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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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Face On The Cover

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #252 Words:  stand, spring, sense, mission, willing, track, lost, itch, gloss, nights, bell, pay Graces cover of glossy magazine, model’s brushed face, essence lost. Belle Of Spring issue in stacks on newsstands, teeth winking … Continue reading

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Routine Break

Written for dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille – 8 “Skip” is a fun word and I hope we will get a lot of different takes on this word. So, here are the rules for our Quadrille: – not including the … Continue reading

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Office Blackout

Written for:  Margo Roby’s Poem Tryouts:  Lights Out An unscheduled outage is what we’re looking for. Think back over your life to times when the electricity went out unexpectedly. Jot notes on the things you couldn’t, or could, do because … Continue reading

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Breathless

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens with Real Toads – “Words Count” (Mama Zen) – Ekphrasis Challenge Step right up and let the following vintage photos take you back to the circuses of days gone by. Be delighted!  Be amazed!  Be inspired … Continue reading

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