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The Bee That Does Not Fit In

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads:  Which Bee? For today’s Weekend Mini-Challenge, I invite you to share a bit of bee poetry… specifically, we will write poems that explore a moment in the life of one of the three … Continue reading

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The Trip

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #243 Words:  tell, line, stand, source, atoms, born, journey, sky, cycle, still, stones, return You do not have to stand in line for the sky journey. Your source is the group of stones you have … Continue reading

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Greener on the Other Side of the Keyhole

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens with Real Toads:  Keyhole Today’s challenge is to write from a keyhole perspective. It can be a glimpse on the inside or looking to the outside.  One eye fills the keyhole, a beautiful day of greens … Continue reading

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Monkey Puzzle Tree

Written for Poets United, Midweek Motif~Tree(s) Tree(s): What was/is a tree to you?   Is there one you miss or wish to meet someday? I want to see those tangled branches of the monkey puzzle tree. The name fascinates me. … Continue reading

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The Librarian

Written for:  Red Wolf Poems, We Wordle #28 words:  illumination, October, stranger, mud-streaked, library 1) passage of time – perhaps have the character speaking in childhood or youth in part one; and then speaking as an older person in part … Continue reading

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Three Rooms For One

Written for:  Red Wolf Poems #220, “On The Road” Tourist Home, Motor Village, Travel Court, Bedbug Palace, Motel Hell Write about that room by the highway. When they said, budget motel, we never figured that they meant “extras.” Yet, the … Continue reading

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Clean Conversation

Written for Creative Bloomings, “Person-To-Person” Today we link back to the last prompt where we were asked to personify our muse. Take some of that magic and personify two things in nature or around your house. Write a poem using … Continue reading

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Meeting

Written for:  Carpe Diem “Little Ones” #12, Shadorma The Shadorma is a poetic form consisting of a six-line stanza (or sestet). The form is alleged to have originated in Spain. Each stanza has a syllable count of three syllables in the … Continue reading

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Lasso Me

Written for The Mag #231 You get used to the sun, sonny boy. It becomes part of your skin, as does this hot, dry land, dusty sand ingrained like grit that never fully washes clean. I learned to lasso when … Continue reading

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Summer Skips Off (a shadorma)

Written for Creative Bloomings, “Back to Normal” And so we return to our daily lives, refreshed and ready to resume where June had left us. What is the first thing you will do now that camp is over? Do you … Continue reading

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