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Louder

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Get Listed – April Ain’t Fooling edition  (Imagined by Grapeling) Your word list for the Global / National / Earthbound (though maybe some astronauts are playing, who knows?) Poetry Writing Month 2017 is: … Continue reading

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Disaster

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads: Get Listed! For this challenge, I have selected a few distinctive words from each poem. Use a minimum of THREE words (or derivatives) in a new poem on a subject of your choice. … Continue reading

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Mistakes

Written for:  Elizabeth’s Creativity Challenge #25, Mistakes The people were tired, uninspired by politicians. Here is a businessman with no experience in government. Let’s send him to The White House. He claimed disgust, and ineptitude regarding handling of military, Wall … Continue reading

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Trust

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads: Out of Standard, “Future/Tense” On November 8th, the next President of the United States was selected by the electoral college. This choice has sparked uncertainty in many of us. And look, many of … Continue reading

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Riches

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Wealth The subject of Wealth is today’s topic: whatever wealth means to us. “To be wealthy and honored in an unjust society is a disgrace”–Confucius Weekend Glory By Maya Angelou Some clichty folks don’t know … Continue reading

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A Year In The Life Of America

Written for: Poetic Asides #365 – Write “a year in the life” poem. For today’s prompt, write a “year in the life” poem. It could be a poem about something that takes a year to happen, a summary of a … Continue reading

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Living With Fears

Written for dVerse Poets Pub:  What Are You Afraid Of?  (posted by Mish) As our fears range from large scale and ominous to the simple worries of everyday life, they all have an effect on our decisions, our happiness and … Continue reading

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Typhoon Trump

In my opinion . . . Blonde clouds gathered In an orange sky. Hatred Rained down, white hoods And storm troopers returned To restore order. Borders Were erected. No one could get Inside or out. Laws were bent, Hearts were … Continue reading

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Getting My Tweets From Birds

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub-Part 4, Catching Up With Samuel Peralta 140 characters of a tweet Don’t bluebird tweet. Sweet thoughts I keep to myself until face to face. My opinions have their place, in my head. Part 4, Catching … Continue reading

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Blind, Deaf Commitment

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Commitment “Blind commitment to a theory is not an intellectual virtue: it is an intellectual crime.”—Imre Lakatos For unity we must commit to him, they say, while knowing his temperament does not fit. On what … Continue reading

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