Tag Archives: Written for Challenge

The End Of April

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2017 Challenge – Day 30 For today’s prompt, take the phrase “The (blank),” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write your poem. … Continue reading

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Diet Drink

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2017 Challenge – Day 29 For today’s prompt, write a metric poem. Most of the world uses the metric system to measure things out; not so much in the States. But there are meters and … Continue reading

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Ugh!

Written for:  Poetics Aside April 2017 Challenge – Day 28 Write about a smell. Her armpits emitted an odor of perspiration and something bolder. Garlic discharged from pores; she had no social mores and wondered why they did not promote … Continue reading

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Eyes That See Not

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2017 Challenge – Day 27 For today’s prompt, use at least 3 of the following 6 words in your poem (using a word or two in your title is fine); for extra credit, try using … Continue reading

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No Regrets

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2017 Challenge – Day 26 Write a regret poem. Once a woman filled with regrets of poor choices and uphill climbs, she ruminated, lived in her secrets thus missing moments most sublime. A day in older … Continue reading

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Air Travel

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2017 Challenge – Day 25 Write a love and/or anti-love poem. Security and weather worries, oh no, not a computer glitch. Can’t they turn a switch or knob to get us on our way? All … Continue reading

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Faithful

Written for: Poetic Asides April 2017 Challenge – Day 24 Write a faith poem.  For some people, faith means religion. For others, faith means trusting in science and mathematics. Still others, think George Michael’s “Faith” just as some immediately conjure … Continue reading

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Last Guy On Earth

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2017 Challenge – Day 23 For today’s prompt, take the phrase “Last (blank),” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write your poem. … Continue reading

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The Ballad of Stanley Squirrel

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2017 Challenge – Day 22 Write a fable poem.  (conveys a moral, usually told with animal characters) A haughty squirrel named Stanley, refused to share nuts and similar staples of life. No wife. Kept to … Continue reading

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Chinese Fan

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2017 Challenge – Day 21 For today’s prompt, pick an object (any object), make it the title of your poem, and then, write your poem. Possible titles could include: “Toothbrush,” “Rake,” “Pilot G2 Premium Gel … Continue reading

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