Tag Archives: quadrille

Last Laugh

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub, Quadrille #131 (posted by Brian Miller) Jumps off his motorcycle at the local juke joint, Daggers. Golden oldies blast from the juke box. He remembers all the words to each song, and the teen he … Continue reading

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What Happened?

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #124 (posted by Mish) “knot” My insides knotted in a tight cord. Are you bored with us? So suddenly? Last week we visited Knott’s Berry Farm and had such fun. Can we not … Continue reading

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Foolishly Swift

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille: Swift (posted by sarahsouthwest) “Swifts are a relative of the swallow – but harder to spot. They fly around a million miles over a lifetime – enough to take them to the moon, … Continue reading

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It Can Be An Art

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #122 Going . . . Going . . . Gone Poeming “Go” (posted by whimsygizmo) Going crazy is an art. Some take part in this state of being when they lose control, possibly … Continue reading

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Hug-less

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #121 Let’s Embrace (posted by Merrill) “In this time of global pandemic, most of us are not hugging people who are not in our bubble, and most of us are not going out … Continue reading

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A Variety of Dabs

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #119 “Dabbling in Poetry” (posted by whimsygizmo) I dabbled in scribbling until scribbling became writing, writing, writing. A dab of perfume gives me identity in the morning. Once I know who I am, … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Quilted Autumn

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub: Quadrille #113 – Blanket Us (posted by Merrill) “Use blanket as a noun, adjective, or verb. Describe a blanket, real or imagined. Make a blanket statement. Be cozy, dark, sensual, or funny. Maybe you want … Continue reading

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What A Bum!

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #110 “Shall we bum around a bit? (posted by whimsygizmo) “Remember, the Quadrille is that pithy little creation of our own making: simply a poem of exactly 44 words, including one specific word … Continue reading

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Weed Exercise

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #108 – Among the Brambles (posted by Linda Lee Lyberg).  ‘Use the word ‘bramble’ in a 44-word quadrille.’ Squatting, sliding from one group of weeds to next, spraying white vinegar, twisting, and pulling. … Continue reading

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