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In the Open Sea

We live on an alien planetbeautiful and creepydangerous and hopefuliridescent inhabitantsluring mates or dinnergiant eyes that almost neverenjoy even the dimmest lightall begging to be touched But we’re not that differentaren’t you and I just bags of watersurrounding a tummywandering … Continue reading

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Ocean Dream

Ocean Dream I was in a canoe drifting on the oceanunder stars reflected off mirrored waterbarely disturbed by the rhythmic rippleskeeping cadence with my thoughts Then I was riding a mannequin— face downin the brine— fish pale under the moonlightnearly … Continue reading

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Honeymoon They stand hip deep in the oceanawaiting the wave’s crescendo It doesn’t care how much they loveeach other— it will wash over them and they will either stand strongor be swept out to sea (For two prompts: LP’s June … Continue reading

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For today’s prompt from Robert Lee Brewer’s Write Better Poetry blog, write a poem with an animal in the title. Titles like “Counting Sheep,” “Beside the White Chickens,” and “Horse” would all qualify. Of course, you can stretch this prompt … Continue reading

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Ocean Haiku

Ocean Haiku Pale white eye rises from the horizonWaves pulling sand from under my feetA hungry tide wonders if I can swim For today’s Living Poetry prompt.  

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No Lifeguard

Another poem from a prompt combo. The image is from Suzanne Olivante. For today’s prompt, write a warning poem. Warnings can be found everywhere: on the labels of medicine, in the speeches of leaders, and in the advice of parents. … Continue reading

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