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Watermarks

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Flood  (posted by Susan) “I wish I hadn’t cried so much!” said Alice, as she swam about, trying to find her way out. “I shall be punished for it now, I suppose, by being drowned … 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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Gust

Written for:  Chèvrefeuille’s Gift #6 gust of wind I love to challenge you to complete a haiku with only a given first line and to challenge you a little bit more I love to ask you to create a troiku … Continue reading

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Green

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1235 Tongue of Lucifer rising from the earth green tongue of misspent notion Lucifer’s envy http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.nl/

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Dancing Girl

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  Musical Muse  (posted by Mish) Today for Poetics, I am asking you to choose some lyrics, preferably one line from a favorite song and grow your own poem from it. You are not … Continue reading

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Why?

Written for:  The Twiglets #37 – See it Why can’t you see it? Seems clear as plastic wrap to everyone else–though you are not wrapped as tightly– that you’re unfit for the job. https://thetwiglets.wordpress.com/

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Rays

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1234 Waves (Heydar Aliyev Center, Baku, Azarbaijan, by Zaha Hadid) following sun rays peering underneath the gold black strings of clouds http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.nl/

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Black and White Dreams

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #38  (posted by Whimsygizmo) Today, I want us to DREAM together. We called it Tar Beach. If you could reach the roof, tar was your sand, rooftops, your ocean. Superman was a possibility. … Continue reading

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In Simpler Times

Written for Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Weekend Mini-Challenge:  “Out of Your Own Words”  (imagined by Magaly Guerrero) Grandma loved wearing red nail polish, fanning out her fingers in admiration. In her bedroom, silver brushes and combs adorned her … Continue reading

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The New Kid

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #312 Words:  play, push, stone, answer, bag, band, back, agent, laugh, smoke bare, reflect Bullies laughed after pushing the new kid onto the stone floor of the playground. Easy target, they thought. Kid carrying … Continue reading

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