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Are We Compatible?

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Chaucerian Stanza or Rhyme Royal Posted by Frank Hubeny in Meeting the Bar: Critique and Craft The form consists of seven metrical lines with the rhyme pattern ababbcc. A metrical line has a pattern … Continue reading

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At My Sister’s House

Written for:  Poetic Asides #408 – Write a second home poem. Most people have a first home–even if it’s just the place where you lay your head or stash your heart. But many people also have a second home–a place … Continue reading

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Fierce Heat and Friendship

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub  – Haibun Monday  (posted by hayesspencer) Summer is slowly winding down and this morning, there was a tad bit of cool in the air – which has long since dissipated! My prompt for you all … Continue reading

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Nature’s Constant

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads:  Weekend Challenge – The News (posted by Brendan) The amount of news we are now confronted with is immense. In 2011, information scientists deduced that Americans took in five times as much information … Continue reading

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In the Chapel

Written for: Imaginary Garden with Real Toads Fireblossom Friday: Incongruity Where setting does not match action or character does not match setting Gusts of gloom blew, seeming to follow mourners inside the chapel. He lay in a mahogany casket, looking … Continue reading

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I Want To Laugh

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2016 Chapbook Challenge-Day 28 For today’s prompt, take the phrase “I Want (blank),” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then write the poem. … Continue reading

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Puddles

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1047, Riddles or Puddles Riddle where do they go? these flowers on a path by summer’s passing © Jane Reichhold Puddle dried up puddles covered with pollen moiré shapes of shores in puddles the pattern of raindrops … Continue reading

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Happiness

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1011, Happiness […] “Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.”                                   … Continue reading

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Green Awning

Written for:  Poetic Asides #355 Write a cravings poem. Saw that green awning rippling on the corner, few tables and chairs scattered underneath. Windows shimmered in high heat. I could not wait to eat at my favorite Italian restaurant. Met … Continue reading

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An Elegy For Mom

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Write an elegy (posted by Gail) Today I’m presenting how to write an elegy. The word is derived from the Greek word elegus which means “song of bereavement.”  An elegy is a poem written … Continue reading

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