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The Sunday Whirl,, Wordle #25, with the words rambunctious, admire, swallows, pond, ballroom, obsolete, hat-rack, fallow,  crumb, bell, automobile, and garden, presented me with a wonderful challenge. As I try to delve deeper into meaning and emotion, I’m hoping … Continue reading


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I can’t help it, none of the prompts attract me. After finishing Poemcrazy, I have to play with at least a few of the lesser ideas from Susan Goldsmith Wooldridge’s book. She asked that I look at something—no, really LOOK … Continue reading

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Margo Roby, in her Tuesday Tryouts,, wants us to turn a picture into a poem. Then, she explains that we have to snap that picture, one lonely picture, while on a walk. The picture can be of anything we … Continue reading

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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,, I thought I would give it a try. The prompt was to write about … Continue reading

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