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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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My Corner

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – “Don’t Touch My Meez” (Mise en place = everything in its place)   (posted by Toni) “Years ago when I was a dish washer working my way up to fry cook, to line … Continue reading

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Creations

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Meeting The Bar:  Repetition  (posted by Jilly) “Repetition is all around us; in music, in advertising, in our everyday conversation. We use it for emphasis, to drive home our meaning, to get the reader/listener’s … Continue reading

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Writing Implements

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm:  Tanaga “The Tanaga is a traditional Tagalog verse the locals call the “The Filipino Haiku.” There are several varying versions of the formerly rigid form. Traditionally, a Tanaga is 4 lines, each with seven … Continue reading

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From An Intangible

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Of Poems  (posted by Sumana) “A Poem About A Poem” “it takes a lot of desperation dissatisfaction and di sillusion to write a few good p oems. it’s not for everybody either to write it … Continue reading

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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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