Poetry Prompt: Heretic

Pooky’s prompt sent me over to the Creative Random Word Generator. I got heretic. It’s Monday and I feel very like a heretic. Because everyone politely asked how my weekend was and I didn’t lie. I said it was horrible. That’s just not done. Well don’t ask then.

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Poetry Prompt #51: Sensory Overload

It started with a subtle knocking That grew louder and louder Like an unwelcome visitor at the door Ignoring them won’t make them go away It just makes them knock even more It felt like someone jabbed my eyeball With a sharp little toothpick skewer That got more and more pronounced As my intelligent thoughts […]

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Poetry Prompt #42: Reprimand

Contrary to popular opinion There is not a host of little minions Working hard behind the scenes To keep your socks and undies clean Despite what you might think There is no missing magic link No abracadabra magic prose That levitates your dirty clothes While you sleep perchance to dream I scream a million silent […]

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Poetry Prompt 40: It’s a date

Imagine a world without a piece of technology you take absolutely for granted. Technology that renders you utterly insecure, lost, like a fart in a thunderstorm, without it. Your cellphone. I’m old enough to remember when the only phone we had was plugged into the wall and had rotary dial. In those days when you […]

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Poetry Prompt #36: Vampires don’t sparkle

it is my humble opinion, that Stephanie Meyer did more damage to vampires than anyone in all history. She made them sparkle! Sparkle! Count Dracula would be appalled at the mutation of his literary legacy. Today’s prompt was to suggest an alternative ending to a story or film. So, I got to vent a little.

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Poetry Prompt 35: The Circus

Today’s prompt was to consider the beat, the rhythm, the tempo. I always fall back on AA Milne and Edward Lear for that, lot’s of ta-tum ti tums. So here it is.

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Poetry Prompt 32#: The Exodus

Today’s prompt was to write a poem of 12 lines. I wrote one with 12 sentences. I hope it counts. A while ago I started to tell the story of a town called Vengeance. This is another snapshot of that world. You can read the others here: Vengeance The Last Man The Waiting Game Hope […]

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