Tuesday, March 16, 2021: Tuesday Writing Prompt Challenge

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Today’s prompt: Write a poem about an empty house. Use the words brisk and solo.

The Place in the Woods

Along the path all wooded
Beyond the solo tree
a home lies still and silent
no people there to see.
It takes only a moment
of brisk walking to go
It’s worth the cold and distance
to see this place you know.
It stands as its been standing
for years since you were young
but no one seems to live there
No lights or flowers hung.
But love is what you feel here
for love is what is gives
Despite its dark and empty shell
where no one seems to live.

©2021 CBialczak Poetry

FOWC with Fandango — Article

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Writing Class

Whether a shirt or pants or shoe

A note, a letter, even a clue

A word in English class is here

An article full of meaning clear

Do you know what word I mean?

Can it be a sight unseen? 

A thing to know when writing well

For me the word came quick but fell.

©2021 CBialczak Poetry


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Like a blanket of snow

Laying upon the frozen ground

During the early morning 

No movement nor a sound

Asleep for time unknown

Beneath a frosty sheath

Waiting for the spring

The life waits underneath.

©2021 CBialczak Poetry

Weekend Writing Prompt #197 – Call

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When you get there

When you arrive
Place a call
Wait for an answer
Wait for the fall
Sit down and ponder
What happens next
Turn off your volume
Send your last text
Sit for a minute
Sweat it all out
Waiting is torture
Its what life’s about

©2021 CBialczak Poetry

Same, Same, But Different – Saturday Mix, 20 February 2021

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Your words are:

  1. change
  2. effect
  3. skip
  4. betray
  5. wonder


In a world of such diversity

Its hard to explore the aftermath

When time seems to ricochet

Between the past and the future

When all you can do is speculate

How life may mislead you

In the present. 

©2021 CBialczak Poetry

Tale Weaver – #313 – Finding Something Forgotten – February 4th

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The Cat finds his kite

The Cat in the Hat was somewhere brand new 
he didn’t know who lived there or lived there with who. 
He saw lots of toys and some stuff in the yard 
He tried to look inside, curtains made it hard. 

He thought that he’d knock on the door that’s bright red 
Perhaps they’d know him by the hat on his head 
Most people did know him for what he did wear 
He was famous to most, though he couldn’t care. 

So he walked up the walk and he stood nice and straight 
he walked up the steps and he closed the front gate 
He didn’t want pets that might live there to leave 
Most kids did have pets, or he’d like to believe. 

When all of a sudden from up on the roof 
A balloon went by flying, then popped with a Poof! 
Down to the ground a bright paper did float 
He bent down to get it and saw it’s a note. 

The note it was written in crayon and pen 
Was the writing he noticed from a little boy Ben? 
The note was so sweet that the Cat he did cry 
Ben had an old kite that the Cat used to fly. 

The Cat was so happy to get back his kite 
He smiled so big with his teeth white and bright. 
So Ben lived in this house that he just stopped by 
And now he and Ben watch their kites blow and fly.

©2021 CBialczak Poetry Cat in the Hat Fan fiction

Gloomy: Word of the Day Challenge

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On a sunny bright new day
when your loved one goes away
there may still be some light
if you put up a good fight.

On a gloomy rainy day
when your loved one goes away
some light is hard to find
You feel you’re left behind.

On any normal day
when your loved one goes away
the world seems dark and cold
Think of the love you do behold.

©2021 CBialczak Poetry

Photo Challenge #352

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Above the clouds
there used to be
a clouded land
a small city
and in this land
there was a man
who loved his girl
as much’s he can
She knew his love
was true but still
she wanted more
to suit her will
she told him so
and he was sad
she saw him cry
and she felt bad
she talked to him
and told him true
I love you more
my life is you.

©2021 CBialczak Poetry