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No One Else Can See It

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads:  Boogeyman For today’s prompt, I would like you to contemplate the idea of the childhood boogeyman. This is as wide open to your interpretation as you’d like. Feel free to really go wild … Continue reading

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Hidden in Darkness

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday:  The only thing we have to fear . . . (posted by hayesspencer) A nation that is afraid to let its people judge the truth and falsehood in an open market is … 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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Depression

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tanka Splendor #18, Depression Depression? In this prompt I mean the “mood”, because in tanka “mood” plays a big role.  garbage the rotting remains of life take my breath away a broken heart and more, but … Continue reading

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Disambiguation

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2016 Chapbook Challenge – Day 6.  Write a phobia poem. My heart stops, my throat squeezes tight, arms flail like I am in a fight. A sudden blackout? sweat-drenched fright. Don’t shut that light, don’t … Continue reading

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The Vision

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #248 Words:  close, scar, fine, unholy, hills, vision, climb, hide, naked, prophet, sin, light Not a prophet, he had a vision. Saw himself naked in evening light. Scars covered his body, a sight that … Continue reading

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Traveling Thoughts

Written for: Poets United, Midweek Motif~Enlightenment So much has been said about enlightenment that maybe there is nothing more to say.  But I don’t believe it.  In big ways and in small, we all have some experience with enlightenment.  What … Continue reading

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