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Poetry Day 15 — Blanket coverage

image link Part of today's prompt for OctWriPoMo is:   What protects you like an umbrella? What shields you? What covers you? Thinking about this briefly, it was clear that there is nothing comparable to the protection outlined in the 23rd Psalm of the Christian Bible.  I use it daily and it is the unfailing blanket… Continue reading Poetry Day 15 — Blanket coverage

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Poetry Day 14 — If I Were Me

Part of the prompts for today's OctPoWriMo I chose to follow are, "If I Were Me" and a shape poem.   It probably won't show up as a tree on small screens!   An oak tree takes hundreds, if not thousands, of years to grow from an acorn and into a mature tree. Nobody questions it.… Continue reading Poetry Day 14 — If I Were Me

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Movie Review — Damsel (2018)

image link from imdb -- Damsel (2018): It's the Wild West, circa 1870. Samuel Alabaster, an affluent pioneer, ventures across the American frontier to marry the love of his life, Penelope. As his group traverses the west, the once-simple journey grows treacherous, blurring the lines between hero, villain and damsel.  Written and Directed by:  David… Continue reading Movie Review — Damsel (2018)

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Poetry Day 13 — Attitude & Price

Today's offering is in the following form: The Blitz Poem, a poetry form created by Robert Keim. The prompts for today's OctPoWriMo includes, "If I Were You. Are there things you sometimes need to get off your chest? When was the last time you felt strongly that someone needed to see things from your point… Continue reading Poetry Day 13 — Attitude & Price

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Poetry Day 12 — Lunch with Mom

Part of OctPoWriMo prompt today talks about tortured in the context of love, where, "Torture is defined as 'the action or practice of inflicting severe pain on someone as a punishment or to force them to do or say something, or for the pleasure of the person inflicting the pain.' "  One of the suggested… Continue reading Poetry Day 12 — Lunch with Mom

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Poetry Day 11 — Arthur

image link -- note this is Arthur Today's OctPoWriMo's prompt is about falling through the cracks.  My definition of falling through the cracks means to be overlooked or forgotten.  Today's suggested cascade form is inspired by when I went and helped my son and his wife volunteer at a cat shelter a few weeks back. … Continue reading Poetry Day 11 — Arthur

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Word of the Day Challenge — Manifesto

in the confined spaces of her mind there exists a world, complete, all she has to do is capture it on paper then share it with the world. if only they'd see, see what she has so carefully worked out in the confines of her brain they would understand. why can't they try? their eyes,… Continue reading Word of the Day Challenge — Manifesto

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Day 9 — Love Bird

image link The poetry form, Etheree, consists of 10 lines of 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 syllables. Etheree can also be reversed and written 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1. Get creative and write an Etheree with more than one verse, but follow suit with an… Continue reading Day 9 — Love Bird

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Day 8 — Possession of Illusion

image link Today's prompt for OctWriPoMo included: Falling in love can feel like falling into madness. "Does he really love me or is it just lust?" Second guessing everything until you feel like you are going mad. Write into your moments of madness whether it had to do with love or something you became obsessed… Continue reading Day 8 — Possession of Illusion