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Reaction and Love

Written for:  Miz Quickly – #5 – Write Hard “Each of the following lines from The New York Times is likely to provoke an emotional response of some kind. Choose one of these or write a VERY BRIEF simplification of … Continue reading

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Poetic Medicine

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – My Dearest Book, I Wrote You a Poem Weekend Mini-challenge:  Write a new poem dedicated to a novel or a poetry collection you love.  (131 words or fewer) Thank you for giving … Continue reading

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Innisfree Gardens

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – “Hope and the places That Heal You” (Imagined by Sherry Blue Sky) For your challenge, write a poem about the landscape you love, the places that heal you, the ones you call … Continue reading

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Lost and Found

Written for:  dVerse Poets  “Have a Heart!”  (posted by Lillian) Include the word “heart” somewhere in your poem. Perhaps some will be clever and we’ll have to search for it: the art is divine; she art thine; hear thy self. Or … Continue reading

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Closed For Repairs

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2016 Chapbook Challenge – Day 29 Two-for-Tuesday.  Write a love and/or anti-love poem. A heart in pieces needs mending. How many wounds can be borne until love’s entrance is suppressed.

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Ash

Written for:  Carpe Diem #993, Ash Through their understanding of Universal Order and their appreciation of their own unique role in it, the Celts discovered a deep sense of belonging and a purpose for their existence. Our modern and hectic daily … Continue reading

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Different Wounds

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Recovery/Healing Broken bones can be knit together. Wounds may be stitched, recovery slow and steady. You are never ready for the death of someone close to you. There is no recovery, but they say, in … Continue reading

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Songs Playing Softly

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~”Let Your Song be Delicate” (or Not) Even the mournful cries of doves are soft coos. Golden finches, alighting on branches of an apple tree, chirp in cheery tones of peace. Passing away of someone … Continue reading

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Witch Hazel

Written for:  Carpe Diem #691, Witch Hazel Today our prompt is Witch Hazel … a unique bush with a lot of uses hidden in it e.g. health issues. I will try to tell you all first a little bit more about … Continue reading

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Doctor, Doctor

Written for:  Poetics Aside #297, Write a patchwork poem. Patches are literally everywhere–in quilts, on clothes, and hey, even bandages and tape are a sort of patch. Then, there are the patches we place on our hearts, souls, and spirits. … Continue reading

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