Posts tagged ‘daily prompt’

May 5, 2018


by John S

Coming now, in a swath of yellow,
this rising tide of dandelions.

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July 26, 2017

The Heart’s Defense

by Angela Umphers Rueger

Prudence serves as informant

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June 30, 2017

Irresistible (etheree)

by Abigail Gronway

Had you not kissed me, I would have left you
standing there with the memory of
my smile upon your mind and heart
had you not kissed me—but oh

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June 24, 2017

For Better or for Worse

by Abigail Gronway

Sometimes I cannot remember
What I said to you yesterday,
Or even a minute ago.

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June 22, 2017

Paper Promises

by Angela Umphers Rueger

Upon my dresser sits a bowl
With slips of paper filled.
They bear a message to my soul,
By pen and ink there quilled.

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June 20, 2017


by Abigail Gronway

Isn’t it refreshing to meet people
with so much time to give
so much wisdom to impart
and so very little discretion

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June 18, 2017

Saving My Kisses for You

by Abigail Gronway

On the day we met, a winter storm was brewing just outside
In my heart likewise a tempest brewed which I could scarcely hide
For though your lips were silent, you said tons with your eyes of blue
And I started to save my kisses in a bottle just for you.

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June 17, 2017

Create in Me

by Abigail Gronway

Create in me
the conviction
that your love

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November 14, 2016

Haiku – Goldfish

by Miriam Hurdle


Black, white, grey, orange,

Colorful goldfish in pond,

Admired by many.

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November 14, 2016

Haiku – Flames

by Miriam Hurdle

Haiku – Flames


First flames of fireplace,

Warm flickering, dancing, glowing,

Prelude to winter.

– Daily Prompt

October 25, 2016

A Tiny Spider

by Miriam Hurdle


“Therefore do not worry about tomorrow, for

tomorrow will worry about itself. Each day has

enough trouble of its own.” Matthew 6:34

A tiny spider

Labors every night,

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October 14, 2016


by Miriam Hurdle


She went for a walk,

Tripped on the sidewalk.

Bruised her elbow,

Broke her ankle.

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October 12, 2016


by Miriam Hurdle


A whale made with clay,

Original, free-handed.

Blowhole, eyes, mouth,

Nightlight shines through.

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October 6, 2016

Twisted Tree

by Miriam Hurdle


Numerous species of trees,

Swirled, crooked, or straight.

Which specie is enculturated or astray?

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July 29, 2015

The Lord of the Trees

by Scott Andrew Bailey


I am Herne the Hunter, Lord of the Trees,
and you are a leaf blown on the breeze.
Echoes and whispers inside your head,
set you on the path you were destined to tread.

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October 30, 2013

Poetry Challenge: ABC Poem

by Rana

Almost begun.

Beats of the heart

coincide with heel clicks.

Don’t trip.

Exhale lightly.

Follow the chosen path,

gently guided.

How radiant those

illuminated eyes shine.

Jitters smooth out.

Knuckles, bleached with tension,

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