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Echo of Broken Words

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #304 Words:  whistle, prints, echo, thread, ring, apart, wheel, broken, gnaws, fall, touch Echo of your broken words rings in hollow tones, whistle-threads that tangle, and gnaw at my insides. Like a damaged wheel … Continue reading

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Get Her Out Of Your System

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2017 Challenge – Day 16 For today’s prompt, take the phrase “(blank) System,” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write your poem. … Continue reading

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Howling in the Street

Written for:  Quickly’s Thursday “Too Much of a Good Thing” How do you know when to quit? How do you learn? We are choosing a prompt from a listing. My choice is:  She was howling. Animal shriek.  Wolf loose in … Continue reading

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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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Cost Factors

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens with Real Toads, Flash 55 Plus! The rules of this prompt have not changed: Write a piece of poetry or prose on a subject of your choice in precisely 55 WORDS. For the optional extra element … Continue reading

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