Category Archives: We Write Poems

HAIL, GOOD CENTURION

Many mention their muse speaking to them as they are falling to sleep, requiring they either get up to write a note or risk forgetting those words when they wake in the morning. I didn’t write this down, but I … Continue reading

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ODE TO MY RIGHT HAND

Margo Roby proved to be a double pain this week. On August 13th, Margo’s suggestion was used for the prompt at We Write Poems, http://wewritepoems.wordpress.com/. Prompt number 68, was to look at something thirteen different ways, and then write a … Continue reading

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POWER

Prompt #67, for this weeks We Write Poems http://wewritepoems.wordpress.com/, was to write a “Moving” poem. My character here is fictional, but he embodies the spirit of so many I have met. POWER by Mike Patrick This mover and shaker was … Continue reading

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SO YOUNG

When I saw Prompt #51, for We Write Poems, http://wewritepoems.wordpress.com/, was to write a poem from the point of view, and with the voice of someone else, I knew I had it made. I had just spent the day with … Continue reading

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TO BLESS A FOOL

A couple of things came together for today’s poem. First, I enjoyed a discussion on poetic enjambment in Margo Roby’s Thursday’s Thoughts, http://margoroby.wordpress.com/2011/06/30/thursday-thoughts-we-take-on-poetic-enjambment/. Then We Write Poems, http://wewritepoems.wordpress.com/, ask for a revisionist poem updating one of our old ones. I … Continue reading

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UNREASONABLE FEAR

We Write Poems, http://wewritepoems.wordpress.com/2011/06/23/prompt-60-write-here-bigger-now/, challenge for this week is to expand last weeks challenge to write about your immediate area. Now they want us to step outside. It turns out that I lead a boring life on a boring street, … Continue reading

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FIONA

I’m still in a bit of a free verse run, and when I saw Margo Roby’s free verse for the prompt for We Write Poems, http://wewritepoems.wordpress.com/, I thought I would give it a try. The prompt was to write about … Continue reading

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FREE AT LAST

The ‘We Write Poems’ http://wewritepoems.wordpress.com/ Thursday prompt was to write on something unexpected or surprising. As my regular readers know, some of . . . okay, almost all of my writing comes as a surprise. Rarely, as I type my … Continue reading

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