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Poets United http://poetryblogroll.blogspot.com/2011/11/thursday-think-tank-74-winter.html, for Thursday Think Tank #74, asks for a winter poem. UNBLEMISHED by Mike Patrick Pure white snow reflecting a noonday sun. All flaws are covered, blemishes hidden. Here, away from the crowds, no laughing children mar its … Continue reading


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Crossing a tiny creek lined with willow trees can no longer be an empty moment. That moment jumps to a years-old memory of another waterway, and links indelibly with it. The poet awakens and builds a fictional scene, which must … Continue reading

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Imaginary Garden with Real Toads, http://withrealtoads.blogspot.com/, introduces us to the triolet, another of those fun French forms from the past. You should check out Real Toads and give the triolet a try. THE CALL OF DREAMS by Mike Patrick It’s … Continue reading

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