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Day seven of National Poetry Writing Month. NaPoWriMo.net prompt: “…write a poem that plays with the idea of a list.”

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April Showers Bring…

It’s April, and we all know what that means: NaPoWriMo! It’s National Poetry Writing Month, and the well-versed souls at NaPoWriMo.net are once again supplying us with inspiration, motivation and creative prompts to help us in the challenge of writing … Continue reading

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Magnet Poem #4

a lazy rain-beat symphony, luscious and raw through shadowy mist. a forest sings of dreams and time, and I recall how sweet spring moonlight smells.

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The Big Reveal: Blogging from A to Z April Challenge

April is always a challenging month on this blog. I am of course referring to the blogging/poetry challenges that take place this time of year. For 2021, I’m participating in the Blogging from A to Z Challenge, where one commits … Continue reading

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2020 hindsight

sights – set high – blown off cours(ing) through air – a virus strain(s) humanity

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Poetic Injustice

Justice is blind, though inherently judgmental. My verdict awaits. COVID culls with dispassion guilty and guileless alike. dVerse MTB: Jisei (Japanese Death Poems)

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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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The Simple Life

Day 26 of NaPoWriMo.* For today’s prompt, we were asked to fill out an “Almanac Questionnaire” that you can find here, then use our responses as the basis for a poem. And so I came up with this depiction of … Continue reading

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Day Twenty-five: Free Write

NaPoWriMo Day 25. * Today, “The prompt, which you can find in its entirety here, was  developed by the poet and teacher Hoa Nguyen, asks you to use a long poem by James Schuyler as a guidepost for your poem.” The … Continue reading

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Sweet Bella

Bella went to heaven today. Now her worry wrinkles will unfold. She will take well-earned peaceful naps and  wake the angels with her snoring. She will bow down and wiggle her butt in the universal “let’s play” gesture, And other … Continue reading

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