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    Free Money ~ Grant Funds for Writers

    3 months ago

    Free Money ~ Grant Funds for Writers is an article that discusses how writers can complete applications to obtain money to further their writing or creative careers.

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    Portal to Adventure ~ Books Transport Us; Taking Us On Mini Vacations

    3 months ago

    This is my response to Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ HubPages Week 67 (Book). It includes a Drabble - which is a short story, an acrostic poem, and a free verse poem. I hope you enjoy them.

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Hubpages Week 67 (Book)

    3 months ago

    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Hubpages Week 67 (Book)" is an article I write to help inspire creativity. I choose a single word prompt to encourage others to write a poem, a short story, a song, or any combination.

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    Time ~ The Mystery of Fast & Slow

    4 months ago

    Time ~ The Mystery of Fast & Slow is a piece my muse decided to write as I ponder the essence of time. When I was young it seemed to stand still. When I grew older it whizzed past me so fast. I wonder, does it slow down when one approaches his journey to heaven.

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    Poetry Spotlight: Poetically Black - a Book of Poems by Janis Leslie Evans

    6 months ago

    Poetry Spotlight: Poetically Black - A book of poems by Janis Leslie Evans is my effort to put a spotlight on one of our very own writers. Janis Leslie Evans has published her very first poetry book. I, for one, am very proud of her accomplishment and I know you will be too.

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    Poem ~ Magnetic Resource Image (MRI) ~ What it’s like to be in an MRI

    8 months ago

    Poem ~ Magnetic Resource Image (MRI) ~ What it’s like to be in an MRI is an article describing how a person is placed inside an MRI.I've written a poem to help show everyone about an MRI machine.

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    Poem: To Be Nothing, Nothing but Herself

    8 months ago

    The following poem was written as I listened to “Cheers Theme Song” and remembered a quaint little place that no longer exists.

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    Poem: A Monster in the House

    8 months ago

    This poem, "A Monster in the House" was written for a word prompt by Jason Edmunds, a colleague on Medium. He offered several word prompts to choose from, but I decided on this one: "Mirror." So, sit back and take a few moments to read my words, then let me know your thoughts.

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    Poem: Luck, Karma & Logic

    9 months ago

    "Poem: Luck, Karma & Logic" is my response to "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 66 (Luck)." It includes three different poems. Take a moment to read them, then let me know your thoughts.

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 66 (Luck)

    3 months ago

    "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 66 (Luck)" is an article I write to help inspire creativity. I choose a single word prompt to encourage others to write a poem, a short story, a song, or any combination.

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    Poem: Vacation Glitches & Playtime

    10 months ago

    The following article is my response to the Word Prompt, Week 65 ~ Vacation. It tells a little bit about my last vacation with Ron, my late boyfriend. It started out a little bumpy with no hotel room, but it ended well. I've included two poems. "An Acrostic Poem ~ Vacation" & "It’s Playtime"

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 65 (Vacation)

    10 months ago

    "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 65" (Vacation) is an article I write to help inspire creativity. I choose a single word prompt to encourage others to write a poem, a short story, a song, or any combination.

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    Sacrifice or Courage?

    11 months ago

    Three poems in response to the article "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 64 (Sacrifice) by Brenda Arledge. Sacrifice or Courage; An Acrostic Poem; No Such Thing as Sacrifice

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 64 (Sacrifice)

    11 months ago

    "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 64 (Sacrifice)" is an article I write to help inspire creativity. I choose a single word prompt encouraging others to write a poem, a short story, a song, or any combination.

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    Movie Review: "Let There Be Light"

    8 months ago

    When you don't feel well, you often find yourself lying in bed with nothing to do except watch television. Luckily mine has built in Roku so there are free movies at my fingertips. Trouble is, there are too many to titles to pick one. So, I've decided to review a few movies to help others choose.

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    Poem: Stopping Anger

    12 months ago

    "Stopping Anger" is a poem about anger being sparked by politics causing arguments & confusion. No one should put energy into something that divides the country or the world. We should only put devotion into the word of God, not the actions of mankind. For the kingdom of heaven is more rewarding.

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    Poems: Dreams May Come

    13 months ago

    My muse decided to jot down a few lines for the word prompt, "Dreams." One is based on reality, then there is an acrostic poem and one where there is a dream in my heart. I hope you enjoy them.

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 63 (Dreams)

    11 months ago

    "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 63 (Dreams)" is an article I write to help inspire creativity. I choose a single word prompt encouraging others to write a poem, a short story, a song, or any combination.

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    Poems: No Problem, You Got This! ~ Response to Word Prompt Week 62

    16 months ago

    Poems: No Problem, You Got This! ~ Response to Word Prompt  Week 62" is my article for Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 62 (Problem). "No Problem" tells us to keep a positive mindset. There's an Acrostic Poem ~ Problem. The last poem, "Hang On Mr. Heater" is based from a real life event.

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 62 (Problem)

    16 months ago

    "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 62"(Problem) is an article I write to help inspire our creativity. I choose a single word prompt encouraging others to write a poem, a short story, a song, or any combination.

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    Poem: Social Media Friends

    9 months ago

    "Social Media Friends" is a short poem that expresses how people you meet on the internet are there for you.  They understand the way you feel and give you heartfelt comfort when you need it the most.

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 61 (Mystery)

    12 months ago

    "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 61 (Mystery)" is an article I write to help inspire our creativity. I choose a single word prompt encouraging others to write a poem, a short story, a song, or any combination.

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    Poem: Beginnings

    18 months ago

    "Poem: Beginnings" is my response to "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 60 (Beginnings)." I've included 4 pieces with 1 acrostic poem. Beginnings are hard, but as humans we're used to them. As we get older, we simply don't want to face another one. Yet, they creep up when we least suspect them.

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 60 (Beginnings)

    16 months ago

    "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 60" (Beginnings) is an article I write to help inspire our creativity. I choose a single word prompt encouraging others to write a poem, a short story, a song, or any combination.

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    Poem: The Seeds of Life

    12 months ago

    "The Seeds of Life" is a poem that shows the emptiness that never goes away after a loved one passes away. The chair is empty, no matter how many people wish you well today.

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    Poem: Uniting Us

    18 months ago

    "Uniting Us" is a short poem about how this time of the year calls for all of us to unite. Christmas is the time to give and receive. A moment to remember our blessing during this season.

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    Poem: Christmas Sparkles

    19 months ago

    "Christmas Sparkles" is a short poem depicting the goodness and lights that shine in our hearts during the Christmas season. "Merry Christmas" to each & everyone of you...my friends, near and far.

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    Poem: Another Year

    19 months ago

    "Another Year" is an article with a few poems I tossed together as I reflect on getting another year older.  The clock keeps moving foward. So, I have no choice but to embrace the moment.  As we get older, we celebrate our Birthdays differently.

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    Poem: What Is The Purpose In Your Life?

    19 months ago

    "What Is The Purpose In Your Life?" is my response to Word Prompts Help Creativity Week 59 (Purpose). I've created a few poems which I hope you will like. There's a Purpose to all things in life. I hope you find the direction you are meant to follow.

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 59 (Purpose)

    14 months ago

    "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 59" (Purpose) is an article I write to help inspire our creativity. I choose a single word prompt encouraging others to write a poem, a short story, a song, or any combination.

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    Poem: Guardian Angel

    20 months ago

    "Guardian Angel" is a poem about how we sense a greater force warning us to turn back. It's like we have a guardian angel guiding our footsteps and keeping us safe.

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    Poem: Contractor Hell

    20 months ago

    "Contractor Hell" is a poem about a real life event that is happening in my area. The noise is so unbearable during the week that you look forward to the weekend. Except this weekend, you can't even park in front of your house and the weather forecast is not looking good.

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    Poem: "A-Ha Moment"

    20 months ago

    "A-Ha Moment" is a short poem that depicts the moment everything becomes crystal clear. The time we learn which direction our footsteps are meant to follow.

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    What is a Generation Gap?

    20 months ago

    "What Is A Generation Gap?" is an article I wrote in response to "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 58 (Generation)." It includes some thoughts to ponder and a few poems. Hopefully, you'll relate to them.

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 58 (Generation)

    11 months ago

    "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 58 (Generation)" is an article I write to help inspire our creativity. I choose a single word prompt encouraging others to write a poem, a short story, a song, or any combination.

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    Poem: Pop Machine

    21 months ago

    "Pop Machine" is a poem about the old soda pop machines. The beverage inside these bottles was truly ice cold. Unfortunately, the ones today aren't even close. We could even collect the bottles and cash them in for a few coins.

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    Poem: Fur Babies Love

    21 months ago

    "Fur Babies Love" is a poem expressing how great it feels when our pets curl up beside us. Our little critters, big or small, give us so much unconditional love. They expect very little in return.

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    Poem: Loyalty Makes Family

    11 months ago

    "Loyalty Makes Family" is a poem describing how blood makes you related, but it doesn't make you family. A family member stands beside you, offering a helping hand who is willing to go the distance when times get tough. We see relatives who don't visit, but bicker after a loved one passes away.

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    Poem: Life & The Season's We Live

    15 months ago

    I hope you enjoy these poems. Like when I realized I'm only here for a season and how each season has a plan for us.Then our destiny is written in the clouds and an older poem about how we must accept the changes that come our way.

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 57 (Seasons)

    19 months ago

    "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 57 (Seasons)" is an article I write to help inspire our creativity. I choose a single word prompt encouraging others to write a poem, a short story, a song, or any combination.

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    Poem: Words Commonly Confused

    12 months ago

    "Words Commonly Confused" is a poem about how our thoughts are tangled like a spider's web. We can't seem to find the right expression to explain our feelings. We cannot pen the perfect poem, even when all of our thoughts are right there.

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    Poem: Teardrops Are Not Enough

    21 months ago

    "Teardrops Are Not Enough" is a short poem expressing how tears are not enough to ease the pain of losing a loved one. The time will come when we have to face this journey of life alone.  It's not easy, but teardrops are not enough to get us through.

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    Poems: Hunger

    22 months ago

    "Poems: Hunger" is my response to "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 56 (Hunger)." 3 pieces describing different ways of experiencing hunger.   The inner soul; the countless pleas for help, and how loneliness affects one's appetite.

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    Poem: Feeling Lost & Alone

    9 months ago

    "Feeling Lost and Alone" is a short poem which describes how one doesn't seem to fit in anywhere, except the life that left him behind. He no longer seems to belong. He stands alone like he is in misfit land.

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 56 (Hunger)

    21 months ago

    "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 56 (Hunger)"is an article I write to help inspire our creativity. I choose a single word prompt encouraging others to write a poem, a short story, a song, or any combination.

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    Poem: Why Does Nothing Seem Real?

    23 months ago

    My muse finally got inspired for "Nothing" from "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 55 (Nothing)." 4 poems in response to this challenge. If we had a day to do nothing, could we handle it? Does nothing really even exist? Silence is a universal language where nothing is automatically understood.

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    Poem: Be The Best You

    22 months ago

    "Be The Best You" is a poem expressing the need for people to be their best when they are out in public. We often let personal matters affect our outward appearance.  This is not a good option. Always show your best side when out in the public view.  You can crumble when you are alone in the s

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 55 (Nothing)

    21 months ago

    "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 55 (Nothing)" is an article I write to help inspire our creativity. I choose a single word prompt encouraging others to write a poem, a short story, a song, or any combination.

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    Letter: Together We Can Make A Difference

    13 months ago

    "Together We Can Make A Difference" is a letter I wrote to Ron when we found out he had Stage 4 Lung Cancer.   It shows the positive outlook I had at the time. I encourage anyone going through a similar situation to think positive, and to to stand together as one. Remember, a promise is a promise.

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    ABC'S & ME

    24 months ago

    Pamela Oglesby's ABC challenge & my response. The idea sounds simple enough to just tell everyone about you by using the ABC's. After reading a few other ones, I thought I’d give it a try. First let me say, this is not easy to do. It's time consuming, and requires you to utilize those brain cells.

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    Poems: What is the Key to Happiness?

    24 months ago

    "What is the Key to Happiness?" is an article consisting of 3 poems written for a response to "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 54 (Happy)." Each one depicts a level of being happy & reminds us to prepare in advance for unexpected moments.

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    Poem: Man-Made Loner

    24 months ago

    "Man-made Loner" is a poem about how other people affect one's life by the simple way they treat them. Listening and believing in rumors is bad at anytime, but acting on those words can hurt others. One's actions can cause a person to become a man-made loner.

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 54 (Happy)

    12 months ago

    "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 54 (Happy) is an article I write to help inspire our creativity. I choose a single word prompt encouraging others to write a poem, a short story, a song, or any combination.

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    Poem: Flood With No Rain

    2 years ago

    "Flood With No Rain" is a poem and article describing a moment in time when a watermain breaks. It teaches us a valuable lesson. There are storm clouds lingering in life, but if you pay attention, you can find your way to safety. Remember...things could be worse.  Learn and move forward.

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    Poem: Lost Without You

    2 years ago

    "Lost Without You" is a poem that expresses how difficult it is to face life's struggles without your loved one by your side. When an illness strikes you look for that familiar comfort.

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    Poetry: "God's Got This!"

    11 months ago

    "God's Got This!" is a poem I began on May 20, 2022. After editing, I still didn't publish it. Tonight, I decided it belongs on Hubpages. It shows how I face storms in life by trusting God's promise. I move forward, leaving teardrops behind. No matter the outcome, I give it to God.

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    Poem: First Time for Everything

    17 months ago

    "First Time for Everything" is inspired by "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 53 (First). There are challenges around each corner. Try new things and enjoy the ride but keep safety and morals in tact. When I hit lottery I'll let you know how it feels, but for now, sit back & enjoy my writing.

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    Poem: Mr. Tree

    13 months ago

    "Mr. Tree" is a poem wondering how a tree feels as he goes about his day. Does he get cold in the Winter or scared in a thunderstorm? Does he enjoy having birds & squirrels live with him? Oh, Mr. Tree, can you tell me?

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 53 (First)

    13 months ago

    "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 53 (First) is an article I write to help inspire our creativity. I choose a single word prompt encouraging others to write a poem, a short story, a song, or any combination.

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    Poem: Unbreakable Bond Mother & Daughter

    2 years ago

    "Unbreakable Bond Mother & Daughter" is an article which includes 2 poems. These came about when my niece graduated from high school and wished her mother was standing beside her. My heart sunk, as I tried to find the right words to comfort her.

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    Poem: Graduation

    2 years ago

    UPDATE : near end ~"Graduation" is a poem I wrote after watching my niece graduate from Laurel Oaks Career Campus.  She overcame many struggles to meet this accomplishment. Her plans are to be a Respiratory Therapist & work at a Children's Hospital while attending college. I'm so proud of her.

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    Poem: Adapting Behavior

    2 years ago

    This is my response to the word prompt, " Adapt" from "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 52." Here recently I've been learning the meaning of this word.   I've learned so many new things like how to mow the yard or operate a drill, even spackling. In any case, I hope you enjoy these poems.

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    Poem: Like a Mother's Touch

    2 years ago

    "Like a Mother's Touch" is expresses the feeling you have when someone loves you enough to be in your corner. It isn't always the woman who gave birth to you. Sometimes it's a friendly face or the neighbor down the road, or a grandmother or Aunt, Father or brother or even your significant other.

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    Poem: Heaven Scent

    2 years ago

    "Heaven Scent" ia a poem I wrote as I reflected back on a few memories. Each year, Ron gave me hanging flower baskets for Mother's Day and usually a few other flowers for our pots. This day marked the beginning of our yearly tradition. He loved flowers like I do, so this year I've kept up with it.

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 52 (Adapt)

    18 months ago

    "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 52 (Adapt)" is an article I write to help inspire our creativity. I choose a single word prompt encouraging others to write a poem, a short story, a song, or any combination.

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    Poem: Taking Chances In Life

    12 months ago

    "Taking Chances in Life" is a collection of 3 poems in response to "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 51 by Brenda Arledge." Life is too short. Take a chance to make your dreams come true. Every detail in life starts with one chance. Sometimes you get lucky and find your heart's desire.

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 51 (Chance)

    18 months ago

    "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 51 (Chance)" is an article I write to help inspire our creativity. I choose a single word prompt encouraging others to write a poem, a short story, a song, or any combination.

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    Poem: Kitty Plays Houdini

    22 months ago

    "Kitty Plays Houdini" is a poem I wrote when my thoughts were keeping me awake.  I knew I had to put my little Buddy ( my oldest cat) upstairs in a room where there's no heat since the last fiasco when I had workers in the house. He's just too smart, for like Houdini, he can figure out his escape.

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    Poem: Kitty Fiasco

    2 years ago

    "Kitty Fiasco " is a poem I wrote while two contractors were in our home. I had a plan to keep both kitty's downstairs with me by using a room divider. It was working pretty well until a kitten slid inside the house.  My Bubba wasn't happy, he quickly learned how to use his paws to open divider.

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    Poem: Despite the Heartache

    19 months ago

    "Despite the Heartache" is a poem I wrote about the road one travels after he loses someone close to his heart. There are times he doesn't want to keep going, but then he realizes his strength is a quality his loved one admired.  So, he stays the course.

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    Only The Soul Knows

    13 months ago

    "Only The Soul Knows" touches upon the fact that I write from the heart. I love touching others with my words, but I'll survive if not. This poem was initiated by reading the works of Val Karas & John Hansen. Do we care what others think about us or the way we live our life. The choice is yours.

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    Poem: Life Puzzle

    12 months ago

    The following poems is my long-awaited response to the word prompt "Puzzle" from the article "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 50". An Acrostic Poem; Completing Life's Journey; and Solving a Puzzle. I hope you enjoy them.

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 50 (Puzzle)

    22 months ago

    "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 50 (Puzzle)" is an article I write to help inspire our creativity. I choose a single word prompt encouraging others to write a poem, a short story, a song, or any combination.

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    Poem: The Value of Respect

    15 months ago

    "The Value of Respect" is my response for "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 49 (Respect)." Each poem shows a level of respect or disrespect with a lesson to be learned.

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    Poem: Hidden Inside Person

    18 months ago

    "A Blitz Poem ~ Hidden Inside Person" is a poem written for a challenge by Veronica McDonald after I read a forum posted by Rosina Khan, highlighting a poem by John Hansen, "Clouds Are Forever ~ A Blitz Poem." It's about facing a tough battle with cancer during the night when no help was available.

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 49 (Respect)

    13 months ago

    "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 49 (Respect)" is an article I write to help inspire our creativity. I choose a single word prompt encouraging others to write a poem, a short story, a song, or any combination.

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    Poem: The Sands of Time

    12 months ago

    "The Sands of Time" is my response to "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 48" (Sand). I've included three poems.  "Sand ~ an Acrostic poem, "Hourglass of Time" and "Bucket List." Sand is a symbol of time.  The one thing we can never get back once it's gone.

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    Poem: Timeless Treasure

    12 months ago

    "Timeless Treasure" is a collection of poems written for "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 47 (Treasure). It's always fun and exciting to hunt for treasures, but the best ones are the ones you find inside your heart.

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 48 (Sand)

    19 months ago

    "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 48"(Sand) is an article I write to help inspire our creativity. I choose a single word prompt encouraging others to write a poem, a short story, a song, or any combination.

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 47 (Treasure)

    23 months ago

    "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 47 (Treasure)" is an article I write to help inspire our creativity. I choose a single word prompt encouraging others to write a poem, a short story, a song, or any combination.

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    Poem: Forgiveness Verses

    13 months ago

    "Forgiveness Verses" is my response to "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 46" by Brenda Arledge.  There are three different poems expressing different views on forgiveness. I hope you enjoy reading them.

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    Poem: Shopping Extravaganza

    2 years ago

    "Shopping Extravaganza" is a poem written from an experience that happened at a local Walmart while shopping two days before Christmas.  Eggs grow wings and fly through the air.  The disgruntled crowd is out of control. She leaves in the nick of time, as people decide to walk out without paying.

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 46 (Forgiveness)

    2 years ago

    "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 46 (Forgiveness)" is an article I write to help inspire our creativity. I choose a single word prompt encouraging others to write a poem, a short story, a song, or any combination.

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    Poem: Snowflakes

    20 months ago

    "Snowflakes" is my response to "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 45 (Snowflake). The 1st is an acrostic poem spelling snowflake that depicts getting ready for a Nor'Easter. The 2nd one describes the beauty of snowflakes.  It reminds us how fragile life is, but each one of us plays a role.

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    Poem: Covid, Bid Us Farewell

    2 years ago

    "Covid, Bid Us Farewell" is a poem I began writing yesterday when I went to get my Booster shot for Covid-19.  We are all tired of dealing with coronavirus.  We want it to dissapear.  But thankfully, we have bonded together across the universe. We have compassion for one another.

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 45 (Snowflake)

    2 years ago

    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 45" is an article I write to help inspire our creativity. I choose a single word prompt encouraging others to write a poem, a short story, a song, or any combination.

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    Poem: Patience Virtues

    2 years ago

    "Patience Virtues" is a collection of poems I've written for the word prompt from "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 44 (Patience)." Patience is a great moral value if you can keep it in check. It's such a waste of time to lose self-control and become impatient. After all, God is in control.

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    Poem: Not a Two-way Street

    23 months ago

    "Not a Two-way Street" is a short poem that shows how when we're in love we actually walk down the same path hand in hand. It's not a two-way street.  There are moments where we face struggles, but we accept those bumps in the road and keep going together.

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    Word Prompts Helps Creativity ~ Week 44 (Patience)

    18 months ago

    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 44 (Patience)" is an article I write to help inspire our creativity. I choose a single word prompt encouraging others to write a poem, a short story, a song, or any combination.

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    Poem: Breakfast

    22 months ago

    "Breakfast" is an article I wrote in response to "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 43 (Breakfast).  It took awhile for my muse to kick into gear for this one.  I hope you enjoy them.There are times when that morning meal makes our stomach grumble, other times it's the waitress one is looking for.

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    Poem: Little Sally's Christmas Wish

    18 months ago

    "Little Sally's Christmas Wish" is a poem about a little girl who takes care of herself because her mother is ill. She writes a letter to Santa asking for one wish.  Her mother to be well for one day ~ Jesus's Birthday.

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    Poem: Christmas Day Memories

    19 months ago

    "Christmas Day Memories" is a poem about remembering Christmas past. As a little girl, her family decorated the Christmas tree together and enjoyed all the trimmings that went along with Christmastime.

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    Poem: Creative Writing

    2 years ago

    "Creative Writing" is my response to "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 42 (Writing)." I've tried to put myself inside the process of how we write to come up with these.  I hope you enjoy my thoughts.

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 43 (Breakfast)

    15 months ago

    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 43 (Breakfast) is an article I write to help inspire our creativity. I choose a single word prompt encouraging others to write a poem, a short story, a song, or any combination.

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 42 (Writing)

    9 months ago

    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 42 (Writing)" is an article I write to help inspire our creativity. I choose a single word prompt encouraging others to write a poem, a short story, a song, or any combination.

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    Poem: Which Do We Like Best: Online Shopping or In Store Bargains

    13 months ago

    "Which Do We Like Best: Online Shopping or In Store Bargains" is my response ~Week 42 word prompt. The 1st one is about those Black Friday Sales and rushing to grab that perfect gift. The 2nd one tells how satisfying it is to shop inside a store. The 3rd one is about men shopping at the last minute.

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    Poem: Nebulous

    2 years ago

    "Nebulous" is a poem I wrote for a word prompt. It depicts those moments when an illness progresses & causes pain. Everything becomes fuzzy & unclear. It's like a nebulous concept on the quality of life.

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 41(Shopping)

    13 months ago

    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 41(Shopping)" is an article I write to help inspire our creativity. I choose a single word prompt encouraging others to write a poem, a short story, a song, or any combination.

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    Poem: Boredom

    15 months ago

    "Boredom" is my response to "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 40. 3 pieces to express my thoughts.  The 1st one shows how a person feels when he is bored. The 2nd one us an acrostic poem that explores the definition of boredom.  The 3rd one explains how one feels bored when he's stuck in bed.

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    Poem: A Little Piece of Heaven

    13 months ago

    I wrote this poem, "A Little Piece of Heaven" for a picture prompt in one of my writing groups, but I loved it so much I wanted to share it with you first. It's about a little place of paradise here on earth where one can actually feel and hear the presence of God.

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 40 (Boredom)

    2 years ago

    "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 40 (Boredom) is an article I write to help inspire our creativity. I choose a single word prompt encouraging others to write a poem, a short story, a song, or any combination.

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    Poem: I Can't Stop Writing

    13 months ago

    "I Can't Stop Writing" is a poem that jumped into my mind while reading a comment left by Andrea Lawrence (SerenityHalo) on a forum post by Miebakagh , "Hubpages - Marven Has Pushed Us To A Tight Corner." Writing is a part of us, like the air we breath.

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    Poem: Fresh Start

    2 years ago

    "Fresh Start" is a poem that shows us how life can toss us a curve ball when we least expect it. Just when we believe we have it all figured out, the bottom drops out. We must start from the beginning once again. Sometimes it helps to have a fresh start, but it can be frustrating.

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    Poem: Anxiety Meaning

    2 years ago

    "Anxiety Meaning," is a group of poems I've written in response to "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 39." "Anxiety's Grip; Anxiety ~ Acrostic Poem; and Anxiety Causes Fear are the pieces I wrote. Each one depicts how anxiety overcomes us and takes over control.

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 39 (Anxiety)

    22 months ago

    "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 39 (Anxiety)" is an article to help inspire our creativity. I choose a single word prompt encouraging others to write a poem, a short story, a song or any combination.

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    Poem: Rainbow Creations

    2 years ago

    "Rainbow Creations" is my response for Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 38 (Rainbows). In this one, I write about how rainbows affect us. This feeling seems to be universal. In the last poem, I had a bit of fun creating a rainbow for myself.

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 38 (Rainbows)

    9 months ago

    "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 38 (Rainbows)" is an article to help inspire our creativity. I choose a single word prompt encouraging others to write a poem, a short story, a song or any combination.

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    Poem: Atonement

    23 months ago

    "Atonement" is a short poem about how one rewrites the chapters in his life. He can sense deception and turn the tables before anything takes place. I chose the title "Atonement", because it's an action to correct a previous wrongdoing on someone's part.

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    Poem: Experiment Design

    11 months ago

    "Experiment Design" is my response to "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 37. This word had me stumped, but then my muse began to conjure up a few words. I hope you enjoy the following poems.  One shows us the power of the placebo effect and the other is like finding a bit of magic.

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    Poem: Feeling Lost Without Community

    13 months ago

    Updated this Article.   New work added at the bottom of page. "Feeling Lost Without Community" is a poem I wrote about missing my morning ritual on Hubpages. My little community is no longer the same without the ability to comment. I still read and take those magical journeys with you all.

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 37 (Experiment)

    3 months ago

    "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 37(Experiment)" is an article to help inspire our creativity. I choose a single word prompt encouaging others to write a poem, a short story, a song or any combination.

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    Poem: Man in The Moon

    20 months ago

    "Man in the Moon" is a poem I wrote thinking about the face that shines down upon us from the night sky. Does he realize how much we look forward to his light? Is he lonely?  Or perhaps he is sad because he cannot help us. Just my thoughts contemplating, like normal.

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    Response to Word Prompts Help Creativity Week 36 (Strength) ~ "Strength"; "Fake Strength"; "Strength in His Love"

    12 months ago

    Response to Word Prompts Help Creativity Week 36 (Strength) ~ "Strength"; "Fake Strength"; "Strength in His Love" is my reponse for the word prompt, "Strength." Strength comes to us in many forms. Sometimes it's mental, physical ability with determination. Or we fake it til we make it & GOD'S LOVE.

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    Poem: Finish Line

    23 months ago

    "Finish Line" is a short poem. It is about pondering over our life choices. Have we made the right ones or do we need to wipe the slate clean and start over before it's too late.

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 36 (Strength)

    2 years ago

    "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 36 (Strength)" is an article to help inspire our creativity. I choose a single word prompt encouaging others to write a poem, a short story, a song or any combination. The only requirement is to relax and have fun writing.

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    Poem: Life Is Like A Chessboard

    13 months ago

    "Life Is Like A Chessboard" is a poem about how life is like a game of chess. We start out as pawns searching for a castle to live in with our king or queen. We make mistakes and stumble along the way. God & the Devil stand by and watch as we pull ourselves out of checkmate to find our crown.

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    Poem: For Better or Worse

    12 months ago

    "For Better Or Worse" is a poem I tossed together while having a bit of fun. I honestly fear catching a cold. I'm great at being there for others, getting them necessary supplies, but I try my best to keep my distance. Nowadays we have coronavirus, which means isolating one to a separate room.

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    Response to "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 35 (Sonder) - "Sonder"; "A Moment of Sonder"; & "Sonder Feeling"

    2 years ago

    "Response to "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 35 (Sonder) - "Sonder"; "A Moment of Sonder"; & "Sonder Feeling" is my response to the word prompt, "Sonder" suggested by Kyler Falk. I'm not certain I got this one right, but this is what my muse came up with for this word.

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 35 (Sonder)

    18 months ago

    "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 35" (Sonder) is an article to help inspire our creativity. I choose a single word prompt encouaging others to write a poem, a short story, a song or any combination. The only requirement is to relax and have fun writing.

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    Poem: Think First

    6 months ago

    "Think First" is a poem reminding us to think first before we speak. The words we utter can create a lot of unintended damage. The rift of silence will fester like a boil until it pops.

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    Response to "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 34 (Habits) - "Habits"; “Witch's Spell ~ Strong Desire" & "Virtue"

    2 years ago

    Response to "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 34 (Habits) - "Habits"; “Witch's Spell ~ Strong Desire" & "Virtue" is what my muse came up with from the word prompt, "Habits." Habits can take control over our lives. It's like we are spellbound & can't break free. Good ones have bad moments too.

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 34 (Habits)

    18 months ago

    "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 34 (Habits)" is an article to help inspire our creativity. I choose a single word prompt encouaging others to write a poem, a short story, a song or any combination. The only requirement is to relax and have fun writing.

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    Response to "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~week 33 (Photograph) - "Photograph"; "Sunday Dinners"; & "Mobile Pictures"

    18 months ago

    Response to "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~Week 33 (photograph) - "Photograph"; "Sunday Dinners"; & "Mobile Pictures" is my last minute write on photograph.  I had something else in mind and I might still do that one in the future, but I was running behind schedule, so I jotted down these lines..

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    Poem: Don't Wait Until I'm Dying

    21 months ago

    "Don't Wait Until I'm Dying" is a poem where one expresses the desire to have others show him he is worthy of their time while he's still alive. He doesn't want others to wait until his final days to show their love.

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 33 (Photograph)

    22 months ago

    "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 33 (Photograph) is an article to help inspire our creativity. I choose a single word prompt encouaging others to write a poem, a short story, a song or any combination. The only requirement is to relax and have fun writing.

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    Poem: Awesome Roadside Rest

    12 months ago

    "Awesome Roadside Rest" is a poem I wrote about our vacation this summer. The Ardmore Welcome Center was one of our first stops on our way to Panama City Beach Florida. It was such a delight to witness employees who loved their jobs. We learned a bit of history as we stretched our legs.

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    Poem: Google Maps

    15 months ago

    "Google Maps" is a poem about using google maps while taking a vacation. We've used this on our mobile phone for every trip. It maps out the directions and calls each one out loud. If we happen to miss a turn or an exit, it simply reroutes itself. Then it gives us another chance to get it right.

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    Response to "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 32 (Fear) - "Turning Fear Around" & "An Acrostic Poem ~ Fear"

    2 years ago

    Response to "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 32 (Fear) - "Turn Around Fear" & "An Acrostic Poem ~ Fear" contains two poems. The first one was written while listening to a video on YouTube by Tim McGraw - Live Like You Were Dying. The second one is an acrostic poem on Fear.

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    Poem: Savoring The Moment

    11 months ago

    "Savoring The Moment" is a poem I wrote as I remember our visit to Longhorn Steakhouse before my oral surgery to get teeth extracted & cut out. My last good steak for awhile.  It was great company and a lot of good memories to cherish. Absolutely delicious, all the way around.

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 32 (Fear)

    16 months ago

    "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 32 (Fear) is an article to help inspire our creativity. I choose a single word prompt encouaging others to write a poem, a short story, a song or any combination. The only requirement is to relax and have fun writing.

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    Response: Word Prompts Help Creativity ~week 31(secrets) - "Secrets"; "Government Cover-Up"; & "White Lies"

    22 months ago

    Response: Word Prompts Help Creativity ~Week 31(Secrets) - "Secrets"; "Government Cover-Up"; & "White Lies" is three poems I have written on the word prompt, "Secrets." An acrostic poem; one about UFO'S and one that shows the pain and heartbreak a white lie can have on a relationship.

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 31(Secrets)

    18 months ago

    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 31 (Secrets) is an article to help inspire our creativity. I choose a single word prompt encouaging others to write a poem, a short story, a song or any combination. The only requirement is to relax and have fun writing.

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    Response ~ Word Prompts Help~ Week 30"(Clouds) "Clouds Bring Peace"; "Turmoil of Good & Evil"; & "Changing Masterpiece "

    13 months ago

    Response ~ Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 30"(Clouds) - "Clouds Bring Peace"; "Turmoil of Good & Evil"; & "Changing Masterpiece " includes 1 acrostic poem & 2 other pieces of poetry.

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 30 (Clouds)

    18 months ago

    "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 30 (Clouds) is an article to help inspire our creativity. I choose a single word prompt encouaging others to write a poem, a short story, a song or any combination. The only requirement is to relax and have fun writing.

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    Poem: Daily Ritual

    2 years ago

    "Daily Ritual" is a poem describing how one is in a constant rush in the mornings. Tacking his to do list until quitting time, then starting his journey back home.

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    "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 29" Response: Founding Father's; Freedom = One's Thoughts; & Living in Freedom

    2 years ago

    "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 29" Response: Founding Father's; Freedom = One's Thoughts; & Living in Freedom" is about our founding Father's writing the Bill of Rights, how one doesn't want to change his line of thinking to set himself free, and the freedom we have in the United States.

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 29 (Freedom)

    3 months ago

    "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 29 (Freedom)" is an article to help inspire our creativity. I choose a single word prompt encouaging others to write a poem, a short story, a song or any combination. The only requirement is to relax and have fun writing.

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    My Response to "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 28 - "Star"; "Connection Beneath the Stars"; & "Twinkle Magic"

    2 years ago

    My Response to "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~Week 28 - "Star"; "Connection Beneath The Stars"; & "Twinkle Magic" consists of 3 poems. The first one ~ an acrostic poem. The second is about communicating through the stars. The third one is about a woman who is sad until she looks up at the stars.

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 28 (Stars)

    5 months ago

    "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 28 (Stars)" is an article to help inspire our creativity. I choose a single word prompt encouaging others to write a poem, a short story, a song or any combination. The only requirement is to relax and have fun writing.

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    Poem: Take Your Chance

    2 years ago

    "Take Your Chance" is a short poem reminding us to learn lessons from our past. Make different choices. Then with this new mentality, grab the desires you want before they slip away.

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    Response to "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 27" (Summer) "Mood Changer", "Working Summer Months", "Cool Air View"

    11 months ago

    Response to "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 27" (Summer) "Mood Changer", "Working Summer Months", "Cool Air View"  is my poetry response to the weekly word prompt by Brenda Arledge.

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 27 (Summer)

    9 months ago

    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 27 is an article I write each week to inspire our creativity. I choose a single word prompt encouaging others to write a poem, a short story, a song or any combination. The only requirement is to relax and have fun writing.

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    Poem: Reply - Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 26 (Lesson)"God's Plan; A String of Letters; Flip the Coin;Lesson Lost

    19 months ago

    Poem: Reply - Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 26 (Lesson)"God's Plan; A String of Letters; Flip the Coin;Lesson Lost is my response for the word prompt, "Lesson." It took awhile for my muse to get started, but then it refused to be silent.  I hope you enjoy my writing.

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    Poem: No Room

    13 months ago

    "No Room" is a poem about dealing with a narcissist. He has no room for anyone but himself and his own feelings. His uncaring words break those who care, making them feel broken.

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    Poem: Life's A Gamble

    22 months ago

    "Life's A Gamble" is a short poem about life. We take risks in life every day by taking chances on love & friendship just like a gambler.  Sometimes a lucky star shines down upon us & we toss the dice just right.

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    Poem: Temporary Illusion

    15 months ago

    "Temporary Illusion" is a poem written about how she deals with noisy neighbors. She turns the blinds down & makes a private paradise where dreams come true & magic flies through the air.

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 26 (Lesson)

    2 years ago

    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 26 is an article to help inspire our creativity. I choose a single word prompt encouaging others to write a poem, a short story, a song or any combination. The only requirement is to relax and have fun writing.

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    Poem: Community Support

    2 years ago

    This poem "Community Support" is a poem I wrote to express how proud I am of my community for coming together to help someone in need. Two small children from our community battling the fight of Lukemia. It breaks my heart to know these parents must face this struggle.

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    Poem: Response "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~Week 25 - "Blue Is Eternal"; "Misery Disappears"&"Painting Her Blue Away"

    11 months ago

    Response "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~Week 25" ~ "Blue is Eternal"; "Misery Disappears"&"Painting Her Blue Away" is my response to the word prompt for Week 25 by Brenda Arledge. It includes three poems about the color blue. I hope you enjoy them.

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    Poem: Time Warp

    2 years ago

    "Time Warp" is a poem about a couple who separated but desperately want to be together. Each night they linger like ghosts from the past, igniting the fire between them. Watching the clock tic down, holding one another tight, playfully kissing goodbye until another night.

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 25 (Blue)

    22 months ago

    "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 25 (Blue)" is an article to help inspire our creativity. I choose a single word prompt encouaging others to write a poem, a short story, a song or any combination. The only requirement is to relax and have fun writing.

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    Poem: Short Quotes on Everyday Life

    16 months ago

    "Short Quotes on Everyday Life" is a few random thoughts that sprung to mind. There is always hope when one's mind wanders into the quote world having a bit of fun.

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    Lure of Temptation

    15 months ago

    "Lure of Temptation" is a poem about someone being tempted by the Devil. He comes close to the edge when he hears silent echoes from his past as life reveals an interesting hand right in front of him. He is tempted.

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    Response to Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 24 (Letter) Emotional Contingencies

    13 months ago

    "Response to Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 24 (Letter) Emotional Contingencies" is a compilation of four poems I've written on the word prompt "Letters." Each one is written different. They represent Love, Heartbreak, Emotion and Tossing in the Towel.

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 24 (Letter)

    9 months ago

    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 24 (Letter) is an article to help inspire our creativity. I choose a single word prompt encouaging others to write a poem, a short story, a song or any combination. The only requirement is to relax and have fun writing.

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    Poem: My Response to "Word Prompts Helps Creativity ~ Week 23" ( Laughter) Emotions, Medicine & Kittys

    2 years ago

    "My Response to "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~Week 23" (laughter) Emotions, Medicine & Kittys" includes 3 poems. Laughter is an emotion that is the best medicine. Kittys know that too.

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    Poem: Tornado Warning

    15 months ago

    "Tornado Warning" is a poem I wrote while the tornado sirens were sounding. I hate storms like these.  The sirens are great to warn us, but the sound of them puts an imminent fear inside your soul.

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 23 (Laughter)

    9 months ago

    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 23 is an article to help inspire our creativity. I choose a single word prompt encouaging others to write a poem, a short story, a song or any combination. The only requirement is to relax and have fun writing.

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    Poem: Forgiveness Brings Hope

    2 years ago

    "Forgiveness Brings Hope" is a poem showing when we forgive others we find an inner peace. We don't forget, but we bury the sadness in the far corner of our mind, offering them a chance to soar like an eagle. It's within this forgiveness that we find a glimmer of hope for ourselves. (Week 46~Prompt)

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    Poem: Response to "Word Prompts Help Creativity~Week 22 (shadow): "Shadow Friend"; "His Shadow"; "Only the Shadow Knows"

    2 years ago

    Poem: Response to "Word Prompts Help Creativity~Week 22 (shadow): "Shadow Friend"; "His Shadow"; "Only the Shadow Knows" is my response to this word prompt. I have included 3 poems that talk about friendship, God's shadow, & missing the shadow of a loved one. I hope you like them.

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 22 (Shadow)

    9 months ago

    "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 22 is an article I write weekly hoping to inspire that creative genius hiding inside of us. Each week I choose a single word prompt. We use this word to create a poem, a short story, song, or whatever our muse desires. The only requirement ~ have fun writing.

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    Poem: Undying Love

    11 months ago

    "Undying Love" is a poem about watching someone we love when he is dying. We want to stop his pain but we cannot. We hold on to memories and only let him see our smile. As we wait for that moment when time stands still. When we no longer feel their embrace.

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    If Only People Were Like Kittys

    2 years ago

    "If Only People Were Like Kittys" is a poem about wishing people would show their love as simply as a kitty. There would be no second guessing,  because the evidence would be there. It would be a love that stands the test of time.

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    Poem: Journey of Age; Thirty-nine & Holding ~ Response to: "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~Week 21(Age) ~ Brenda Arledge

    12 months ago

    "Poem: Journey of Age; Thirty-nine & Holding ~ Response to: "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~Week 21(Age) by Brenda Arledge is my response to the word prompt "Age." I've written 3 poems. One tells the journey of life as we age; an acrostic poem about being grateful; one is about being 39 & holding

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 21 (Age)

    18 months ago

    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 21 is an article I write each week hoping to inspire our creativity. I choose a single word prompt encouaging others to write a poem, a short story, a song or any combination. The only requirement is to relax and have fun while writing.

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    Poem: Lonely World of Regret & Genuine Regret

    3 years ago

    "Lonely World of Regret & Geniune Regret is a response to "Word Prompts Help Creativity / Week 20" ~ "regret." The 1st poem ~ a person who chooses to live a secret life filled with regret but has no desire to change. The 2nd poem ~ one feels regret & wants to undue the mistakes by apologizing.

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    One Lone Soul

    2 years ago

    "One Lone Soul" is a short piece about learning what it is like to take someone for granted. We all want someone to be there for us when we get older, but we don't appreciate what is right in front of us at the time.

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 20 (Regret)

    8 months ago

    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 20(Regret) is an article I write each week to help inspire the creative genius inside of us. I choose a single word prompt and then everyone uses it to write a piece of work in the genre of his choice. The only requirement is to have fun writing.

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    Poem: Memories & Thoughts Reflecting from the Mirror

    13 months ago

    "Memories & Thoughts Reflecting From The Mirror" is an article in response to "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 19 by Brenda Arledge. " I created 3 poems on mirror. "Mirror of Regret"; "The Looking Glass" ( an acrostic poem); "Mirror of Values" These poems use the reflection of a mirror.

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    Poem: Losing Sanity

    2 years ago

    "Losing Sanity" is a poem about hiding away in the house with the blinds closed listening to the quietness.  It makes her stark mad without the sound of her furry friends to keep her company. The silence drives her mad. She walks around with the trigger cocked waiting to take her sanity back.

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 19 (Mirror)

    8 months ago

    "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 19 (Mirror) is an article I write each week hoping to inspire our creativity. I choose a single word prompt encouaging others to write a poem, a short story, a song or any combination.  The only requirement is to relax and have fun while writing.

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    Poem: Silence: A Gift or Devastation (Week 18 ~ prompt)

    2 years ago

    Silence: A Gift or Devastation is an article which includes three poems. This is in response to "Word Prompts Help Creativity / Week 18" by Brenda Arledge. Silence can bring us many gifts, but also can be a source of pain.

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 18 (Silence)

    18 months ago

    "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 18 (Silence)" is an article I try to write each week. I toss out a single word prompt hoping it kicks our creativity in gear. Each of us decide whether to write a poem, a short story, a song, or a combination. The only requirement is to have fun while writing.

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    Poetry: A Tribute for Father's Day

    13 months ago

    Poetry: A Tribute for Father's Day is an article with two poems. I let this day sneak up on me, but I tried to jot down a few notes. Fathers day is a day we are thankful for our dads, but I hope we all find reasons to be grateful on every day throughout the year.

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    Poem: Buried Treasure / Response to Brenda Arledge's Word Prompt Week 17, "Memories"

    3 years ago

    Buried Treasure / Response to Brenda Arledge's word prompt week 17, "memories" is my response to this week's word prompt. "Buried Treasure" offers us a glimpse of the past inviting us to be immortal for a moment. While "Building Blocks" takes us on a journey time left behind.

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    Updated: Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 17 (Memories)

    17 months ago

    UPDATE: "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 17 (Memories)" is an article I write. I choose a single word prompt and hope it inspires us to be creative. Write whatever you want. It can be a poem, short story, song or a combination. The only requirement is to relax and have fun while writing.

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    Poem: Touching Rainbows

    2 years ago

    "Touching Rainbows" is a poem about venturing off after being secluded by Covid-19's grasp.  We wanted to feel the beauty of God's land touch us. Even on the rainy days, his hand guided us towards rainbows.

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    Poem: Where's Mr. Sandman?

    18 months ago

    "Where's Mr. Sandman? " is a poem about tossing and turning beneath the covers. Our frustration grows as we watch the hands on the clock and we are still awake. Tears from being tired build in the corner of our eyes. We hope the sandman arrives soon to take us to dreamland.

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    Poem: Fate's Path / Response to Word Prompts Help Creativity / Week 16

    11 months ago

    "Fate's Path/Response to Word Prompts Help Creativity / Week 16" is an article I wrote for the prompt, "fate." "Fates Path" is about her finding a lifelong romance by accident. "Beating Fate" is about how she turns the tables & becomes the master of her own fate hoping to share their last moments.

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 16 (Fate)

    14 months ago

    Word Prompts Help Creativity / Week 16 is a weekly article I write where I provide a single word prompt hoping it inspires our muse to conjure up something wonderful. It can be a poem, short story, song or whatever you decide to write. There is one requirement. Relax and have a bit of fun.

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    Poem: Sunshine Makes Her Day Beautiful / Discussion & Poem for "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~Week 15" (Sunshine)

    12 months ago

    Poem: Sunshine Makes Her Day Beautiful / Discussion & Poem for "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~Week 15" is my response to the word prompt sunshine.  A discussion about limited sunshine. Poems about how sunshine makes it feel like it's a great day to be alive & how sadness takes her sunshine away.

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 15 (Sunshine)

    22 months ago

    "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 15 (Sunshine)" is an article I write each week. I choose a single word prompt and hope it inspires us to be creative. You can write a poem, short story, song or any combination. The only requirement is that you try to relax and have fun.

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    Poem: Fate

    3 years ago

    Fate is a poem about her remembering that first smirk. The smile she knows as a lie. It's common place now but she pretends she has no clue. She lets him hang himself out to dry for she knows it will come back to bite him.

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    Poem: Memories of Childhood ~ Response to "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 14" (Childhood) by Brenda Arledge

    2 years ago

    Poem: Memories of Childhood ~ Response to "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 14" by Brenda Arledge includes a couple of poems and a few thoughts. One is about a Cincinnati Reds Baseball Game with Johnny Bench and the other is an Acrostic poem. This article is for the word prompt, "childhood.

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    Poem: Sacred Love

    21 months ago

    "Sacred Love" is a poem about two people who come together sharing love and affection.   It is like a heavenly gift as it blooms with the promise of words.  They create a sacred relationship with love strong enough to last an eternity.

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 14 (Childhood)

    2 years ago

    Word Prompts Help Creativity / Week 14 is a weekly article where I give a single word prompt hoping to jumpstart everyone's muse.  Maybe a masterpiece. It can be a short story, a poem, a song, a combination or anything you feel like writing. Just have fun. Enjoy your words weaving beautiful music.

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    Word Prompts: Raindrops From Heaven & Waiting out the Storm (Week 13)

    12 months ago

    "Word Prompts: Raindrops from Heaven & Waiting out the Storm " is in response to Brenda Arledge's word prompt ~ Week 13. The prompt is "Raindrops." I've created 2 poems for this challenge.  "Raindrops from Heaven" and "Waiting out the Storm." These poems express different ideas about raindrops.

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity / Week 13 (Raindrops)

    2 years ago

    "Word Prompts Help Creativity  / Week 13 is an article I write each week where I encourage everyone to be creative and write something on a single word prompt. Write whatever you want. A short story, poem, a combination of both, a song.  You are in control. The only requirement is to have fun.

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    Poem: Mother's Encouragement

    11 months ago

    "Mother's Encouragement" is a poem about walking pass a bakery. The smell lingering in the air reminds her of baking cookies with her mother when she was a toddler. She couldn't reach the counter, flour was everywhere, but her mother didn't say one discouraging word. She showed a Mother's Love.

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    Poem: When Today Begins

    19 months ago

    When Today Begins" is a poem written for the word prompt, "Today." It describes the feeling of the universe as twilight peeks its head over the horizon.  It shows us the sensation of that first moment when the age of today begins.

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    Poem: Insomnia

    15 months ago

    "Insomnia" is a poem about not being able to sleep.  She used to sleep peacefully but now it's like dodging a tornado. Her thoughts constantly dart back and forth as she tosses and turns fighting sleep like a toddler.

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 12 (Today)

    22 months ago

    "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 12 (Today)" is an article I write each week.   I toss out a single word to use as a starting place to focus our creativity. Write a short story, a poem, a song, or anything your muse comes up with for this word. The important part is to have fun while writing.

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    Poem: What's It Gonna Take?

    2 years ago

    "What's It Gonna Take" is a poem about him wondering what it's going take to prove his love.  She drifts out to sea when he's standing on the shore. She doesn't realize he would give her the stars to make her happy. Why is she like the Tinman, without a heart? Can't she see the stars in his eyes?

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    Poem: 100 Proof - She's No Spring Chicken

    3 years ago

    100 Proof - She's No Spring Chicken" is a poem for the word prompt Proof. She drinks 100 Proof Tennessee Whiskey & gets stopped by the law on the drive home. She gets out of the car with her license & registration, but this makes the officer mad. She has to go the station, but she gets a drive home.

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 11(Proof)

    2 years ago

    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 11 (Proof) is an article where I give Hubbers a small spark to be creative. I choose a single word prompt. Then we use this word to write a poem, an article, short story, or whatever journey our muse takes us down. The object is simple. Have fun while writing.

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    Poem: Keeping Hope

    12 months ago

    "Keeping Hope" is a poem about how things don't always go as one plans. Life is not always an easy street, but one should keep his spirits high. Never give up on one's dreams. Keep hoping no matter what obstacles you face.

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    Poems: The Wheel of Life

    13 months ago

    "The Wheel of Life" is an article with two poems, "The Wheel of Life" & "A Piece of Heaven. The first on is about wanting our dash in life, the time between birth and death to be good. The second one is about magic we see from heaven. (500th one)

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    Poem: Pray For Rosina Kahn & Other Hubbers

    3 years ago

    Pray for Rosina Kahn is a poem I tossed together quickly to ask fellow Hubbers to pray for Rosina.  It seems she has Covid and is not doing well.  Please join me in prayer for her healing. I figure I can reach more people here, rather than posting a short note on feed. Praying for other Hubbers too

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    Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 10 (Life)

    22 months ago

    "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 10 (Life)" is an article I write. I pick one word we use to write a poem or short story. Hopefully it gives us a break from our normal routines & lets those creative juices flow. Who knows, maybe our next best seller. The ultimate goal is to simply have fun.

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    Poems: The Hands of Friendship

    11 months ago

    The Hands of Friendship is in response to "Word Prompts Help Creativity ~ Week 9" by Brenda Arledge using the word prompt, "Friendship." There are 3 poems: Divine Friendship; Hand of Friendship; and Long Distance Friends. Each of these describe a unique friendship.

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