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Lose The Smirk, Get To Work

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Meeting The Bar: Protest Poetry (posted by Grace) “Write a Protest Poem with a theme (e.g. voting, social justice, peace & war, violence, women’s rights, human rights, environment, pandemic, etc) in your blog. This … Continue reading

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Seasons Scuffling By

Written for: Poets and Storytellers United Writers’ Pantry #36: Change of Season (posted by Rosemary) “Hello wordsmiths, this is Rosemary. And we’re in September already – so soon! Here, it’s the beginning of Spring. For most of you it’s the … Continue reading

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The Road to Moving On

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – For Your Consideration – Potpourri Topic:  Letting Go Character:  Factory Worker Object:  A Key Fob Setting:  A Small Apartment “USE THESE AS THE SPARK FOR YOUR POETIC BRILLIANCE!” Joe is content with his job at … Continue reading

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Desktop Devils

Written for:  Poetics Aside #154 – Write a confession poem. I’m confessin’ to messin’ up your desk. I moved things like your figurines just to be a pest. Pencils painstakingly arranged by color, I have changed at their request. I … Continue reading

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A Suitable Gift

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #227 – “What’s In Santa’s Sack?” This Santa is in a giving mood all the time, but even more so at this juncture of year. But, what about Santa? Write a poem about a … Continue reading

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Morning Cheer

Written for:  dVerse Poet’s Pub:  Quadrille #70-“Poems of Good Cheer”  (posted by WhimsyGizmo) “Cheer. Cheering. Cheerful. Cheerleader. Cheer us up in exactly 44 words. Or give your poem a twist that goes dark, but be sure to get some form … Continue reading

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Gathering

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Fireblossom Friday – Art of Edward Emerson Simmons A few spare moments to gather my thoughts Beyond neighbor’s yard swirl of pink an elbow of sky Steady weather dry and clear for … Continue reading

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The Worried Patient

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #311 Words:  chains, throat, surface, mixed, burst, nut, label, matter, punch, simmered, color, won Surface of her throat was the color of red fruit punch. Felt like rusty chains were being dragged over it. … Continue reading

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Grads

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #299 Words:  tassel, speakers, sign, orange, board, love, honor, line, drum, work, bouquet, interpret Commencement speakers domed in orange-tasseled hats, scan sign board for their names. They await announcement preceded by a drumroll. Eager … Continue reading

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Earth-stained

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – “Soil Poetics”  (posted by Bjorn)  “Soil gives grain for bread, but when the weather fails we die of hunger. Soil is friend and foe.  There are many synonyms for soil: mulch and compost, dirt … Continue reading

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