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Sometimes In Rain

Written for:  Poetic Asides April 2016 Challenge – Day 4 Write a distance poem. Far from those people you have loved all your life, one month can seem like a year. When rain teems and weather is drear, you find your … Continue reading

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Lake-wise

Written for:  Robert Brewer’s challenge:  Decima (10 lines of 8 syllables) Rhyme: A/B/B/A/A/C/C/D/D/C She lived by a lake–clear, serene, a place where words floated and spun into vivid verse while the sun was veiled by clouds and stayed unseen. She … Continue reading

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*Did You Ever See the Rain? (a Fibonacci)

Written for:  A Prompt Each Day *Song title by The Who Rain streamed. Did you see one drop, how the light pierced through, or were you worried you’d be late to yet another dinner with familiar people, and missed the uniqueness … Continue reading

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On a Lesser Scale

Written for:  Phoenix Rising, Destination:  The Taj Mahal Today, we ask you to use the magnificent Taj Mahal as inspiration for your poems. They could be about someone’s final resting place written in maybe an Elegy, or you could incorporate … Continue reading

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We, The Ravens (a Fibonacci)

Written for:  Phoenix Rising DESTINATION: TOWER OF LONDON Write something on this site and an experience there. You could write from the POV of a palace guard, or a Londoner, a royal or maybe even as William the Conquerer, who … Continue reading

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Wild at Heart

Written for:  Imaginary Garden with Real Toads – Sunday Challenge Bout-Rimés Today I thought we’d try a little game that’s called Bout-Rimés (from French and means rhymed ends. The game itself is attributed to the French Poet Dulot, and though the … Continue reading

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Bury The Carrots With Me

Written for:  Poetic Asides April PAD – Day 30 Bury the ___, replace blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write your poem. Here lies Bugs Bunny, interred with his … Continue reading

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Did You Hear That?

Written for:  Poetic Asides April PAD – Day 29 Write a what nobody knows poem (secret stories, locations, etc.) Bassett Hound watches Sister and I praise his looks Both of us hear, “thanks.” No one else in room We face … Continue reading

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Wait For Me (an Englyn)*

Written for Poetic Asides April PAD – Day 27 Write a looking back poem Of course, some people just glance over their shoulders, and others stop and turn all the way around. Some look back in time and weigh their … Continue reading

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Hobnobbing with the Discontented

Written for:  Poetic Asides April PAD – Day 26 For today’s prompt, take a word or two invented by William Shakespeare, make it the title of your poem, and write your poem. Click here for a link to some words … Continue reading

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