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Poets are Dreamers

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Writing Poetry (Posted by Susan) “Poetry is finer and more philosophical than history; for poetry expresses the universal, and history only the particular.” ― Aristotle “Poetry is the spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings: it takes … Continue reading

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What Came Before Birth

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  Your Poetic Hum  (posted by Gina) “In September 2018, I bookmarked an article that fascinated me. It was titled: Is it OK to be a writer and a __________? Written by Laurie Patton. … 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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Joining

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #235 – Motivation:  Determination “Have the will to succeed and overcome obstacles” Should join this poetry writing class. It is what I love to do. I wonder who else will be there. What if … Continue reading

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What Drives Me To Pick Up A Pen

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #230, “Motivation” – What gets you (keeps you)  on track?  Write a poem about what motivates you to write. If I hear a funny conversation, see an unusual sight, I write. If I think of … Continue reading

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Sun On My Shoulder

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  “Magic of Ordinary Things”  (posted by Gina) “We approach the end of another year. For a lot of us it is time for reflection and writing resolutions. As we get busy with year-end … Continue reading

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Writing Pangs

Written for:  Poetic Asides 2018 November PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 14 For today’s prompt, write a hungry poem. Of course, you can write about your favorite foods and delicacies. But don’t forget those metaphorical hungers. For love, power, and … Continue reading

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Private Points Of View

Written for:  Poetics Aside 2018 November PAD Chapbook Challenge – Day 5 For today’s prompt, write a private poem. For many poets, writing poems they keep private may be easy enough to accomplish. I know I’ve written thousands of poems … Continue reading

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