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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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Surroundings

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Home Creating a sense of home in our lives is our aim today. If you dress in soft clothing, paint your walls in pleasing tones, have comfortable furniture in which to park your bones, own … Continue reading

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The Playground Pile-On

Written for:  The Mag #298 I focus my camera on the annual Playground Pile-on. Record number of kids this year.  Look at those two strong girls clamped to each end. First time I have seen girls on the ends. Children raise their … Continue reading

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Learning by Observation

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Teacher, One Who Teaches Your challenge:  Bring a great teacher memory to life in a new poem. Or, if you don’t have one, use learning as your motif. They teach me the art of joy, … Continue reading

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