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December writing prompts

Drawing the Line

With a pencil Marking the margins of our lives With a pencil Outstretched corners of our futures What it holds is unknown to us Shades of hopes and dreams lie in wait With a pencil ©Vivian Zems (#Rondolet) December Writing... Continue Reading →

Gritty Globs of Goodness

  I have tasted the goodness of mankind gifts received yet not requested nightly calls of love and support chewing on these globs swallowing these blessings choking back joyful tears ©Vivian Zems (#cherita) December Writing Prompts 29/31

Agnostic Acorns

A sea of oak trees stand bereft of flowering leaves snow covers their branches winter, only it's harshness gives Under weight of snow under biting cold they stand silent their feelings don't show some wait in patience to be avenged... Continue Reading →

Royal Excursions

There once was a Prince named Harry Who was ordered a bride named Sally But try as he might Sally filled him with fright So he chose a Meghan to marry ©Vivian Zems (#limerick) December Writing Prompts 27/31  

Pesky Punctuation

Days long -gone of commas and colons Language serving new needs Speaking now with just emojis A revolution of the written word 🙈 🙉 🙊 see? Keyboard warriors ©Vivian Zems (#cherita) December Writing Prompts 21/30  

Chipped Edges

Challenges Rubicon border facing sharks walking planks even with my chipped edges I brave the unknown ©Vivian Zems (#Shadorma) December Writing Prompts 19/319

Pish Posh

People watching from my window Rain in sheets, black ice in store Pish posh- boots in water Splish splash- cars make showers Stumble grumble- commuters glower Split splat, a fall- then another ©Vivian Zems (#cherita) December Writing Prompts 18/31

Stripped and Polished

Stripping Layers of doubt Discarding old garments Renewing the soul with new dreams Polished ©Vivian Zems (#cinquain) December Writing Prompts 15/31  

Chestnuts and Chisels

(A silly poem!) Chippy the chipmunk Has an axe to grind He hides his chestnuts Where no one can find But in the dead of night When darkness swallowed light He had been robbed And now was ready for a... Continue Reading →

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