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Writing, Thinking

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Weekend Mini-challenge Fussy Little Forms – Palindrome   (posted b Marian) “We all know that a palindrome is a word or phrase that is the same when read forward or backward. Like WOW … Continue reading

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Challenges

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Poems In April – The Tuesday Platform  (posted by Sanaa) “And for those of you who would like some inspiration for today, I suggest you try your hand at Twitter Poetry i.e. … Continue reading

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Writing With My Left Hand

Written for:  Poetics Aside 2018 April PAD Challenge – Day 23 Write an action poem. Oh, the discipline one has to maintain to form letters that do not look inane, when due to injury, your other hand must be utilized, … Continue reading

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Partly Cloudy With Hope

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Take The Weather With You (posted by Paul John Dear) “There’s all kinds of weather ahead. Maybe snow, rain, hail, sleet…maybe a bright bright sun-shiny day…but whatever the weather we poets can … Continue reading

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The Pull of Poetry Writing

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday – “Who? What? Why?  (Posted by Toni) I would like you all to write a haibun about what/who inspired you to write poetry. I would like you to give us your age … Continue reading

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pencils

Written for:  The Twiglets #55 – “new pencils” newly sharpened yellow number two pencils fine lines “New pencils, get your new pencils!” desperate vendor Knowing when a pencil has been sharpened just enough to write with thin strokes without the … Continue reading

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serenity

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1323 serenity (quote from Paul Coehlo’s “The Witches of Portobello” […] “Naturally, if she respected the brush that she used, she would realize that in order to learn to write she must cultivate serenity and elegance. And … Continue reading

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An Even Year

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Open Link Night #210 – “Breaking for Holidays” (posted by Bjorn) dVerse Poets Pub is taking a two week break. An even years is coming due. I plan to stay away from doctors, oft … Continue reading

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A Love and an Anti-Love

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2017 Chapbook Challenge – Day 28 Two-for-Tuesday – Write a love and/or anti-love poem. Writing words dance in her head small phrases stick together love of language as ideas become writing and written words are … Continue reading

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Plans

Written for dVerse Poets Pub  Haibun Monday:  “What Are Your Plans?”  (posted by hayesspencer) My return to New York has left some holes in my life.  The only way I can fill up holes is to keep writing. A writer’s … Continue reading

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