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Thoughts of Color

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Bits Of Inspiration ~ Mi Young Lee Mi Young Lee’s philosophy about her painting is, “The style and techniques I utilize in translating my feelings to images have grown from within myself as … Continue reading

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The Ballad of Stanley Squirrel

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2017 Challenge – Day 22 Write a fable poem.  (conveys a moral, usually told with animal characters) A haughty squirrel named Stanley, refused to share nuts and similar staples of life. No wife. Kept to … Continue reading

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Chinese Fan

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2017 Challenge – Day 21 For today’s prompt, pick an object (any object), make it the title of your poem, and then, write your poem. Possible titles could include: “Toothbrush,” “Rake,” “Pilot G2 Premium Gel … Continue reading

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Packing

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2017 Challenge – Day 20 Write a task poem. Each day my task is the same, pack this wrap that, mark the box. There’s no way to make it a game. Each day my task … Continue reading

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Hi Neighbor,

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Fireblossom Friday : Corvid and sit a while. As most of you know, a group of crows is called a “murder” of crows. Crows are often used in literature and films to convey … Continue reading

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Yom Kippur

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Holiness/Holy Day Your Challenge:  Write a new poem about a specific Holy Day or about the concept of Holiness. Serious and silent, Dad appeared mystical on Yom Kippur. From sundown to sundown, he fasted, and … Continue reading

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Greetings!

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Tuesday Poetics:  Wish You Were Here (posted by whimsygizmo) Write a postcard poem. Your poem can be serious, funny, fun, tongue-in-cheek, gleeful or melancholy. Just be sure it’ll fit on a postcard (think 12 … Continue reading

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Their Fiftieth

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2017 Challenge  Day 19 Write a memory poem. Mom, I am thinking about Eating dinner with family gathered, Dad Making a toast On your fiftieth wedding anniversary, Recalling his words, You are the gem in … Continue reading

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Wordle Haiku

Written for:  Carpe Diem Gift #1 Full Circle-“New Life” The goal is to use twelve (12) words to create four (4) haiku. These haiku you have to create following the numbers 1 to 12, for example … for your first haiku … Continue reading

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Temperament

Written for:  The Twiglets, “sour and dark” Her sour temperament left a dark spot on his heart. https://thetwiglets.wordpress.com/  

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