Monthly Archives: August 2014

Prompt #70 “Speed Challenge” – Poems in 20 Minutes

Image: Jeeyoung Lee Today’s challenge is to write as many poems as you can in twenty minutes. We are also asked to submit everything we wrote. Well you asked for it. Here’s what I did in twenty minutes. 1 Twenty … Continue reading

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Harvest – Open Link Night – Literary Harvest

D’verse poets are beautiful people Supportive and encouraging, I could litanise but I’d be bound to leave one out. They eat and drink copiously Rejoice in each other’s work For they love to commune. They sway in poetic rhythms Glory … Continue reading

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Fairytale #23 – Inner Conflict – Myte Garden

Image: Prince K   It was through the flowers that I came to better understand my twin brother John. From the day he died I could see a change in the house. As a twin you are supposed to have … Continue reading

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SoCS August 30/14

This weeks prompt is: young, old, or anything to do with age.   It sucks getting old. You want to do what you once could and you still believe you can but your body has other ideas, usually sedentary ones. … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver’s Prompt #23 “The Underground Railroad”

It is to be tonight. They said there was a chance. For me it is a mystery what this chance is. I was born into slavery. I knew no different but throughout my short life I had been told stories … Continue reading

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Poetics: Homophonic Translations

Eating a candy mint tart Is simply a feast without compare A feast to set your heart on fire Tampering with taste buds is tempting fate.   Do you have the stamina? The skill to discern a fake For wannabes … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge #23 “Lunchbox” – Dear Aunt

Image: Angela Elliot Uncle Max was proud of the photo He called it ‘The Lunchbox of Treasures.’ Innocence captured in three poses. What happened to your childhood? Was it him who bulldozed you Into rebellion? Disowned. The shame of hidden … Continue reading

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