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Zip or Pull?

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #52 – “Zip It!”  (posted by De) “Okay, poets. It’s Quadrille Monday, and it’s time to put a little ZIP in your doo-dah. De Jackson (aka WhimsyGizmo) here, and for today’s Quadrille (a … Continue reading

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Susan B.

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Money It’s Women’s History Month, so feel free to link women’s history and money in your poem if you wish. I think poets of all genders would do marvelous and beautiful things with money. “There … Continue reading

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Ode To Silence Breakers

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Wordy Thursday with Wild Woman-“The Silence Breakers” – (posted by Sherry) “There was a lot to be discouraged about in 2017, but one positive is the rise of the “Me, Too” movement, … Continue reading

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Feel The Power

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~A Woman’s Day:  Be Bold For A Change International Women’s Day, originally called International Working Women’s Day, is celebrated on March 8 every year. It’s a global day to honor women’s achievement in social, economic, … Continue reading

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The Ladies

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #282 Words:  water, shrill, stitch, draw, become, wake, single, blue, ribbon, circle, peak, sense See how that aqua blue ribbon becomes her, Mildred? Even at her peak, she never looked so radiant. That singular … Continue reading

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Woman

Written for:  Elizabeth’s Creativity Challenge – Day 21 Grandparents came to this country from Russia. Speaking no English, my grandfather was able to find work. Grandmother had more to learn in terms of dealing with shopkeepers, bringing two children to … Continue reading

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Her World (ALERT: do not read if you are easily offended.)

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – George Carlin-7 dirty words Incorporate three or more of George Carlin’s dirty words into a new poem, or at least three of these words: lucid, acid, gravel, rave, lisp, rasp, heel, wile, … Continue reading

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Body Food

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #249 words:  cell, yearning, silken, light, boundless, fire, grace, join, moment, eggs, skin, any She yearns to have silken skin, the light graceful stride of a woman without jiggling accoutrements of cellulite. Her body … Continue reading

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The Struggle

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Survival Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Speak about survival so that others may listen.   Her father drank, was abusive, tying her to chairs while raising her in … Continue reading

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Women Wait

Written for:  The Mag #277 White caps, white towels like a religious order, they stand on boards baked hot in noon sun, waiting for the rest room. One bather turns around– the sound of men’s laughter echoes. There is no … Continue reading

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