Written for: Carpe Diem Haiku Kai Sunday Time Challenge #4: War “I really don’t know what I have to believe, I don’t know how long the “Free World” will stay free. I, ofcourse, hope this is just a Nightmare and … Continue reading

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It Was Not A Conflict

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics: War Poetry (posted by Bjorn) “War poetry has a long history going back to Homer and before. Actually the oldest piece of literature, the Gilgamesh epos, is at least partly about war. For … Continue reading

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Ripped Away

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 – Narrative Narrative poetry is poetry that tells a story. In its broadest sense, it includes epic poetry; some would reserve the name narrative poetry for works on a smaller scale and generally with more direct … Continue reading

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Army Days

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #291 – “Memorial Day” “Use Memorial Day to spark your poem.” World War Two hastened my father to enlist– army man. He never spoke of horrors, not to his children, only tales of pranks … Continue reading

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The Boy Who Came Home A Soldier

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2020 PAD Challenge – Day 10 For today’s prompt, take the phrase “The (blank) Who (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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