The Lunatic, the Lover, and the Poet

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Because I Can and It Is Fun

I had to do it. I said I might, and I did. Thanks to the Blogging A to Z Challenge, I met a fellow poet and he wrote this poem that I had to respond to. Al, this is for you.   Moms Know All the Answers By Jessica Scott  ...

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Penultimately Yours…

I think I failed today’s poetry prompt. We are supposed to write a review. It can be about anything, which did open up a lot of doors to me since today’s blogging letter of the day is Y. Except, I’m not so sure mine is a review. Although, in my head...

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X is for…

X and O By Jessica Scott     X and O. Kisses and hugs. You can have one or the other, Though in general they play Follow the Leader.   X and O. Easily missed when lost, They make the miles disappear When found at the end of a letter.  ...

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Putting On A Mask

We’re down to the final days of both the poetry challenge and the blogging challenge. I’m a little sad about it because I have enjoyed all the writing I am doing and the reading of everyone else’s work. There are so many wonderful writers and poets in our world, and I’m...

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The Evil of the Thriller

Vincent Price’s name is synonomous with classic horror films. His characteristic voice sends shivers down your spine. When you hear him speak, you know something is waiting for you in the shadows. He is still very much missed. With today’s Blogging Letter of the Day being V, he came to mind....

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Where’s Weird Al When You Need Him?

Today’s poetry challenge actually kind of made me smile a bit. We’re to write a parody or satire of a favorite, or unfavorite, poem of the past. So, when I saw the word parody I immediately thought of Weird Al Yankovich. Wouldn’t you? The man made a fortune off of his...

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The Perversity of Fate

I am a big mythology geek. I love it. I especially love seeing how certain myths translate into other cultures. Like Fate. Fate seems to transcend into all cultures. We are fascinated by destiny. We talk about it, write about it, and dream about it. In many cultures, Fate is generally...

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A Spring Pastoral for Earth Day

Blogging Challenge: letter S Poetry Challenge: write a pastoral or a poem that engages with nature. Spring By Jessica Scott   I am the Earth sweetly singing, At the dawning of a brand new day. With leaves on trees newly budding, And showers that bring the flowers of May.   I...

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Erasure Poetry

Hehehe. I smiled at today’s poetry prompt. As a child of the 80’s the word erasure puts a smile on my face. I loved, and still love, the music group Erasure. (My favorite song is Blue Savannah.) That has nothing to do with today’s prompt other than the word itself. Erasure...

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