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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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This Pad is Reserved

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – The Tuesday Platform C’mon in, the Platform is yours today! Please share a poem with us. Long or short, old or new, it’s up to you. Toads gather on lily pads to … Continue reading

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The Ladies

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #282 Words:  water, shrill, stitch, draw, become, wake, single, blue, ribbon, circle, peak, sense See how that aqua blue ribbon becomes her, Mildred? Even at her peak, she never looked so radiant. That singular … Continue reading

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To My Virtual Friends

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2016 Chapbook Challenge – Day 14 Write a dedication poem.  Pick someone or something as a subject and dedicate your poem to him, her, it, etc. You may consider titling your poem “For Big Foot” … Continue reading

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Here And Now

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Appreciation (posted by Sumana Roy) “Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.”—Voltaire There is a lesson we all need to learn–treasure family and friends while … Continue reading

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Success

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1024 success “Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.” ~ Swami Sivananda An example by Issa, one of the four greatest haiku poets ever: giddy grasshopper take … Continue reading

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Green Awning

Written for:  Poetic Asides #355 Write a cravings poem. Saw that green awning rippling on the corner, few tables and chairs scattered underneath. Windows shimmered in high heat. I could not wait to eat at my favorite Italian restaurant. Met … Continue reading

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Transfer

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads, “The Butterfly Effect” I would like you to think about a random event in your own life, maybe something that just happened (or didn’t). If you feel unable to do that you can … Continue reading

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Hybrid Peach

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Fireblossom Friday: “A Touch Of Gray” “Every silver lining’s got a touch of gray”~The Grateful Dead This notion of a touch of gray in an otherwise good situation could be applied to … Continue reading

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When You’ve Had Enough

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Bullying Put yourself in the position of bullied, bully, ally, or observer. Here comes Fran. Oh no! She won’t leave Meg alone. I’m frozen in place. If we run, she’ll chase us. What will I … Continue reading

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