Tag Archives: quadrille

Transformation

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #71 – “ch-ch-ch-ch-changes”  (posted by De) Today I want us to chatter a bit about the word change.  The changing of the guards. Spare change. Positive change. Change your clothes. Change your attitude. … Continue reading

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Morning Cheer

Written for:  dVerse Poet’s Pub:  Quadrille #70-“Poems of Good Cheer”  (posted by WhimsyGizmo) “Cheer. Cheering. Cheerful. Cheerleader. Cheer us up in exactly 44 words. Or give your poem a twist that goes dark, but be sure to get some form … Continue reading

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Looking Dim

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille – “spoil”  (Posted by Lillian) He’s spoiling for a fight, twists each word she says. He was mama’s shining knight, kept spoon-fed. Why marry him, was she blind, did she harbor schemes to … Continue reading

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Non-Adages and Stuff

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #67 – “early”  (posted by Kim) “This week I’d like you to think about early experience, early childhood, being early for an appointment or date, early blooming or early retirement – it’s up … Continue reading

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Smelly Rooster

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #66  (posted by WhimsyGizmo) “Yuck It Up” Dunno about you, but I’m needing a bit of levity this week, so I’d like you to play around with a fun and funny-sounding word:  YUCK … Continue reading

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Under Deck Harborer

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille Monday  (posted by Lillian) – “harbor” “Think of all the immigrants who came into the U.S. via Ellis Island. My husband’s grandfather for one – from Sweden. Rita Moreno for another – recognize … Continue reading

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A Quickening

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #64 – Quick!Write something!  (posted by De) Today, I want you to pen a poem of exactly 44 words (not including the title), using some form of the word quick as one of … Continue reading

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Earthly Wonders

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille  #63, “Feel The Earth Move”  (posted by Kim) “The Oxford English Dictionary has a range of definitions for the word ‘earth’ (from the Old English eorðan), as well as interesting phrases and compound … Continue reading

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Puzzled

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #61  (posted by Mish) “Just spread those words across the table and puzzle them into place. Find a way to incorporate the word “puzzle” or a derivative of the word. Some examples are…. … Continue reading

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Thwarted

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #60 – Itch   (posted by Grace) “To kick off this week’s celebration, we will play with the theme of “7”, (hint, hint). Do you have that itch to write after a hiatus? Do … Continue reading

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