Tag Archives: Age

An Afternoon

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – “Of Muse and Me”  (posted by Sanaa) Paper, pen, ideas.. and suddenly our mind goes blank! There are times when we get so caught up with life that we don’t get enough … Continue reading

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The Worried Patient

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #311 Words:  chains, throat, surface, mixed, burst, nut, label, matter, punch, simmered, color, won Surface of her throat was the color of red fruit punch. Felt like rusty chains were being dragged over it. … Continue reading

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Respect

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday:  Free For All  (posted by hayesspencer) Today is Free For All – meaning, you can choose your subject for the haibun. However there are still some rules: The haibun must be one … Continue reading

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Mind Betrayal

Written for:  Poetic Asides #399 – Write a betrayal poem. Her words betrayed her mind by leaving her mouth as unintentional nonsense. Saddest part-her frustration. She knew her words were wrong.

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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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Comfort

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2017 Challenge-Day 1 Write a reminiscing poem. Only a five year-old would race down a hill side, and crash into a bee. Me, forgetting ripe blackberries waiting to be picked. I wanted to lick my … 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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Uncomplicated Years

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Nostalgia The word “nostalgia” comes from two Greek roots, nostos meaning ‘return home’ and algia ‘longing’. However neither poetry nor politics birthed the term, rather it came from ‘medicine’. In the seventeenth century nostalgia was … Continue reading

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Leaving On A High Note

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #286 Words:  challenge, face, half, melody, rag, resound, rhythms, root, song, stool, unusual, upright Age resounds in each bone and muscle. Not unusual that her famous face falls a bit loosely now, as do her … Continue reading

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Woman, Grown

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1121, Growth […] “There I was, being reborn, wanting to be bathed both inside and out by the immense sun that was shining and that was asking me to continue to grow more.” […] (Source: The Pilgrimage … Continue reading

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