Monthly Archives: November 2015

Sunburned Without Water

Written for The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #227 Words:  first, wings, plains, river, stalk, flies, want, red, naked, inside, world, clarity You best get your red, naked butt inside the house, Clarity Jane, ‘fore the flies getcha. Wash your hands first, … Continue reading

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Meat vs. Vegetables

Written for:  The Mag #296 Joachim Buecklaer, 1560 Pray, see how they salivate like drooling dogs over a meaty bone. For my freshly picked vegetables, they give not a glance, rather look askance at these riches. Pray, see how they … Continue reading

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Scent Defense

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2015 Challenge – Day 29 Write an open letter poem. When I think of open letters, I think of those editorials written in the newspaper or online that take a common problem or a media … Continue reading

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Agitation in the Air

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens with Real Toads Fireblossom Friday:  Dread What makes you deeply uneasy? What haunts your nightmares? Do you dread something unseen but sensed, hiding in the shadows of your bedroom, your future, or your mind? Do you … Continue reading

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Overboard

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2015 Challenge – Day 28 Write a leftovers poem. Breakfast, two pieces of pumpkin pie Groan, big mistake, I can’t move.

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The Donald

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2015 Challenge – Day 26 Write a luxury poem. Donald Trump has money to burn and face of a grump. His rhetoric and slurs never abate yet he’s the leading Republican candidate.

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I Won’t Dance to Your Song

Written for dVerse Poets,  “Poetry as a vehicle to transport emotions” Use your poem as a vehicle, an outlet, a mirror for your emotions A hater of being controlled, I thought I was being bold to refuse college, and go away … Continue reading

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The Struggle

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Survival Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women. Speak about survival so that others may listen.   Her father drank, was abusive, tying her to chairs while raising her in … Continue reading

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Hearing an Echo

Written for:  Poetics Aside November 2015 Challenge – Day 25 For today’s prompt, write an echo poem. This could be a poem with a refrain, or a poem that echoes another poem (or poems) written earlier in the month. A … Continue reading

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No Room

Written for:  Margo Roby’s Poem Tryouts:  “Eat This” Poets, pick a scene you remember, or envision, of a single person eating. Don’t tell us what the scene depicts about the speaker, or character, but allow us to know through your … Continue reading

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