Tag Archives: Written for Challenge

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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Packing

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2017 Challenge – Day 20 Write a task poem. Each day my task is the same, pack this wrap that, mark the box. There’s no way to make it a game. Each day my task … Continue reading

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Their Fiftieth

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2017 Challenge  Day 19 Write a memory poem. Mom, I am thinking about Eating dinner with family gathered, Dad Making a toast On your fiftieth wedding anniversary, Recalling his words, You are the gem in … Continue reading

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Here Lies . . .

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2017 Challenge – Day 18 Two-For-Tuesday  Write a life and/or death poem. Here lies Freddy, always up for travel–just not on the Underground. She climbed life like a mountain, each age brought new heights. She … Continue reading

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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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Get Her Out Of Your System

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2017 Challenge – Day 16 For today’s prompt, take the phrase “(blank) System,” 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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