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Hearty Reds

Written for: The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #292 Words: sweet, adds, stew, red, long, touch, months, velvety, foothills, smoke, sunshine, cask Add a touch of sweet, Hot chili sauce, And dash of smoked Paprika to your Stew. For brew, A hearty, … Continue reading

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Riverboat

Written for: dVerse Poets: Open Link Night (posted by Grace Steamboat me down A river. Blues cruise I choose. Sazaracs And juleps-cornbread And gumbo. Starlight My night as I stand On deck and sway To tunes, notes Floating down The … Continue reading

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Grounded

Written for:  dVerse Poets, “Amuse Me!  Take Me For a Ride!   (Posted by Lillian) For today’s Poetics, I’d like you to think about amusement parks, carnivals, rides, cotton candy, state fairs. Dig back in your memories. Did you ever … Continue reading

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Still Life With Pup

Written for:  Fireblossom Friday: Looking Beyond The Obvious “I want you to try to write a slightly dishonest poem. A little bit misleading. Give us something to focus on–the apparent subject of your poem. But slip in a detail that … Continue reading

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First Taste

Written for:  dVerse Poets – OpenLinkNight #187 Share a poem. Vapors of onion kulcha rose from plate, along with its companions of Naan, and a crispy cracker-like bread. Dipping sauces were set down–red, green, sweet, spicy–all delicious. I ordered a … Continue reading

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Green Pop

Written for:  Poetic Asides #374 – Write a pop poem. Canned spinach was made famous by Popeye,pipe-smoking, and muscular. Olive Oyl swooned as he popped open a can and poured it down his throat. Made him a better man than … Continue reading

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The Trader

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2016 Chapbook Challenge – Day 19 For today’s prompt, write a poem about a commonplace location. The poem could be about the local grocery store, library, or something even more intimate–like your kitchen or bathroom. … Continue reading

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Chestnuts

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tanka Splendor #6, Chestnuts Chestnuts are very common all over the globe and chestnuts have a kind of deeper meaning that fits the idea of tanka being a love poem, because the chestnut’s meaning is fertility … Continue reading

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Coney Island In Black And White

Written for:  Poetic Asides #371 – Ekphrastic (written from artwork) Nathan’s, a Mecca in the heart of Brooklyn. Every part of a child’s fantasy in one place– sizzling hot dogs, fat french fries peeking out of a paper cone. Could … Continue reading

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Peppers

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub, “Arrangements by Emily Blincoe”  (Posted by Grace) I have chosen her work, Arrangements, the theme for this Poetics.  If you are a tidy person, the one who conscientiously arranges things, then her photos would speak … Continue reading

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