Tag Archives: Funny

Greetings!

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Tuesday Poetics:  Wish You Were Here (posted by whimsygizmo) Write a postcard poem. Your poem can be serious, funny, fun, tongue-in-cheek, gleeful or melancholy. Just be sure it’ll fit on a postcard (think 12 … Continue reading

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Here Lies . . .

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2017 Challenge – Day 18 Two-For-Tuesday  Write a life and/or death poem. Here lies Freddy, always up for travel–just not on the Underground. She climbed life like a mountain, each age brought new heights. She … Continue reading

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Spanish Test

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2017 Challenge – Day 12 Write a guilty poem. Giggling girls copied each other’s answers on test. Sage Spanish teacher wrote, “Roving Eyeballs.”

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Attack of the Orange-Haired Gnomes

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads Title-Tale (Poetry and Flash Fiction with Magaly) Greetings, dear Toads. Today’s mini-challenge is simple (and funny, I hope). The world is so gloomy right now, that most of us could probably use a … Continue reading

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It’s Your Choice

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads  (Imagined by Isadora Gruye) Out of Standard:  Multiple Choice In the current political climate of my America shaped box, leaders are lifting lines directly from one of my favorite authors – a man … Continue reading

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Animal Acres

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #281 Words:  truth, recap, single, leap, feeble, seal, climb, preen, flee, siren, lean, cheat Preening peacocks strut single file for full effect. Seals swim in circles, leaning into pools that eddy and ripple in … Continue reading

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The Land of Lalamilty

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens with Real Toads:  “Stuff and Nonsense” Given the mood in my country over the last month, I wanted to steer today’s prompt in a more lighthearted direction. Art doesn’t have to be serious to be meaningful. … Continue reading

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Epitaphs

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2016 Chapbook Challenge-Day 30 Write a last chance poem. Here lies Lucky always plucky. Lost all, owed big time, rubbed out in his prime. At saloon called Last Chance, he drank too much, died without … Continue reading

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Crows

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tanka Splendor #23, Crows on a bare branch a crow lands autumn dusk © Basho (Tr. Jane Reichhold) autumn departs between bare branches crows nest abandoned after the cold dark winter it will be inhabited again © … Continue reading

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Sara’s Splendid Garden

Written for:  dVerse Poets, Poetics:  Johnny’s Garden  (posted by Kim) The challenge is to write a poem about a garden. It can be a real garden (yours or someone else’s), a fantasy garden, a fictional garden, such as The Secret … Continue reading

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