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The Crook and the Cards: A Story Poem 12

The Crook and the Cards: A Story Poem

Day 24 prompt: Write a story poem using a picture from PublicDomanPictures.net.   I decided to re-post the Fourteener I did in April for NaPoWriMo and the A-Z Blogging Challenge inspired by this picture:   The Crook and the Cards By Jessica Scott   I came upon the grave buried among...

Stella, bella stella… 7

Stella, bella stella…

I know, I know. I’m so behind. Busy life, I tell ya, so I’m playing catch up again. Four poems, one at a time, coming your way. Please forgive me. But I promise, it’s going to calm down soon. October is almost done and November will be here this weekend. One...

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Short But Sweet…I Hope

Poetry Prompt Day 20: Let’s talk about love, baby. I didn’t do the poetic form, the Loop poem. I’ll give that a try another day.  And, today’s poem is rather short but I hope it’s as strong as I felt when I wrote it. I did try to make it longer...

Deep Thoughts Inspired by Rumi 3

Deep Thoughts Inspired by Rumi

“There is a life-force within your soul, seek that life.    There is a gem in the mountain of your body, seek that mine.    O traveler, if you are in search of That    Don’t look outside, look inside yourself and seek That.    This aloneness is worth more than...

Dear Despair, Here’s A Hug 5

Dear Despair, Here’s A Hug

I had a full weekend so I have been catching up with the poetry prompts I missed while I was busy. So, if you signed up for email notifications/posts you will be/have received three separate email posts. I apologize for spamming your inbox. But I’m all caught up and hopefully will...

The Most Dangerous Thing About Kids 2

The Most Dangerous Thing About Kids

Day 18 poetry prompt: Today’s prompt we’re going to add a little mystery to our lives. Look around you, whether it’s a physical object or people in general in your life. Chose something or someone and give them a double life.   I decided to have a little Halloween fun with...

Learning To Be Free 7

Learning To Be Free

“Dance, when you’re broken open. Dance, if you’ve torn the bandage off. Dance in the middle of the fighting. Dance in your blood. Dance when you’re perfectly free.”― Rumi Day 17’s prompt was to write about which stage we are in in correlation to the above quote, and to write in the...

When A Joke Becomes A Serious Thing 9

When A Joke Becomes A Serious Thing

I’m not even going to try and explain today’s poetry prompt. Click the link and go read about it. All I can say is Billy Collins has a wicked sense of humor, and yes, I did the prompt. Well, except for the subject but I’m not sure there is a subject....

Love Her As She Is 3

Love Her As She Is

I know this amazing woman who has the most beautiful blue eyes I’ve ever seen. She says she has alien eyes but I think they’re rather gorgeous. And she has a voice that’s like warm honey. Sometimes, I don’t think she realizes how deeply her words touch people, and how, even...

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