Tag Archives: fairytale

Genie

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1342 The Story of the Fisherman – A tale from 1,001 Arabian Nights secrets unveiled awful genius free again first spring storm © Chèvrefeuille (our host) Here is my attempt: back to the sea under seal of … Continue reading

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From The Lips Of The Hookah-smoking Caterpillar

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – “Rhubarb”  (posted by Paul) What character(s) might have found a home in your psyche? How would they write if they were to pen a poem? Today I would ask that you tune … Continue reading

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never proud

Written for:  The Twiglets #58 – “never proud” He was never too proud to take her money. Never prouder of his son than at this moment Never let pride keep you from admitting that you were wrong. Proudness in Neverland … Continue reading

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Storyteller

Written for:  Carpe Diem #1339 – The Merchant and the Genius (from 1001 Arabian Nights) a new day rises birds praising their Creator a new story © Chèvrefeuille (our host) Here is my attempt: once upon a time storyteller begins a … Continue reading

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A Snarkey-Barkey Place

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Camera FLASH!  (posted by Kerry) Come trip with me, flee, my undernourished friends. Now I know you are weary -teary of being underground– let me expound. I speak of a snarkey-barkey place … Continue reading

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Whosoever Dared To Steal A Tart

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2017 Chapbook Challenge – Day 4 For today’s prompt, take the phrase “Whosoever (blank),” replace the blank with a word or phrase, make the new phrase the title of your poem, and then, write your … Continue reading

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Having A Ball

Written for:  The Twiglets #9 – It’s A Ball Stepmother, cruel stepsisters, shrews Cinderella’s eyes pool as she get bad news. She has to clean, no ball for her. On mop she leans, the room a blur. With a twinkle, … Continue reading

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Cat Double

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads:  Weekend Mini Challenge:  “Following A Thread”  (posted by Outlawyer) Modern poetry sometimes tells stories rather indirectly–something like a journey or an exploratory excavation might take place in the walk-through of a house (where … Continue reading

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Only Fooling

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings-Quadrille Cheshire Cat’s grin floated through trees, faded. Neither teeth nor body reappeared. Red Queen was feared. “Impossible,” said White Rabbit. “How could she catch him?” Hunt was on. Alice came upon stripe, and soon cat materialized. … Continue reading

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Dinah

Written for:  NaPoWriMo – Day 21 Write a poem in the voice of a minor character from a fairytale or myth. She tells me of her adventures. I venture to guess, it all must have been enchanting–red queens, mad hatters, … Continue reading

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