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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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World of Sand

Written for:  Poetic Asides #379 – Write a dream poem. Sand covered ground, maze of buildings, hazy sky unsure of weather. I work somewhere in this area. Coming back from lunch, streets strike an unfamiliar chord. Construction hammers bang, drills … Continue reading

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Team Leader

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #275 Words:  keys, pattern, easy, work, drop, righteous, feed, lies, flat, call, ends, hold He holds the key to easy work, now that he’s attained a supervisor spot. A pattern emerges, he urges his … Continue reading

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The Bee That Does Not Fit In

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads:  Which Bee? For today’s Weekend Mini-Challenge, I invite you to share a bit of bee poetry… specifically, we will write poems that explore a moment in the life of one of the three … Continue reading

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Summer Sidewalks

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday #17 Write about summer heat Cement sidewalks appear a rippling oasis. Trash cans standing outside shops for pickup, smell a combination of rotten eggs and dead fish. It is not Friday, so … Continue reading

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Company Loyalty

Written for dVerse Poets Pub:  #5, Revisiting Anthony Desmond I would like us to reflect and write on a belief (or what we thought was real) and how they can transform as our views and ideas change throughout our lives. … Continue reading

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