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The Welcoming

Written for The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #384 Words:  hope, flood, hypocrisy, seek, border, open, poor, joy, waste, risk, welcome, tired I welcome you, poor tired traveler. It is a joy to open my door to someone who seeks shelter. Please … Continue reading

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It Takes Two

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm Poet – Epithalamium  An Epithalamium is a poem usually written in honor of a bride and groom. But we’ll expand the thought in a way for this re-introduction of the Epithalamium. Write a poem … Continue reading

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Evening Comfort

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Autumn PAD – Day 8 – Comfort Food “One thing that always becomes important the deeper we get into fall is the warmth provided by a well-cooked meal. And nothing is as savory as your … Continue reading

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Step Up To the Bar

Written for dVerse Poets Pub – “Septets for dVerse’s 7th Anniversary”  (posted by Frank) In honor of this anniversary the theme for Meeting the Bar is any seven line poem or, if one is feeling ambitious, a poem whose stanzas … Continue reading

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Bourbon Vanilla

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Open Link Night #220  (posted by Bjorn) Madagascar vanilla tempted to sip from brown bottle, but essence is best experienced in a cake perfumed with vanilla. A candle flickering, flame on white, scenting a … Continue reading

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Softened Edges

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Tuesday Platform  (posted by Sanaa) “If you have any thoughts to share, ideas you wish to release into the wild or a world view to express, then you have come to the … Continue reading

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Staying Warm

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – “Fussy Little Forms” – Than Bauk (imagined by Marian) Today let’s try the Burmese form called THAN BAUK. It’s a truly little form–smaller than even haiku at 12 syllables–and far fussier because … Continue reading

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Bathed In Light

Written for dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  “Leave The Porch Light On”  (posted by Lillian) Write a post that includes the word visit or a form of the word in the body of your poem. A haiku, Tanka, haibun, prose … Continue reading

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Sunflower House

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Fashion Your Words~Let’s Build Houses; as some parts of planet earth remain storm-ravished, some parts have weathered the storms. Yet some parts remain near-paradise. Poets: wherever we find ourselves, here is a call … Continue reading

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At My Sister’s House

Written for:  Poetic Asides #408 – Write a second home poem. Most people have a first home–even if it’s just the place where you lay your head or stash your heart. But many people also have a second home–a place … Continue reading

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