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2015 PAD – Day 17 (very belated)

The day 17 prompt at Poetic Asides was “write a swing poem.” I wanted to try a different take on the word “swing,” but after walking around and around the prompt for the past ten days, I finally went with …
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By Heart

Not the cartoon I watched about 48 years ago, but pretty good…     The first poems I knew by heart I didn’t memorize but absorbed: Grandma reciting Stevenson’s “The Swing” whenever she gave us a push; a cartoon of …
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