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Janine G.

PO# 12444
United States
United States
Accountant by day, mother of 3 and soccer coach of 17 by night. Writer/poet in between. Never pass up the chance to say "I love you" 💜
April 24, 2018
 

               An alluring scent
  Mixed with the brightest yellows
             Spring is in the air.

                         JD

*In Bloom*
#daffodils #air #WritingPrompts

FLOWER PASTELS
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April 23, 2018
 

          Anxiety
          A chasm
          Like being stuck
          Between two worlds
          Without the ability
          To enter
          I'm on a desperate search
          To find the key
          That will unlock the door
          To your freedom
          Maybe the search
          Seems futile, at best
          But that won't stop me
          From trying
          Until it's not
          Any more.            JD (Mom)

*Unlock*
#BetweenWorlds #AprilFalls #PoetryChallenge
#key #CMNounChallenge #WritingPrompts
#PromiseToMyChild #promises #maybe #WritingChallenges

NEVER GIVE UP
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April 22, 2018
 

              
        

         Your silence within
         A forest of forevers
         Leaves no room for growth.

                                                    JD

*Stagnant*
#ForestOfForevers #AprilFalls #PoetryChallenge

TO MOVE ON IS TO GROW
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April 21, 2018
 

If I could grow wings
        I'd fly high above this world
                        To watch over you.

                                                             JD

*For You*
#wings #CMNounChallenge #WritingPrompts
Background image by BusybeeSarahD on Deviant Art
Thank you Denice foot the stamp

ANGEL OF FAITH
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April 20, 2018
 

      My heart
      Is tattooed on
      My sleeve.

              Not a
              Revolving door
              To use.

                       But an
                       Open on to
                       Enter.
JD

*Tattooed*
#musette style poetry (3 verse, 3 lines each, 2,4,2 syllables)
#door #heart #WritingChallenges

THE NEEDLE
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April 20, 2018
 

     Needing to escape
             A sprinkle of pixie dust
                         Chases woes away.

                                                   JD

*Chasing Stars*
#pixie #WildWondrousWords #AprilWWWChallenge

STARS
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April 19, 2018
 

        Malevolence shows
        Stone cold while you stare me down
        As if life's my fault.

                                                                         JD

*Triggered*
#Stone #WildWondrousWords #AprilWWWChallenge

DISAPPOINTED
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April 18, 2018
 

            Poems and song lyrics
        Cause sentimental stirrings
                Without intention.

                              JD

*In A Word*
#SentimentalStirrings #AprilFalls #PoetryChallenge

EVALUATE YOUR LIFE DAY
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April 17, 2018
 

I don't usually lie
      Or, at least
           Not overtly
                My deception
                     Is markedly hidden
                          In masked truths
                               Giving the illusion
                                    Of honesty
                                          While stating
                                                What's not.                 

JD


*Deception*
#MaskedTruths #AprilFalls #PoetryChallenge

ORIGINAL
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April 17, 2018
 

He just lays in bed
Head phones block out his triggers
Anxiety filled.

         I'm longing to speak
         But there's  nothing I can say
         Anxiety chokes.

                     So my child questions
                     My unconditional love
                     Anxiety steals.                 JD

*Uncertainty*
A triple haiku true story
#bed #HeadPhones #child #CMNounChallenge #WritingPrompts

HELPLESS
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April 14, 2018
 

        A
              Red flag
                     Doesn't scare me
                              My touch can turn
                                        You.
                                                                   JD

*Surrender* an elfchen
#RedFlag #touch #WritingPrompts

LOVE, HER
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April 13, 2018
 

   Nectar of nightmare
          Akin to crash of lightning
                     Wakes me from slumber.

                                                         JD

*Awakening*
#nectar #WildWondrousWords #AprilWWWChallenge
#CrashOfLightning #AprilFalls #PoetryChallenge

STAR EXPLODING
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April 12, 2018
 

      I already know
      Just how it ends
      But  that won't stop me
      From trying
      Yet again
      So I watch
      The falling petals
      Drift down, down, down
      He loves me
      He loves me not.....
      I swear
      One day
      I'll pick right
      And he will love me.         JD

*Not*
#FallingPetals #AprilFalls #PoetryChallenge

LOVE YOUR CHOICE
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April 12, 2018
 

              Can't make sense of the things
              Like driving blindly through snow
              Then skidding sideways.           
                                                                                 JD

*Blinded*
#snow #CMNounChallenge #WritingPrompts

         

NEVER GIVE UP
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April 11, 2018
 

       
            I'm trapped
            Inside my mind
            Like a monarch
            Pressed
            Between the pages
            Of an old, yellowed book
            Never again
            Free to fly
            With its beauty
            Stuck in a story
            That no one
            Will ever read.             JD




*Stuck*
#butterfly #WildWondrousWords #AprilWWWChallenge
#BetweenThePages #AprilFalls #PoetryChallenge
Background image credit - Beth Haulland on Pinterest

LETTRS GOLD
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April 11, 2018
 

         Heavy on my mind
         Like fog on the forest floor
         Your sorrow halts me.

                                            JD

*Weights*
#forest #CMNounChallenge #WritingPrompts

HEARTBROKEN
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April 10, 2018
 

        My heart lies vacant
                Like a cabin in the woods
                        Isolated; hushed.

                                                      JD

*Vacant*
#cabin #CMNounChallenge #WritingPrompts
Background image @fathomcurv on Instagram

BEAUTY OF LIFE
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April 9, 2018
 

      My thoughts betray me
      And I am silenced
      By what lies ahead
      Because no good
      Ever comes from
      Walks down long hallways.

                           JD

*Up Ahead*
#silenced #AprilFalls #PoetryChallenge
#LongHallways #WritingPrompt

BABY STEPS SWEETY
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April 9, 2018
 

          A bottle of pop
          Says her boy out of Podunk
          As we all listen
          Confused by his rendition
          Of  just what the word should be.

                                                                                            JD

*Words From The Sticks*
#soda #CMNounChallenge #WritingPromops
#TrueStory

NOBODY IS PERFECT
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April 8, 2018
 



       He is lost
       And never knows
       Whether
       He is coming or going
       And even if he did
       He wouldn't know
       How to get there
       His mind
       Is a series
       Of blank maps
       Once lined
       And well traveled
       Now soggy and illegible
       And this pretty much
       Sums up his life.        JD



*Lost*  Father Part XXXIII
#BlankMaps #AprilFalls #PoetryChallenge

ORIGINAL
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April 8, 2018
 


     He's off his rocker
     From all the drowned brained cells of
     Living in bottles.

                                                                       JD




*Drowned* Father Part XXXII
#rocker #CMNounChallenge #WritingPrompts

COCKTAIL
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April 8, 2018
 

              I threw him away
             And each day since, I struggle
              In finding my words.

                                      JD

              *Blocked*
              #muse #WildWondrousWords #AprilWWWChallenge

NOBODY IS PERFECT
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April 7, 2018
 

          
                       
                                           
    I'll always be that fool
    Who wants to
    Believe in love
    Even as heavy hearts
    Hang all around me
    Just waiting to be given
    Affection's diamonds & daisies
    But instead
    Land soul first
    On prickly cacti
    Puncturing
    Any dreams they had
    Of happily ever after.     JD





*Fool To Believe*
#fool #HangingAround #HeavyHearts #WritingChallenges
#DiamondsAndDaisies #AprilFalls #PoetryChallenge
#cactus #CMNounChallenge #WritingPrompts

LOVE IS GOLDEN
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April 7, 2018
 

              Following this path
                   Year after year; day in, out
                          To where am I bound?

                                                         JD

           *No End In Sight*
           #path #WildWondrousWords #AprilWWWChallenge
            Background image @natashawelch on Instagram

NEVER GIVE UP
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April 6, 2018
 

                
   The silent streets
    Call my name
    And I answer
    By breaking the silence
    With pounding footfalls
    Upon the pavement
    My stress is released
    In heavy breaths
    And racing heart beats
    That match the rhythm
    Of the songs
    That echo through my soul.      JD


*Running*
#SilentStreets #AprilFalls #PoetryChallenge

PASSION
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April 6, 2018
 

        Time
        Scattered tempo
        Falling and fading
        No friend of mine
        Moira.

                                   JD






#LastWord #elfchen #time
#FallingAndFading #AprilFalls #PoetryChallenge

MIDNIGHT
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April 5, 2018
 


       Hand in her pocket
       She gingerly grasps the stone
       That makes dreams come true.

                                                     JD

*For Luck*
#talisman #AprilWWWChallenge #WildWondrousWords

YOUR DREAM, YOUR STORY
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April 4, 2018
 

            Your side now vacant
       Blanket pulled up to my chin
           I can't shake this chill.

                           JD

*Cold*
#blanket #CMNounChallenge #WritingPrompts

TO MOVE ON IS TO GROW
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April 3, 2018
 

               Anxiety bars
               May as well be in a cage
               Confined and locked in.

                                                                       JD

*Caged*
#cage #CMNounChallenge #WritingPrompts

WHY ME
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April 2, 2018
 

   I know your honeyed

             words are just sickly sweet lies

                              Yet I fall for them.

                                      JD

*Every Time*
#HoneyedWords #AprilFalls #PoetryChallenge

DON'T TALK TO ME
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