Category Archives: Poetry

Magical Poetry

A few months ago, I received an owl from Hogwarts. Secrecy being what it is, I could not reveal the true reason for my recent trip to Britain until now. I have been recalled to my position as Poetics Master … Continue reading

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Mused: Portrait in Violet

While I was in London, I was a little distracted so I missed that my poem Portrait in Violet had been accepted and published in Mused – the BellaOnline Literary Review. I wrote this poem on April 2nd as part … Continue reading

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Blue Plaques

This will be my last post from London. One of the reasons I decided to come here and explore the city was because of the history. In addition to the usual statues and monuments, there are almost a thousand little … Continue reading

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Poetry Unplugged Open Mic

Now I can claim to have an international audience since I’ve read poetry in England. I participated in Poetry Unplugged, the Poetry Society’s weekly open mic at their Poetry Cafe. Our host, Mr. Niall O’Sullivan did a great job of … Continue reading

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Old Bunhill Fields Burial Ground

Old Bunhill Fields Burial Ground How old is this tree under whose branches I write? What’s left of George Fox is somewhere nearby. Maybe his flesh fed the tree whose leaves form a dome of green protecting me from this … Continue reading

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Poetical Science

To further my poetry career, I’m going into politics. Imagine how many expensive suits would pay good money for a poem on demand written by a big city mayor or governor. They’d line up for blocks with stacks of cash … Continue reading

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Who Needs Sight?

This poem was from this week’s Living Poetry Prompt, believe it or not. Who Needs Sight? I’d rather be blind than struck deaf. Vision is too distracting. I don’t need eyes in the back of my head to hear someone … Continue reading

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Potty Training

The image below is from Living Poetry’s May Visual Poetry Prompt. Potty Training There is no greater joy in the life of a parent than when their furry child poops outside. Then life can settle into a routine, no more … Continue reading

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Last Slice of Life

Thirty poems in thirty days, hope you’ve enjoyed my work this National Poetry Month. For today’s prompt, write a closing time poem. Or another way of coming at this prompt is to write a poem in which something is coming … Continue reading

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Notes from Underground

For today’s prompt, write a response poem. Respond to whatever helps you get your poem written, but my thought is that you should respond to one of your poems from earlier in this challenge. Notes from Underground (in response to … Continue reading

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