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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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Some Keys

Written for:  The Twiglets #49 – “turn the key” Turn over that key lime pie. Key ingredient turned out to be cinnamon. Who turned that key witness loose? Turn the keystroke into a poem. https://thetwiglets.wordpress.com/

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Kite

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Rising Above “I read in an article that circumstances, according to scientists are only 10% contributors to happiness and the rest is done by ‘our genes, our behavior and our intentional activities’. This may be … Continue reading

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My Style For A While

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub  Haibun Monday – “Why?”  (posted by hayesspencer) “Today I want you all to write me a haibun about why you write the style of poetry you write. Not why you write poetry, but the why … Continue reading

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Introducing Me

Written for:  Poetic Asides #406 Write an intro poem.   ‘In my mind, I’m thinking of a situation in which a poet enters a room and then drops a poem. Kind of like this is my intro music or something. … Continue reading

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Independent Mind

Written for: Poets United Midweek Motif~Independence Many of our countries have holidays that celebrate gaining independence from foreign rule, and many of us also have rites–formal and informal–related to gaining independence.  Some of these are about our countries and ~ … Continue reading

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Altered Sayings

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads Recycle a Saying (Poetry and Flash Fiction with Magaly) I invite you to take a famous proverb, change some of its keywords, then use the altered version to write a new three-stanza poem … Continue reading

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Dare to Condense

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Weekend MiniChallenge:  Condense A Poem     (posted by Kim) I have chosen a long(-ish) poem by Pablo Neruda, which I would like you to condense to at least half the lines of … Continue reading

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Feathered Quill

Written for:  Quickly #14 Someone has given you a fine pen. Feathered quill finely tipped pot of purple ink sitting on my window sill for I am ill equipped to and dip and blot, I think. https://imprompt.wordpress.com/2017/01/14/qkj-14/

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