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A Hug

Written for:  1sojournal – Day 14, Creativity Challenge-“Hug” Hugs are versatile. Lovers meet after long absence, and cling to each other. Is a friend sad, upset, rueful, in mourning? No magic wand exists to vanquish pain, but a gentle hug … Continue reading

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Where Is It Pointing?

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – “The Cross-roads” (Micro Poetry) The object of this challenge is to write a poem in no more than 10 lines (but you may write in fewer than 10 lines all the way … Continue reading

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Ms. Death

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads:  Bits of Inspiration – If Death Were A Woman (posted by Susie Clevenger) Whatever Lady death is I want you to write about her. You can approach the topic in whatever manner you … Continue reading

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Written for:  Carpe Diem #1019 compassion “Our human compassion binds us the one to the other – not in pity or patronizingly, but as human beings who have learnt how to turn our common suffering into hope for the future.” … Continue reading

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Blinded By Eyes

Written For:  dVerse Poets Pub – Haibun Monday:  A Little Romance Our romances are like a movie or the most mundane ordinary thing in the world.  I want you to please think and pull out your best romantic (or funniest … Continue reading

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On Acceptance

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Acceptance “Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them; that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.”—Lao Tzu “I want to … Continue reading

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Sir?

Written for: Poetics Aside #360.  Pick a word you might use to get someone’s attention. Make that word the title of your poem, and write the poem. Been here long, sir? No, not on this bench– on this planet. Why … Continue reading

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Taken In

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #257 words:  irk, succumb, numb, crack, crumble, thumb, thrum, lock, slick, lucky, spark You succumbed chum, thrum of your heart won. You cracked, crumbled. Thought you were slick. You got picked like a lock … Continue reading

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Seashell

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads:  Sunday Mini-Challenge: Shallows, Deeply For your challenge today, let’s show there still be dragons below and within and around us. Find something deep in a shallow world. And to make this somewhat true … Continue reading

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Family Trip

Written for:  Poetic Asides #352 Write an “are we there yet” poem. Dad, how much longer until we’re there? I’m sure we passed this road before. Remember that diner, Eats Here? Dad, how much longer until we’re there? I have … Continue reading

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