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The Question is . . .

Written for dVerse Poets Pub – “The Answer is 42”   (posted by Bjorn) “Today I want you to write a poem consisting only of questions. Leave the answer to the reader. You can write it as a single question … Continue reading

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Ball Game in Coney Island

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Meeting The Bar:  The Acrostic  (posted by Frank) To write an acrostic poem, take a word or phrase and use each letter as the first letter of each line in the poem. One should … Continue reading

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Built For Two

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Bicycles, Tricycles, or Unicycles (posted by Susan) Your Challenge: There are far fewer poems with a cycling motif than there should be. Let’s fix that! “Get a bicycle. You will not regret it. If you … Continue reading

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Heart-Shaped Balloon

Written for dVerse Poets:  Quadrille #29  (posted by WhimsyGizmo) Hello, amazing poets! WhimsyGizmo here, and it’s my personal favorite day, Quadrille Monday! Today, I want us to drift about our poems using the word balloon. If you give me a … Continue reading

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Some Things About Giggling

Written for:  dVerse:  Quadrille #27  (posted by whimsygizmo) For today’s Q44, I would like you to giggle. Give it a good loud verb voice. Or allow it its noun-dom. Add a couple of letters and turn it into an adjective … Continue reading

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The Annual Animal Parade

Written for:  Quickly:  Funny Thing Happened Until then…Mardi Gras. Play it straight or play it kinky. Invent your own version of the parade. Maybe even make up your own Krewe. What’s your thing? What do you throw to the crowd? … Continue reading

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Snow Fun

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1105 Christmas Oratorio: Cantata #1 BWV 248 – Mov. 1/9 by J.S. Bach racing through thick snow his legs have disappeared dachshund with white nose http://chevrefeuillescarpediem.blogspot.nl/

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Time Tip-Toes Away

Written for:  dVerse Poets, “It’s All in the Timing!” (posted by Lillian) Write a poem that includes the word, time. There is no time to play with that dog; we will be late. This is no time to fuss in … 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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