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The Letters

Written for: Go Dog Go Cafe – Tuesday Writing Prompt (by Devereaux and Beth) “Write about a time where you were betrayed.” Love letters in a trunk found by Mom Discharged dishonorably lies, lies, lies too young to be a … Continue reading

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Covers

Written for: Sunday Whirl, Wordle #482 Words: print, face, lace, softly, slit, embrace, trace, listen, still, infinite In print her face is softly lit without a trace of worried lines. Her dress is sewn of lace, a slit running down … Continue reading

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Nightmare/Dream

Written for: Poetics Aside PAD November 2020 Challenge – Day 3 “Two-for-Tuesday – Write a dream and/or nightmare poem.” Childhood Nightmare Mom says I fight in my sleep Maybe I could not fight awake. Evenings I remember waking with teeth … Continue reading

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Youth’s Dreams

Written for: Poetic Boomings2 – Prompt #305 – Summer Leaves? “When Summer leaves, Autumn comes rushing in. But, no one ever sings about Summer Leaves. So today I’ve listed part of the lyrics for Autumn Leaves. Use a phrase, word … Continue reading

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Three Chapters of Me

Written for: Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #304 My Life In Words “Your auto-biography begins here. Break up your life (up to this point in time) into three chapters. Give each chapter a title. Write three brief poems (one for each … Continue reading

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Whose Feather Is This?

Written for: The Sunday Muse #125

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Awakening to Misdeeds

Written for:  Go Dog Go Cafe – Tuesday Writing Prompt – Today’s prompt: Write anything related to “Even a rose has thorns” How was this possible, they thought. It wasn’t a facelift he bought. Yet year after year, he looked … Continue reading

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The Boy Who Came Home A Soldier

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2020 PAD Challenge – Day 10 For today’s prompt, take the phrase “The (blank) Who (blank),” replace the blanks with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, … Continue reading

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Ripping Years Away

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #446 Words:  sing, lift, rip, old, smooth, blessings, floor, view, enough, panic, virus, twenty Sing and dance with me on this old wood floor the way you did when we were twenty. Lift me … Continue reading

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Not Enough Time

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – For Your Consideration – Beginning of the End “Begin you poem/story:  “Everything they could have said to each other had been said . . . ‘ Everything they could have said to each other had … Continue reading

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