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2016 April PAD Challenge: Day 13 – The Last Word

I’m caught once again. The tirade begins A random word among so many Latched upon as the breaking point. What should be a quick and concise Argument concerning my digression Lasts hours, usually in public places As I listen and … Continue reading

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2016 April PAD Challenge: Day 12 – Seriously Silly

For today’s prompt, take on one (or both) of the following prompts: Write a serious poem. Or… Write a silly poem.   Seriously? Are you for real? That is just plain silly.   My Grandma was a serious woman She … Continue reading

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2016 April PAD Challenge: Day 11 – In My Defense.

For today’s prompt, write a defensive poem. I protest innocence I wasn’t even there I was somewhere else In a woman’s arms Loving and being loved I couldn’t have done it It’s not my style. I dispute the video evidence … Continue reading

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2016 April PAD Challenge: Day 10 – Black Dog

For today’s prompt, pick an emotion, make it the title of your poem, and then, write your poem. When he was happy he laughed to split his sides When he wasn’t he was glum as the darkest day.   One … Continue reading

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2016 April PAD Challenge: Day 9 – Obscene Lullaby

For today’s prompt, write a hide out poem “Coming ready or not!” The words aren’t shouted But whispered. Their lilt I know The tone familiar The intimation terrifying. Outside is dark The world is asleep My innocence stolen. The creak … Continue reading

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2016 April PAD Challenge: Day 8 – Doodle Poem

For today’s prompt, write a doodle poem. It’s the aimless meandering My mind goes through when Trouble Strife Romance Rabbiting Prattling Take hold and my thoughts go To this tangent Then another. Daughter is in trouble Tears and fears. People … Continue reading

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2016 April PAD Challenge: Day 7 – Urban Rush

For today’s prompt, take the phrase “Urban (blank),” replace the blank with a word or phrase Urban Rush Waiting waiting Beep beep Rush rush Hustle hustle Bustle bustle Waiting waiting Horns blaring Cars gridlocked Lights red, lights green Lights in-between … Continue reading

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