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Poetry Friday–Ukraine-family

Happy Poetry Friday! My heart is with the Brave Ukrainian people. I was hoping to share a Ukrainian poet, poetry, but work caught up with me, perhaps next Friday… My poem, a draft, comes from my ancestral connections with Ukraine … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Ukraine & Spring Cards

Happy Poetry Friday! As many others I have also had Ukraine and the Ukrainian people on my mind this last week. This unfounded War is an attack on Democracy everywhere. I wanted to help in some way and researched various … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Exquisite Corpse Poems

Happy Poetry Friday! Way back at the end of January, the Poetry Sisters invited us all to participate in another poem prompt. The focus for February would be to write an exquisite corpse poem, ah what fun this was, thank … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Time & Star Postcard

Happy Poetry Friday My poem today is from another of the poem prompts from author and poet Laura Shovan for her 10th Annual February Poetry Project that I’m participating in. The prompt was offered by author and poet, Patricia Valdata, … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Time & Valentines

Happy Poetry Friday! My poem is borrowed from Laura Shovan’s 10th Annual February Poetry Project, that I’m participating in online. This year the theme is on time, and each day we get a new prompt from another fellow poet. The … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–New Year Postcards!

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m thinking about Blue skies and warmer locals as I trudge through another cold, snowy, and icy Chicago winter. The arrival of all these New Year Postcards from poet friends is taking away some of the chill … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–Found Poem-Eavesdropping prompt…

Happy Poetry Friday! My poem today is inspired by the poetry prompt offered to us by the Poetry Sisters. They challenged us to write a poem from eavesdropping on another conversation. We were provided with some wonderful examples, and a … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday–One Little Word…

Happy Poetry Friday! I’m uncovering my OLW (one little word)…I think I skipped picking a word last year, I had a list but the word and I never came together. This year there were a couple in the corral for … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday—Winter

Happy Poetry Friday! IN WINTER In winter Calm crawls in between bitter cold banks of blustery snow howling fierce winds and winter blankets all. In winter Majesty musters in ponders profundity appears uncannily between sandpaper dry air and stands on … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday—one little word…

Happy Poetry Friday! I’ve been mulling over words for a one little word to select for this year. I’ve selected a word, although on my path I came across this poem thinking about one’s one little word… My word is … Continue reading

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