Warmth At The Inn

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub - Quadrille #118
"inglenook"  (posted by Linda Lee Lyberg)

"Today is Monday and that means it’s time for dVerse’s own creation- the Quadrille. For those of you new to dVerse, the quadrille is a 44 word poem exactly, excluding the title. The word today is Inglenook.
For those of you not familiar with the word, here is a definition:
INGLENOOK (noun,English)- A close intimate corner by a fireplace where people gather for warmth; from ingle, a hearth (Scots)"

 On the coast of California
 my  husband and I discovered
 a wonderful inn for dinner.
 Music was classical, low
 background ambiance.
 A chilly time of year, 
 we were thrilled to find 
 a lovely inglenook inside.
 Flames flickered, people
 chatted.  It was a perfect


About purplepeninportland

I am a freelance poet, born and bred in Brooklyn, New York. I live with my husband, John, and two charming rescue dogs–Marion Miller and Murphy. We spent eight lovely years in Portland, OR, but are now back in New York. My goal is to create and share poetry with others who write, or simply enjoy reading poetry. I hope to touch a nerve in you, and feel your sparks as well.
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21 Responses to Warmth At The Inn

  1. Helen Dehner says:

    … and a perfect remembrance.


  2. Truedessa says:

    Sounds like a warm place.


  3. Jael Stevens says:

    This is so lovely I was able to step into the scene vicariously 🙂


  4. Ingrid says:

    It sounds so lovely. I have found places like this back home in the UK and I still cherish the warm memories.


  5. That’s such a sweet memory to have! Thank you for sharing – I can almost imagine it 🙂



  6. Sounds like a perfect setting for romance.


  7. A nice place coming in from the cold


  8. msjadeli says:

    So glad you shared your cherished experience in your quadrille, Sara.


  9. sanaarizvi says:

    So sweet! 💝💝


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