Monthly Archives: May 2014

The Quickness of Time

Written for:  dVerse Poets (provided by Bjorn Rudberg) Write a haibun. The form combines prose with a haiku poem. Life was moving at carnival ride speed. She tried to get off, pick a slower ride–maybe the merry-go-round.  Filling days with fun … Continue reading

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Dragon Master

Written for: Carpe Diem #480, Dragon (Mongolian Mythology) Hot breath of dragon villagers dying from drought Flames change to water

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Red Dog

Written for: Carpe Diem Special #94, Jack Kerouac’s 5th “the butterfly wings” – Write a poem in the same sense, tone, and spirit In the sun the butterfly wings Like a church window © Jack Kerouac Sun streams across porch A … Continue reading

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Femme Fatale

Written for dVerse Poets using five of the following words: Messiah, allegory, luminous, plate, shadow, door, persona, glass, vitiligo, epochal, pernicious, warmth Luminous in firelight, her persona, one of warmth. It was easy for victims to be lured through her … Continue reading

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Menagerie

Written for Poem Tryouts with Margo Roby – Image prompt Do the same thing I imagine van Gogh to have done and glance around you. Don’t look for something, just let your eyes move around the room. When your brain … Continue reading

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Fragile Kisses

Written for Red Wolf Poems-we Wordle #18 Use any or all of the following words: eye, camel, living, resinous, crushed, driving, sky, sleep, trees, idleness, hope, hold, shivers, tight, fragile, truth, knows, words, ditch, kiss, tea, sit, cup, cloth, dark, … Continue reading

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What a Wabbit!

Carpe Diem #478, Rascal (Mayan Mythology)   Bunny eats carrots Hunter sneaks up with rifle Bunny holds up sign   Bunny holds up sign Sign reads, No Hunting Today Hunter scratches head   Hunter scratches head Thought it was hunting … Continue reading

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Hatter `n Hare

Written for:  Poets United, Midweek Motif~Best Friends Their tea parties were popular, their table well set with china. A decorative sugar pot added to the decor, although, in order to use it, one wold have to remove a wee critter. … Continue reading

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#getmeout.com

Written for:  Poetics Aside For this week’s prompt, use a new(er) word in a poem. Merriam-Webster recently added 150 new terms to its collegiate dictionary He texted her, but she did accept the message, her head was wrapped in iPod … Continue reading

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Plane vs. Train

Written for Creative Bloomings/InForm: Rhyme Royal (7 lines (usually iambic pentameter) a/b/a/b/b/c/c She simply could not abide air travel, especially seated in the middle. All her nerve endings seemed to unravel. Woman in window seat needs to piddle, and the … Continue reading

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