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Printed from https://www.writing.com/main/books/item_id/1912256-Challenging-Poetry
by Rhyssa
Rated: 18+ · Book · Contest Entry · #1912256
a descent into poetry insanity
These are poems I'm writing for various month long challenges.
I'm not sure how sane I'll be at the end . . .
Poem # 1 at the end 0.39k
Poem # 2 it tolls for thee 1.55k
Poem # 3 Swans Reflecting Elephants 1.10k
Poem # 4 desert fire 0.66k
Poem # 5 rainstick 0.38k
Poem # 6 pneumonia 0.62k
Poem # 7 special delivery 0.68k
Poem # 8 why I left 0.45k
Poem # 9 for Caleb re: the eighth anniversary of his death 0.81k
Poem # 10 Family Reunion on Lake Powell 0.81k
Poem # 11 Pandora 0.65k
Poem # 12 why she said no 0.40k
Poem # 13 untangle 0.79k
Poem # 14 she listened 0.28k
Poem # 15 for Caleb, who would have been eight today 0.15k
Poem # 16 everywhere magic 0.95k
Poem # 17 2:37 am 0.82k
Poem # 18 in between 1.80k
Poem # 19 insomnia 0.90k
Poem # 20 theme and variations 0.58k
Poem # 21 tangible dreams 0.59k
Poem # 22 alone together 0.39k
Poem # 23 are we so different? 0.92k
Poem # 24 double knitting: Phoenix Rising 1.23k
Poem # 25 a long day 0.39k
Poem # 26 Reading "The Bells" 0.78k
Poem # 27 a complicated process 0.68k
Poem # 28 a short thought 0.39k
Poem # 29 I don't miss it 0.26k
Poem # 30 breaking a heart 0.53k
Poem # 31 Grampy 0.97k
Poem # 32 Behind and Beyond 1.25k
Poem # 33 estate sale 0.33k
Poem # 34 at the grocery store 0.76k
Poem # 35 the sane ones 1.85k
Poem # 36 new year snowfall 0.18k
Poem # 37 carnival scene 0.10k
Poem # 38 to Caleb, seven years later. 0.93k
Poem # 39 I am the wordsmith—I traffic in words 0.65k
Poem # 40 a complicated relationship 0.60k
Poem # 41 when the trees wake 0.85k
Poem # 42 now, I'm without you 0.38k
Poem # 43 half dreaming 0.21k
Poem # 44 Great-grandpa's chair 0.75k
Poem # 45 when he was dead 0.57k
Poem # 46 give us this day 0.56k
Poem # 47 in memory of lilacs 0.52k
Poem # 48 inversion 0.25k
Poem # 49 in shadow comfort 0.55k
Poem # 50 feathers or lead? 0.21k
Poem # 51 Rhyssa: her work 1.01k
Poem # 52 of tornados and butterflies 0.46k
Poem # 53 memories 0.44k
Poem # 54 particle theory 1.28k
Poem # 55 thoughts as fireflies shine at twilight 0.08k
Poem # 56 Níðhöggr 0.52k
Poem # 57 the end of the world 0.30k
Poem # 58 entering flood season 1.65k
Poem # 59 shopping lists: or why not to go to the market 0.82k
Poem # 60 the vibrations of the universe 0.34k
Poem # 61 Pickett's Charge 1.22k
Poem # 62 the pollen of spring 0.49k
Poem # 63 into the dreamscape 1.03k
Poem # 64 like a baby 0.58k
Poem # 65 my place 0.30k
Poem # 66 birdsong 0.91k
Poem # 67 the hero's journey as road trip 1.67k
Poem # 68 checking my blood sugar 0.48k
Poem # 69 aftermath 0.75k
Poem # 70 quantum entanglement 0.99k
Poem # 71 baby dragon 0.18k
Poem # 72 another reason why 0.13k
Poem # 73 butterfly thoughts 0.20k
Poem # 74 Monaco: the shining lives 0.76k
Poem # 75 Tanzania: two peaks of Kilimanjaro 1.39k
Poem # 76 Seychelles: the Aldabra giant tortoise 1.15k
Poem # 77 Singapore: Gardens by the Bay 1.34k
Poem # 78 Saint Kitts and Nevis: crossing the river 0.98k
Poem # 79 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines: we're all sane here 1.38k
Poem # 80 Moldova: the hero of the story 1.35k
Poem # 81 Qatar: remember 1.08k
Poem # 82 Panama: Yellow Fever 0.86k
Poem # 83 Federated States of Micronesia: Maskun 1.24k
Poem # 84 Switzerland: childhood dreams 0.41k
Poem # 85 Spain: the mantilla 1.72k
Poem # 86 the Maldives: life on a coral reef 0.99k
Poem # 87 the sweet sorrow of parting 0.62k
Poem # 88 Liechtenstein: Swiss Invasion, 2007 1.20k
Poem # 89 my defense 0.85k
Poem # 90 to the world 0.77k
Poem # 91 weeping willow 0.61k
Poem # 92 forgetting to remember 0.65k
Poem # 93 process 0.58k
Poem # 94 the click of the wheels 0.84k
Poem # 95 searching 0.96k
Poem # 96 Andorra: the white lady 0.91k
Poem # 97 milestone accomplishment 0.77k
Poem # 98 why the balloon rose 0.97k
Poem # 99 chasing numbers 0.67k
Poem # 100 fire garden 0.22k
Poem # 101 why a string is tied around my neck 0.66k
Poem # 102 déjà vu : see again 0.84k
Poem # 103 stuff 1.03k
Poem # 104 should thy right hand offend thee, cut it off 1.25k
Poem # 105 Australia: the breath of life 1.09k
Poem # 106 the glass woman, a fairy story 2.98k
Poem # 107 my ghosts 0.51k
Poem # 108 unknitting: a haiku sonnet 0.43k
Poem # 109 Monday's Child 0.94k
Poem # 110 words like knives 0.96k
Poem # 111 child's pose 0.95k
Poem # 112 Mexico: Día de Muertos 1.29k
Poem # 113 new habits 0.82k
Poem # 114 mixed messages 0.40k
Poem # 115 the sugar dilemma 1.63k
Poem # 116 secret tigers 0.62k
Poem # 117 big white bags 0.74k
Poem # 118 did you know? 1.20k
Poem # 119 let me remember 1.03k
Poem # 120 Uzbekistan: foreign exchange 1.89k
Poem # 121 pairing off 0.61k
Poem # 122 Cuba: a thought 2.15k
Poem # 123 Trinidad and Tobago: Limbo 1.34k
Poem # 124 Republic of Macedonia: ancient memories 2.32k
Poem # 125 Sri Lanka: Sigiriya 1.14k
Poem # 126 Pakistan: the dancing girl of Mohenjo-Daro 1.05k
Poem # 127 Nigeria: some thoughts 0.84k
Poem # 128 Malaysia: Batik 1.39k
Poem # 129 Belarus: Belovezhskaya Pushcha 1.22k
Poem # 130 Iceland: Under the Northern Lights 0.98k
Poem # 131 Paraguay: Nanduti Lace 0.92k
Poem # 132 Kiribati: Greeting the New Year 0.88k
Poem # 133 Zimbabwe: Moonlight Rainbows 1.01k
Poem # 134 Japan: under the shadow 1.19k
Poem # 135 South Africa: San Rock Art 0.80k
Poem # 136 Haiti: Some thoughts on the islands 0.41k
Poem # 137 Finland: T1 2.01k
Poem # 138 the NICU 0.55k
Poem # 139 New Zealand: watching the haka 1.29k
Poem # 140 rainbow 0.16k
Poem # 141 behind every smile 0.57k
Poem # 142 Fairydust: an acrostic 0.50k
Poem # 143 the nursery chair 1.66k
Poem # 144 Equatorial Guinea: thoughts on twenty percent 1.34k
Poem # 145 when the dead walk 1.05k
Poem # 146 El Salvador: República de El Salvador 1.48k
Poem # 147 Brazil: thoughts on the Itaipu Dam 1.03k
Poem # 148 Egypt: a perspective 0.51k
Poem # 149 Bulgaria: part of the dance 0.50k
Poem # 150 Barbados: the bearded ones 0.48k
Poem # 151 China: the terracota army of the first emperor of China 1.48k
Poem # 152 Burkina Faso: Les Pics de Sindou 1.17k
Poem # 153 Albania: And What Shall I Do in Illyria 1.49k
Poem # 154 on completing a goal 1.31k
Poem # 155 the day before 1.53k
Poem # 156 Daphne's fate 1.14k
Poem # 157 stories in the sky 1.43k
Poem # 158 the life of a graduate student instructor 1.55k
Poem # 159 Bonfire Night: 5 November 2000 1.23k
Poem # 160 on knitting a scarf 2.05k
Poem # 161 some thoughts on the ending of a relationship 1.42k
Poem # 162 mirror 0.44k
Poem # 163 on fairy tales 1.15k
Poem # 164 on a lingering and absolutely, completely rational fear 1.66k
Poem # 165 meeting the in-laws 1.29k
Poem # 166 good/bad 1.54k
Poem # 167 manic Monday 0.43k
Poem # 168 peace 0.75k
Poem # 169 bleeding money 2.03k
Poem # 170 on heroes and powers 2.24k
Poem # 171 on winning a fiction contest for the university magazine 2.15k
Poem # 172 purple ink 1.06k
Poem # 173 the family knot 2.22k
Poem # 174 tornado drill 2.75k
Poem # 175 ghostly gossip 2.61k
Poem # 176 moving violation 1.44k
Poem # 177 Beads--with apologies to Joyce Kilmer 1.12k
Poem # 178 nightmare 2.30k
Poem # 179 Remember me— 1.89k
Poem # 180 (for a moment) 1.06k
Poem # 181 after the thesis 1.52k
Poem # 182 fish story 0.87k
Poem # 183 waiting for blood 2.16k
Poem # 184 insomnia 0.93k
Poem # 185 high school reunion 1.12k
Poem # 186 the labyrinth 1.16k
Poem # 187 Angel's Landing--a hike in Zion's in southern Utah 1.96k
Poem # 188 my sister's bass clarinet 1.13k
Poem # 189 spoiled 1.23k
Poem # 190 a teenage fountain lady 1.42k

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