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Disunity by Passivity

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #316 Words:  power, push, spin, shelter, ground, funnel, wake, path, map, sweep, surge, beach Possessed by sweeping urges for power sours his mien, pushes his features into a stone scowl of mean. His path–a … Continue reading

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Wearing White

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #313 Words:  lies, sad, hood, left, facts, orange, evil, right, march, stability, statues, torches Evil dressed in white robes and hoods marching together, carrying torches of orange flame, thinking they had right on their … Continue reading

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Fearfully Treading

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #37 – “Be Not Afraid” Welcome, then, to dVerse Quadrille #37. In case you haven’t figured it out, I would like you to take the word FEAR and use it in a poem … 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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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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The Nest

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #296 Words:  key, hollow, split, thrum, court, lethal, glass, fight, strip, deck, stay, row Thought it was hollow, by the split on its trunk. Heard a thrum. My glass fell out of my hand … Continue reading

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Loss

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub:  Meeting The Bar~Prose Poetry  (posted by Frank Hubeny) “I assume, perhaps naively, that a prose poem uses fewer line breaks than one would use in free verse. I assume its content is less like a … Continue reading

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Never Lose That Loving Feeling

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Fear When is fear helpful, harmful, present, banished? How do you know what to do with fear? YOUR CHALLENGE: In a new poem, unfold a truth you’ve learned about fear. “We are so scared of … Continue reading

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Orange Brother Is Watching You

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads:  Flash 55 PLUS!   (imagined by Kerry) Greetings to all poets and friends. It is time for the Flash 55 Challenge! Write a piece of poetry or prose on a subject of your … Continue reading

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World of Sand

Written for:  Poetic Asides #379 – Write a dream poem. Sand covered ground, maze of buildings, hazy sky unsure of weather. I work somewhere in this area. Coming back from lunch, streets strike an unfamiliar chord. Construction hammers bang, drills … Continue reading

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