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The Convention

Written for Poetic Asides #277
For today’s prompt, write a malfunction poem.

A consensus was reached
at the yearly meeting
of American Appliances.
The stove volunteered to falter… 54 more words

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Summer Parting

Written for:  Creative Bloomings
InForm:  Lannet
The “Lannet” is a form of sonnet, consisting of 14 lines. There is a strict syllable count of 10 per line. 130 more words

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Protected

Written for:  Carpe Diem Sparkling Stars #2, Kikaku’s “The beggar”

“When Soshi was about to die, his disciples wished to bury him in a grand style, but Soshi said, “My coffin will be Heaven and Earth; for the funeral ornaments of jade, there are the sun and moon; for my pearls and jewels I shall have the stars and constellations; all things will be my mourners. 46 more words

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Untranslatable

Written for The Mag  #234

In a field of fading flowers,
the artist sets aside his
canvas, unable to reconcile
the indigo inky sky thrusting… 31 more words

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Spoken Word

Written for the Sunday Whirl, Wordle #175

words:  rickety, cliff stutter, longing, bones, sustain, rift, cart, language, flight, baffles, absence

Stuttering language of longing
spoken in rickety rifts, 37 more words

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