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She Keeps Late Hours

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #91 – “Keep”  (posted by Kim) “This week I’d like you to take any meaning, form or compound of the word keep, and write a poem of exactly 44 words (not counting your … Continue reading

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Awaiting Your Presence

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #90  (posted by WhimsyGizmo) “We’re all a-quiver” “This week, I’d like you to quench our thirst for poems by playing with the word quiver. Pair it in rhyme with shiver, or in alliteration … Continue reading

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Tale of Old St. Nick

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub #87 – Quadrille – “Quick!  Nick us a poem.”  (posted by WhimsyGizmo) “Did you know that in 86 Quadrille prompts so far, we’ve never offered a word beginning with the letter “n?” De Jackson here, … Continue reading

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A Spot of Your Own

Written for:  dVerse Poetry Pub – Quadrille . . . and the most beautiful words are . . .  (posted by Lillian) “I was thinking about languages the other day when I discovered an interesting article on line. It was … Continue reading

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My Words

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #85  (posted by whimsyGizmo) “Raising our Poetic Voices”.  “Voice” “Listen to the voice inside you. Voice your opinion. Give voice to a new thought. Whether you let your inner siren loose, or stick … Continue reading

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From Passenger Seat

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #84  (posted by Mish) – Freckles “I’ve been keeping an eye on my freckles. Yes, that’s what I said. My job takes me outside with little shade for two or three hours per … Continue reading

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Worrying At The Window

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #82   (posted by Kim) “Fretboard of Poetry” The word ‘fret’ has its origins in Old English fretan meaning to ‘devour or consume’ and is related to the Dutch vreten and German fressen. Its … Continue reading

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Dragon in Flagon

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #81 – “Here There Be (poem) Dragons (posted by De) – “Today, I’d like you to wrangle a dragon into your piece.” Man strolls hem of sable ocean on night sand. Spots rusty … Continue reading

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Enrichment

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #80 – “Eat The Rich”  (posted by Kim) We have expressions and sayings, such as ‘eat the rich’, ‘poor little rich girl/boy/kid’, ‘rich as Croesus’, ‘life’s rich tapestry’ and ‘strike it rich’, and … Continue reading

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Up With Cake

Written for dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #79, “Up with Poems, People”  (posted by De) “This week’s word is our tiniest yet. Today, I want you play with the word “up.” Noun, verb, adverb, adjective…this wee word is versatile, and … Continue reading

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