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Kite

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Rising Above “I read in an article that circumstances, according to scientists are only 10% contributors to happiness and the rest is done by ‘our genes, our behavior and our intentional activities’. This may be … Continue reading

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Lesson in Seasoning

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #41  (posted by Mish) – “spice” “Your entire poem need not be spicy or relate to spices (though that is fine too!) You can add “spice” or a derivative of the word with … Continue reading

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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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At My Sister’s House

Written for:  Poetic Asides #408 – Write a second home poem. Most people have a first home–even if it’s just the place where you lay your head or stash your heart. But many people also have a second home–a place … Continue reading

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In Simpler Times

Written for Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Weekend Mini-Challenge:  “Out of Your Own Words”  (imagined by Magaly Guerrero) Grandma loved wearing red nail polish, fanning out her fingers in admiration. In her bedroom, silver brushes and combs adorned her … Continue reading

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When Holidays Change

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – MTB–How to Write a Villanelle  (posted by Frank) Hello, this is Frank Hubeny. Today’s form is the villanelle. Colin Lee used this form in a poem last month which gave me the idea to focus … Continue reading

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West To East

Written for:  Poetic Asides #391 – Write a reconnect poem. Moving back, west coast to east. Family, long-time friends– all of us are older now, and need each other.

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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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Our Tiny Tree

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2017 Challenge – Day 13 Write a family poem Sad to watch your family shrink, especially a small sized one like ours. When I move back to my roots of family members, our tree will … Continue reading

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Scent Reminders

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads  (posted by Susie Clevenger) “Bits of Imagination”~Perfume ‘I am sure even reading the word perfume will take your thoughts to a favorite scent, be it from a bottle or the scented air of … Continue reading

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