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Wordless Wednesday ~ Douglas Aster

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Strange Bedfellows

Smudging windows with your nose, Marring floors with dirty toes, Shedding on the furniture, Crud you’ve rolled in cakes your fur. Snoring, scratching, snorts and whines, Odors one cannot define, So many things best left unsaid, For now, it’s late. … Continue reading

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The Afterbeat Waltz

[to the Tune of the Tennessee Waltz (two-three) (one-two and-a)] When I was Seventeen High school band Agony Playing the French horn, you See (two-three), (one-two) while the Rest of the Instruments Soared with the Melody I got the Slow … Continue reading

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I Recant

Today’s poetry challenge at dVerse is to write a palinode. As host Grace explains: A palinode or palinody is an ode or song that retracts or recants a view or sentiment to what the poet wrote in a previous poem… … Continue reading

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Spring Reveal

Whose legs these are I think I know; Encased in jeans all winter, though. Today I’ll shave, first time this year! The spring reveal: legs white as snow. Belatedly for dVerse MTB prompt: The Body and Poetry

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Chez Maggie

NaPoWriMo,*Day twenty-seven: Today’s prompt: “write a poem in the form of a review. But not a review of a book or a movie of a restaurant. Instead, I challenge you to write a poetic review of something that isn’t normally … Continue reading

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Frostilocks

Whose house this is, I think I know. Their village is the woods, and so they will not mind my stepping in, I’ll eat their porridge, then I’ll go. Their furniture both sparse and spare, I tried to sit in … Continue reading

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Plumb Tired

Day Nine of NaPoWriMo. * Today’s prompt: ” write a “concrete” poem – a poem in which the lines and words are organized to take a shape that reflects in some way the theme of the poem. “ As my … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Countdown

Tap tap… “Is this thing on?” I am answered with the squeal of feedback from my microphone. Squinting through the bright spotlight, I see vague outlines of a few forms in the audience. I hear the shuffling of feet, some … Continue reading

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First Thoughts #1: Sarasponda

Sarasponda, sarasponda, Sarasponda ret set set Sarasponda, sarasponda, Sarasponda ret set set. A doray-oh, A doray boomday-oh A doray-boomday ret set set Ah-say pah-say oh. Remember the Sarasponda song? Apparently, I do. I learned it forty years ago when I … Continue reading

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