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Acorns by Jane Dougherty

Acorns   My first attempt here had too many lines. This is the second attempt, a poem with nine lines. For dverse. I walked today beneath the oak trees dark, Boughs heavy with their fruit, a harvest for The small and humble. Touch the rugged bark […] Read more …

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“Acorns” by Jane Dougherty

Acorns September 10, 2021 / Books & Bonsai Jane Dougherty Writes       My first attempt here had too many lines. This is the second attempt, a poem with nine lines. For dverse.     I walked today beneath the oak trees dark, Boughs heavy with their fruit, a harvest for The small and […]

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Star dancing by Jane Dougherty

Star dancing Merril’s prosery prompt for dverse included the line: Against the blue cloth of the sky. I haven’t written a prosery, but I’ve borrowed the line to use in a mirrored refrain poem.   Star dancing These slothful summer evenings slide Into the night where they belong, Against the blue cloth of the sky, […]

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