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Sky Silhouette

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2017 Challenge – Day 17 Today is a special day for so many reasons, but one in the poetic realm is that today is International Haiku Poetry Day. It always falls on April 17, because … Continue reading

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Still Life With Pup

Written for:  Fireblossom Friday: Looking Beyond The Obvious “I want you to try to write a slightly dishonest poem. A little bit misleading. Give us something to focus on–the apparent subject of your poem. But slip in a detail that … Continue reading

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Woman, Grown

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1121, Growth […] “There I was, being reborn, wanting to be bathed both inside and out by the immense sun that was shining and that was asking me to continue to grow more.” […] (Source: The Pilgrimage … Continue reading

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Saying Goodbye To Childhood

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #278-Baker’s Dozen Words:  volume, now, machine, lounge, collide, symbol, couch, grave, card, cushion, groove, grind, never Volume of mourners gathered together at graveside was symbolic–a testament to love everyone had for this mother, mother-in-law, … Continue reading

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Writing Technique-“Exquisite Detail”

Written for:  Carpe Diem Tanka Splendor #25th, Teika’s 9th Tanka Writing Technique – Exquisite Detail (prompt: charcoal) This style is indicated by exact and precise details with often complex imagery. In Teika’s anthology of tanka styles he has 29 examples. … Continue reading

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Ms. Death

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads:  Bits of Inspiration – If Death Were A Woman (posted by Susie Clevenger) Whatever Lady death is I want you to write about her. You can approach the topic in whatever manner you … Continue reading

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In For Questioning

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #259 Words:  thrust, page, grill, family, twist, sing, check, unfettered, train, finish, run, flower After being thrust into a chair, stared at, and grilled for hours for a twisted crime she did not commit, … Continue reading

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Out Of The Fire

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub, Quadrille #12 (Posted by Bjorn) (44 words) The word rose, a wonderful flower, but also a color, a name, a verb (both making something rosy, the past tense of rise). One of the most used … Continue reading

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Bending With The Wind

Written for:  Poets United Midweek Motif~Resilience Define/clarify resilience by example They threw punches at her gut. She hurt, she healed. Demeaning words picked away at open wounds. Children challenged her sanity; she came through. Lacking encouragement, she fought through barriers. … Continue reading

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Garden Thoughts

Written for:  The Sunday Whirl, Wordle #253 Words:  tawny, mad, plaster, mist, tassel, creep, vine, chill, trap, crack, diverse, lucid Chilled evening mist. She shrugs tawny shoulders, as her gaze falls on that silly statue of herself, cast from a … Continue reading

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