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Carry on Tuesday, http://carryontuesdayprompt.blogspot.com/2011/10/carry-on-tuesday-127.html, prompt #127, is “The show must go on.” I did a ten minute freewrite on “the show must go on,” and then, for the first time, I selected all my lines for the poem from the … Continue reading

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Margo Roby, for her Tuesday Tryouts, http://margoroby.wordpress.com/2011/10/04/tuesday-tryouts-poetic-counterpoints/, asks us to explore using counterpoints in poetry by building a list of around ten contrasting but parallel elements, items, or themes. (Piece of cake.) Contrasting pairs list. Single / married / divorced … Continue reading

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Wordle 24, for The Sunday Whirl, http://sundaywhirl.wordpress.com/, is a creation of the fertile mind of Leo, http://1mind2worlds.blogspot.com/. He gave us the twelve-word prompt of: adventure, fearful, signs, face, cobbled, myriad, lost, alone, concrete, remember, church, and circle. This turned to … Continue reading

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Janet, at Another Porch, http://anotherporch.blogspot.com/2011/09/tiny-breeze.html, went walkabout with her camera. She placed a collage of photos from her walk on her post. Clicking on the collage will enlarge it somewhat, enough to see the birth of this poem. GRAVEYARD by … Continue reading

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Carry on Tuesday’s http://carryontuesdayprompt.blogspot.com/, prompt #121: Home is where the heart is. A comment on another posting gave me a direction for this one. THE CALL by Mike Patrick I’ve heard the wilderness’ loud cry. it keeps asking me to … Continue reading

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The Sunday Whirl, http://sundaywhirl.wordpress.com/, served up random words from the dictionary for their wordle 17. The words are: tremor, enmesh, tuft, seditious, neither, tread, pledge, sporadic, stigma, plaster, hinder, sacred. To me, they didn’t seem random at all. ‘Seditious’ set … Continue reading

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Theme Thursday, http://themethursday.blogspot.com/, gave a simple prompt: Tree It brought back memories of an old oak tree in a corner of the family farm. For some reason, trees gain beauty in their old age. The more bent and misshapen they … Continue reading

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Three Word Wednesday, http://www.threewordwednesday.com/, gave the prompts of “drench, immune, and radiate.” I fear they brought out my age. This was mostly a freewrite, but I had to edit it to achieve iambic pentameter. I probably spent more time on … Continue reading

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Prompt #17 for Carry On Tuesday, http://carryontuesdayprompt.blogspot.com/, was to use all or part of “If I should die, think only this of me” (the first line of Rupert Brooks poem, The Soldier). I simply used it as the title of … Continue reading

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For me, the words in The Sunday Whirl’s, http://sundaywhirl.wordpress.com/, wordle 15 came alive. While reading them, I had a remarkably detailed visual image. Oh, how I wish I had the delicate writing talents of Harry Nicholson or Earlybird so I … Continue reading

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