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LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT

It was a cruel joke when I read wordle 28 in The Sunday Whirl, http://sundaywhirl.wordpress.com/2011/10/30/216/, and found the weekly dozen taken from my own last week’s poem. I can tell you, it was not love at first sight when I … Continue reading

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SINGING ON MURKLE

The Sunday Whirl’s wordle #27, http://sundaywhirl.wordpress.com/2011/10/23/wordle-27/, contained the words: rusted-out, nods, beginning, glaze, stretched, ragged, straighten, rolling, bridges, clouds, blade, and drag. Because it’s so close to Halloween, I let my imagination run wild. SINGING ON MURKLE by Mike Patrick … Continue reading

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TINTED WINDOW BIAS

For Poets United Thursday Think Tank #65, http://poetryblogroll.blogspot.com/2011/09/thursday-think-tank-65-windows.html#more, the prompt was “window.” They wanted us to think about it for a while before writing and posting. I thought long enough to try to come up with a different angle. TINTED … Continue reading

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NEW FISH

The Sunday Whirl, http://sundaywhirl.wordpress.com/, offered a baker’s dozen for wordle 18. They are: desperation, slouch, screw, light, granite, ash, wasted, cracked, revolution, cleansed, cheap, stranger, spin. As soon as I read them, a theme appeared. NEW FISH by Mike Patrick … Continue reading

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