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Internal Noise

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub:  Sound Off! – Quadrille #33  (posted by Victoria) – “sound” There are sounds no one can hear, except you. Plunge–your stomach sinking when you hear bad news. Ba-boom, Ba-boom–your rapid heart beats when in love. … Continue reading

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fragments and phrases

Written for:  Carpe Diem Universal Jane #17 fragment and phrase This episode I love to ask you all to create haiku (or tanka) in which you use the fragment and phrase theory as stated by Jane Reichhold, just to honor … Continue reading

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Jilted for Stilton

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #300 Words:  stilted, wonder, trips, trace, tire, line, three, sing, flimsy, run, message, shine Three trips today.  He runs back for forth giving me flimsy excuses. Oh how I tire of his lines–I forgot … Continue reading

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Nature’s Constant

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads:  Weekend Challenge – The News (posted by Brendan) The amount of news we are now confronted with is immense. In 2011, information scientists deduced that Americans took in five times as much information … Continue reading

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“dandelion, dandelion”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tan Renga Challenge Month 2017 #12 dandelion, dandelion (Ogiwara Seisensui) dandelion dandelion on the sandy beach spring opens its eyes                         © Ogiwara Seisensui youngsters … Continue reading

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Bare Walls and Sunshine

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads:  Bits of Inspiration ~ Mixed Media Art  (imagined by Susie) Mixed media is a term used to describe artworks composed from a combination of different media or materials.  Actually as poets, writers, we … Continue reading

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Just Another Sad Holiday

Written for:  Carpe Diem Namasté, The Spiritual Way #9, Mother’s Day “I have sought the Internet for some information about this holiday and I ran into the following:” ‘Mother’s Day is a celebration honoring mothers and motherhood, maternal bonds, and the … Continue reading

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Built For Two

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Bicycles, Tricycles, or Unicycles (posted by Susan) Your Challenge: There are far fewer poems with a cycling motif than there should be. Let’s fix that! “Get a bicycle. You will not regret it. If you … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Fear

Written for:  Poetic Asides #393 Write a pieces poem. Neighbors knew he carried a piece, prayed his lease would soon be up.    all they wanted was a little peace Bully since childhood, he did not cease, becoming a gangster–ruthless, … Continue reading

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What Colors Are Your Emotions?

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub:  Sensory Play  (posted by Mish) We know the importance of using the five senses in our poetry and how it enriches the imagery for the reader. A scene of nature, for example becomes more alive … Continue reading

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