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A Girl’s Determination

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2016 Challenge – Day 24 For today’s prompt, write a poem in which something is lost and then regained. Maybe a relationship is lost and then regained, or a special keepsake. Maybe it was stolen … 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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Watermelon Slices

Written for:  Red Wolf Poems #218, “Time Travel” This week we will use our memory to time travel…all the way back to childhood.  Writing about a memory captures it, much like a photograph does; but words also capture emotion, mood, … Continue reading

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To A Sweetie

Written for:  Creative Bloomings, InForm Poets:  Elegy An elegy is a song of sorrow or mourning–often for someone who has died. But, since poets exercise license, they can also write elegies for the ends of things: a life, a love … Continue reading

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The “S” Word

Written for:  The Daily Post at WordPress.com, “Can’t Watch This” When was the last time you watched something so scary, cringe-worthy, or unbelievably tacky — in a movie, on TV, or in real life — you had to cover your eyes? … Continue reading

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Sweet Scents

Written for:  The Daily Post at WordPress.com, “Now?  Later!” We all procrastinate. Website, magazine, knitting project, TV show, something else — what’s your favorite procrastination destination? Almost anything is an ample excuse for not cleaning. Even daydreaming on the outdoor … Continue reading

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Boom!

Written for Poetic Asides Write a poem of industry. Business is booming in the gun industry. The NRA is happy. School kids are dying every week here in the good old U.S.A. Deranged people can buy guns. What’s the bottom … Continue reading

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You Mattered

Written for Poetic Asides:  Write a tribute poem. So many names etched in glossy black walls at which we stand and stare appalled at the enormous number of fallen soldiers, hoping we will not see a name we know, a … Continue reading

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A World Without Scented Malls

Shops in malls lure you in with scent that fans out, a putrid perfume odor that nauseates me. I hurry along, hold my breath, and race past store. Invasive. Guaranteed they’ll never hook me. Written for Creative Bloomings #153/”A World … Continue reading

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Just Before Cracking

Times arise when a person needs to surpass a warning, such as, `All his assistants left in tears; he never had anyone longer than a year, he is a prejudiced snob, and totally irrational to boot.’ I did not give … Continue reading

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