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Stacking Logs

Written for:  Poems of Garden Gnomes “And so, this week marks another “end of Summer”. But before we pay full homage to the Fall season, let us have one last fling – one last dance with this Summer. I ask … Continue reading

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Shoe Days

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  A Closet Full of Shoes   (posted by Kim) “What I would like you to do is focus on shoes: they may be in a shop window or on feet, your own or … Continue reading

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In Simpler Times

Written for Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Weekend Mini-Challenge:  “Out of Your Own Words”  (imagined by Magaly Guerrero) Grandma loved wearing red nail polish, fanning out her fingers in admiration. In her bedroom, silver brushes and combs adorned her … Continue reading

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Just Another Sad Holiday

Written for:  Carpe Diem Namasté, The Spiritual Way #9, Mother’s Day “I have sought the Internet for some information about this holiday and I ran into the following:” ‘Mother’s Day is a celebration honoring mothers and motherhood, maternal bonds, and the … Continue reading

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Aftermath

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #32  (posted by whimsygizmo) Used to be a beach, son. Ocean’s white waves spilled, filled hem of shore with laced froth. Sand covered this ground, tiny grains that sifted through fingers. See tattooed … Continue reading

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Their Fiftieth

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2017 Challenge  Day 19 Write a memory poem. Mom, I am thinking about Eating dinner with family gathered, Dad Making a toast On your fiftieth wedding anniversary, Recalling his words, You are the gem in … Continue reading

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Comfort

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2017 Challenge-Day 1 Write a reminiscing poem. Only a five year-old would race down a hill side, and crash into a bee. Me, forgetting ripe blackberries waiting to be picked. I wanted to lick my … Continue reading

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A Tale of Four Heads

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #290 Words:  beasts, delusion, story, boons, revenge, blanks, relish, bruise, peeling, flash, splinter, brims Let me read you a bedtime story. Go brush your teeth; I will be with you in a flash. Dash, … Continue reading

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Scent Reminders

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads  (posted by Susie Clevenger) “Bits of Imagination”~Perfume ‘I am sure even reading the word perfume will take your thoughts to a favorite scent, be it from a bottle or the scented air of … Continue reading

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Loss

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub:  Meeting The Bar~Prose Poetry  (posted by Frank Hubeny) “I assume, perhaps naively, that a prose poem uses fewer line breaks than one would use in free verse. I assume its content is less like a … Continue reading

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