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Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Meeting The Bar:  “Soliloquy” (Posted by Frank H.) The challenge today is to use the dramatic literary effect of soliloquy in a poem. “Characters in a drama engage in soliloquies when they say something … Continue reading

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Lady of Death

Written for:  Poets and Storytellers United Weekly Scribblings #2: Myth-placed  (posted by Rommy) “Today I’d like you to craft your pieces around the idea of a mythological time or place. This challenge is open to both poetry and prose pieces … Continue reading

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Despair

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – InForm – “Pathya Vat”  The Pathya Vat is a Cambodian verse form. It consists of a quatrain (four lines) of four syllables each line. Lines two and three rhyme. When a poem consists of more … Continue reading

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Written for:  Poetic Asides #511 – Write a motto poem. this is who I am not who you want me to be get used to it https://www.writersdigest.com/editor-blogs/poetic-asides

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“swamp gas”

Written for:  The Twiglets #159 – “swamp gas” Ah, The Northern lights neon gold, green, and purple Oh, it’s just swamp grass He suffers from swamp grass fever, often turning emerald green. She stumbled into a swamp. The resultant redolent … Continue reading

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Draw Me a Roar

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #94 – “Roaring in the New” (posted by whimsygizmo). “Today, as we head into the new roaring 20s, I want you to urge your words to roar. Loan them to a lion, or … Continue reading

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Plan B

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 –  Prompt #277 – Idioms “For this week’s prompt, We’d like a penny for your thoughts. Choose an idiom as inspiration. Don’t cut corners, but you might want to make a long story short. Or, go … Continue reading

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Insecure Bride

Written for:  Sunday Whirl #438 Words:  file, burn, sign, sugar, bell, bow, buzz, disguise, style, cloth, channel, sign, fly Mama there’s a fly buzzing ’round my head. Do you think it’s a sign that my bridegroom has fled? If so, … Continue reading

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Two Sides of a Fox

Written for:  Sunday Muse #90 Blue-eyed side holds my deepest thoughts and musings. I am wary. Who are you? What do you want with me? Brown-eyed side is trust I find in you. I will protect you if you protect … Continue reading

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Slick in Green

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – For Your Consideration – Something Sinister “Write about something sinister.” Scaly, slick, covered in open sores, he slinks outside her window– watching, waiting–she knows not why. No one in her house has seen him.  They … Continue reading

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