Monthly Archives: March 2017

My Name Is . . .

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Gender Write a new praise poem on experience of gender “…gender is not sane. It’s not sane to call a rainbow black and white.” ― Kate Bornstein My name is Leslie.  I can jump From … Continue reading

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Blues

Written for: Poetic Asides #390 For today’s prompt, pick a music genre, make that the title of your poem, and then write a poem. So your poem could be titled “Jazz;” “Baby, I got the blues;” “Heavy Metal Heartache;” “Rockabilly … Continue reading

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Rattling Winter

Written for:  The Twiglets – “a rattling winter” Trash can cymbals clang, Metal rolling down New York City streets https://thetwiglets.wordpress.com

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Heart-Shaped Balloon

Written for dVerse Poets:  Quadrille #29  (posted by WhimsyGizmo) Hello, amazing poets! WhimsyGizmo here, and it’s my personal favorite day, Quadrille Monday! Today, I want us to drift about our poems using the word balloon. If you give me a … Continue reading

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Hearty Reds

Written for: The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #292 Words: sweet, adds, stew, red, long, touch, months, velvety, foothills, smoke, sunshine, cask Add a touch of sweet, Hot chili sauce, And dash of smoked Paprika to your Stew. For brew, A hearty, … Continue reading

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A Sijo

Written for: Carpe Diem Universal Jane #13, Sijo, the Korean poem Green stems rise above the earth with arms outstretched to test the air daffodils sniff the spring air of gentle breezes, one golden head emerges a strong wind sweeps … Continue reading

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Sammy

Written for: Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Words Count with Mama Zen Think back over the past week. What have you observed that was odd, Unusual, or just plain weird. 60 words or less.. A cat, Sammy, my sister’s … Continue reading

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Ocean Rock

Written for: Quickly Write about an object, peel away layers. Try to see both the thing And the “added value”. Speckled rock sweeps from ocean to shoreline, black and white, turning to night(shade)-slick, wet, dark, smooth. Dries in sunlight. Reverts … Continue reading

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Who’s That Woman?

Written for: Poets United Midweek Motif~Mirror You pull your skin Back taut. You say, I ought to have a face- Lift;you know you will Not. I see you try To peer at me without Your glasses. Your face Nearly passes … Continue reading

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Riverboat

Written for: dVerse Poets: Open Link Night (posted by Grace Steamboat me down A river. Blues cruise I choose. Sazaracs And juleps-cornbread And gumbo. Starlight My night as I stand On deck and sway To tunes, notes Floating down The … Continue reading

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