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Pink Confetti

Pink Confetti from the eastern redbudlitters the parking lotwhere I walk a tightropeof concrete wheel stopslike the boy I was long agoconfident as a balanced eggthat the tilt of the earthwon’t pull me askewthis first day of spring Happy March … Continue reading

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Kudzu published at Whispers and Echoes

I’m proud to announce that my poem Kudzu was just published at Whispers and Echoes. I’ve been following W&E for a while now because they post excellent short poetry and I’m honored to have been included. All my gratitude to … Continue reading

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The Tricky Chickadee

The Tricky Chickadee He sneaks into my yardall sharp and tenacious,wearing a face maskas we all do these days. He rushes a sunflower,steals savory seedsright from its heartthen makes a frantic getaway. From the safety of his ganghigh in the … Continue reading

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Gentle is not Weak

For today’s prompt, write a nature poem. -and- For today’s prompt let’s write a gentle poem. Gentle is not Weak How gentle the grass grows, slow yet strong— muscling through pavement cracks to strain for the sun. The loudest silence … Continue reading

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Oh no, not again

Twenty-nine down, one to go. I’m exhausted. Does it show? For today’s prompt, take the phrase “(blank) Again,” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then write your poem. … Continue reading

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All Natural

From the Poetic Asides blog: For today’s prompt, write a nature poem. For many poets, the first thing that may pop to mind includes birds, trees, waterfalls, rivers, and such. But there’s also human nature, nature vs. nurture, and other … Continue reading

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