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A Quiet Prison

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2020 PAD Challenge – Day 20 Write an isolation poem. A quiet corner to write in one hand cups chin Smooth jazz plays softly in background snoring dog sound Home phone unplugged due to spam … Continue reading

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Encouragement

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun 30/03/20:  Snapshots of our Lives (posted by Kim) “I’m Kim from Writing in North Norfolk, your host for this Haibun Monday. For my challenge, I ask you to go back into your archives … Continue reading

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Authentic You

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Authenticity  (posted by Susan) “What makes each of us authentic? Where and when are we most authentic? Do people perceive us as inauthentic if we change? In what ways does authenticity shape anyone’s writing and … Continue reading

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When Magic Flows

Written for:  Sunday Whirl, Wordle #423 Words:  mass, keys, shot, rail, stamp, level, grunt, wail, phobia, flash, stroke, wind Decisive stroke of the keys, and she’s off like a shot plotting her new novel, Concerning Phobias. Some -thing had her … Continue reading

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Fibonacci on Writing

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Not-so-old-fashioned “Hobbies” (posted by Magaly) When I write poems the world shifts and my mind expands. Ideas are plucked from passing clouds, people, tree, animals, and wild imagination. http://poetryblogroll.blogspot.com/

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Encouragement

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – July 29:  In Tribute “to someone who meant a great deal to your development, personal or poetic. OR a tribute to someone famous.” You can do it, he said, when I was 41 and working … Continue reading

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Path Through Uncertainty

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Poems to Weather Uncertain Times (posted by Sanaa) “In our lives we encounter uncertainty a number of times. We live through each day with hope either blooming or dissipating in our hearts. When life seems … Continue reading

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A Monk Ponders

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #395 Words:  fires, three, garment, find, bowing, writing, silence, wave, year, earth, rain, beam The monk bows, having taken a vow of silence. He possesses three saffron garments– all the same–pleasing for his needs. … Continue reading

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When to Face a Challenge

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #238 – Motivation:  Challenge Write about challenge, personal or general. Even poets face challenges in the form of a difficult prompt, or in the form of a form that vexes them. Pick up the … Continue reading

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Having Fun

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Fun Can you list 10 ways you have fun?  (posted by Susan) “And the sun and the moon sometimes argue over who will tuck me in at night. If you think I am having more … Continue reading

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