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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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Uncomplicated Years

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Nostalgia The word “nostalgia” comes from two Greek roots, nostos meaning ‘return home’ and algia ‘longing’. However neither poetry nor politics birthed the term, rather it came from ‘medicine’. In the seventeenth century nostalgia was … Continue reading

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Sitting, Reflecting

Written for:  Poetic Asides #375 Write a reflection poem. At times I sit, reflecting on decisions made in my life, some impulsive and poor, others wise. There were adventures even with- in strange situations. I am glad to have memories … Continue reading

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Clair de Lune

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Music Music is our motif today. You might also focus on any musical instrument, any special song or composer. In a dim corner of a bistro, he sips a mellow red wine– her favorite. Raindrops … Continue reading

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