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Paint Chip Poetry Prompt #4

It’s now week #4 of my Paint Chip Poetry Prompt and this week we’re daydreaming . . . again. Isn’t that what poetry writing is all about? Daydreaming? I’m daydreaming that 10 people are going to read the prompt and … Continue reading

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Paint Chip Poetry Prompt #3

It’s week #3 of my Paint Chip Poetry Prompt. The last two weeks the words were quite arbitrary and odd. I really do pull them from the paint chip deck randomly, so I never know what we’ll get. This week, … Continue reading

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Wake up to a New Year

Among my family and friends, I am the poet. As a result, I am sometimes asked to write poems for particular occasions and am happy to do so. But I am also blessed to have others share their poetry with me … Continue reading

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Flustered Feline

He’d roar if he could I know it But chattering Is the best he can muster You can tell he’s flustered Because that dark-eyed Junco And the American Finches Are out of his reach He doesn’t know That even so … Continue reading

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Paint Chip Poetry Prompt #2

Last week, I started a new weekly poetry prompt here on my blog. That post has had 21 likes, 5 shares, and 8 comments—but only one person posted a poem in response to the prompt, and it was my cousin. … Continue reading

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So It Ends, and So It Begins

It began in the Westin Hotel pool on Maui. Well, truth be told, it began with a prayer four months earlier, the day I decided it was time to end 40 years of intense aquaphobia. I asked God to help … Continue reading

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Paint Chip Poetry Prompts

On a recent trip to Hawaii, I picked up this game called Paint Chip Poetry: A Game of Color and Wordplay. I wasn’t sure what I’d do with it, but I couldn’t resist the purchase, even though I don’t really … Continue reading

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2020 Vision

I’d love to have perfect vision as the year begins anew If only these glasses on my face offered an eternal view Better than perfect eyesight would be to clearly see God’s plan and vision of the future for you … Continue reading

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Once When Emmanuel Came

I have a new Christmas poem up at Anchored Voices. It was inspired by the Scriptures that will be read at the December 15 service at my church, Community of Faith. My poem will be read at the service too. … Continue reading

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Of Eggs and Mad Money

I wrote this poem last May for a contest. Because it had to be unpublished for the contest, I didn’t post it here at the time. I wasn’t a finalist, so now I can do what I want with the … Continue reading

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