Tag Archives: Poetic Asides prompts

Or Nothing

.. We throw down our …………(hearts) cards on the table and place our …………………………..(debts)                       (forgive us our debtors)  bets at center. You make fine origami of both Joker cards … Continue reading

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All Rise

I say the tragedy is how you’re gonna spend the rest of your nights with the light on So shine the light on all of your friends… – Jason Mraz   .. This sky’s got a million ways of cracking … Continue reading

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I get the last piece of forever, now.

… Got me a man who says it as a verb, disturbs the earth to make me spin. Got me 20+ years of giggle-guffaw-tears, and a way with words he steeps me in. Got me a thousand little things that … Continue reading

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Stop Me (If You’ve Heard This One Before)

… So, this poet walks into a ……..{space} …..bar and hyphen -ate hydrates herself with a trochee or two, and begins pledging ………..poems to a metered moon. Soon, the stars are all (g)listening, until they just can’t stop. ……………………Cue ……………………the … Continue reading

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Err, Apparent

… She is holding an un -quiet dragon under her skin, the line -age of whom can be traced back many moons, monsoons and slow gulf stream storms. She has mumbled and fum -bled her way into some smallish spaces … Continue reading

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Snapping at the Sky

She’s bruised, but I can’t tell if she’s abused …………….or just camera shy.   .. Prompted by Poetic Asides.   

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Unspangled Dragons

.. They crave sequins and spark -led shine, bright pieces of sea and fractured stars. Gray scales ache for ribboned river, milky way canyon scars and the sheen of sea glass. We comb the shores in search of strings and … Continue reading

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