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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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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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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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“The Greenland”

Written for: TheSunday Whirl, Wordle # Words: green, furnish, after, orange, mouse, bell, penguin,lead, tray, board, bag, disk You must go see “The Greenland”, newest animated movie populated with mighty mice, and bell- ringing penguins carrying trays. Get on board … Continue reading

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“Tragedy Strikes Cult”

Written for The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #288 Words:  feathered, jinx, planet, shallow, follow, us, decide, sigh, bleed, cult, spin, news He followed that cult to a shallow grave. Come with us, and be saved, said a woman with feathered headband. … Continue reading

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The Annual Animal Parade

Written for:  Quickly:  Funny Thing Happened Until then…Mardi Gras. Play it straight or play it kinky. Invent your own version of the parade. Maybe even make up your own Krewe. What’s your thing? What do you throw to the crowd? … Continue reading

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Ducks

Written for:  The Twiglets – “even the ducks” Record breaking rain dogs reluctant to go out even ducks are fed up https://thetwiglets.wordpress.com/

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Hearts United

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Love Your Challenge:  Deeply and with a few pointed words, speak of love in a new poem. “I don’t trust people who don’t love themselves and tell me, ‘I love you.’ … There is an … Continue reading

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Written for Quickly #18 – Whole Cloth Begin with a lie. At some point mention a specific date. Include one small animal and one large one (names will suffice). Before you finish, correct the lie in such a way that … Continue reading

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Holding Marion Miller

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – The Tuesday Platform There is one rule for The Tuesday Platform: SHARE. Share a poem with us. Share some time reading poems this week. Share your thoughts when moved to do so. … Continue reading

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