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Written for Quickly #18 – Whole Cloth Begin with a lie. At some point mention a specific date. Include one small animal and one large one (names will suffice). Before you finish, correct the lie in such a way that … Continue reading

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Beyond

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1092, Fantasy in g-moll for Cello by Fanny Mendelssohn fantasy world unfolds while the wind tears clouds apart in sunny colors clouds moving, changing everlasting fantasy world unfolds © Chèvrefeuille (our host) Here is my attempt: … Continue reading

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After Three Days

Written for:  Poetics Aside #353 – Write a nothing important poem. Maybe it’s a poem about an unimportant tool, plant, animal, or even person. Of course, sometimes the unimportant things are revealed to be the most important of all. So … Continue reading

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Belgium

Written for:  Carpe Diem #967 Belgium Belgium was one of the countries who established the preliminary European Union, the EEC (European Economic Community). Through the treaty of Rome Belgium was a co-founder of the EU in 1957. Now almost 70 … Continue reading

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Childhood, A Picnic

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Picnic Summer gathered neighbors for a ride out to Valley Stream, Long Island carrying bulging baskets of food, coolers chunked with ice and canned sodas. Moms brought salads and tubs of cut fruit. Dads dared … Continue reading

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Holding On

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – one this snowflake-Micro poetry “one this snowflake (alighting) is upon a gravestone” e.e. cummings The object of this challenge is to write a poem in no more than 10 lines (but you … Continue reading

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Pushcarts

Written for:  Poetic Asides #331 – Write a pushy poem. Vegetables! Fruit! Knives sharpened! Pushcarts on the lower east side of Manhattan. Heard tales of these vendors all my life. When I started grade school, two pushcarts were front row … Continue reading

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Narrow Road

Written for:  Carpe Diem #872 our journey continues: across the field; one patch of a rice field; roots of elegance we are walking together with Basho and his companions the narrow path into the deep north. across the field the … Continue reading

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Sunburned Without Water

Written for The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #227 Words:  first, wings, plains, river, stalk, flies, want, red, naked, inside, world, clarity You best get your red, naked butt inside the house, Clarity Jane, ‘fore the flies getcha. Wash your hands first, … Continue reading

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At the Mercy of . . .

Written for: Poets United Midweek Motif~Mercy Write a new poem on an experience of mercy. At the mercy of weather, they huddle together in makeshift tents. They are unable to pay rents to landlords who build luxury dwellings and isn’t … Continue reading

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