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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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Effective Ads

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #106 – “drum”  (posted by Mish) “Lately I have lost my rhythm. My daily routine is more like a jazz drum. It starts and stalls in unexpected places. I’ve lost my beat. I … Continue reading

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Really?

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #105:  Cry Havoc and Let SLIP ‘the Dogs of War’.  (posted by Linda Lee Lyberg)  “slip” Mind slipped over past eight years, or he born that way. Nothing slips out by accident. Next … Continue reading

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Chicken and Gossip

Written for dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #104:  “Oh, We’re in a Fix” (posted by whimsygizmo). “Today, I want you to fix your thoughts (and poems) on the word fix. Whether you fixate on the word awhile, or go for … Continue reading

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Worth A Chance

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #100:  “Abacadabra!  Where’s My Magic Wand?” – (posted by Linda Lee Lyberg) “With all the craziness going on around the entire world with COVID-19, I thought we might enjoy a little diversion into … Continue reading

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Spirit

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #99 – Poems Stirred, Not Shaken” (Posted by whimsygizmo) “This week, I’d like you to stir things up.  Go stir-crazy. Listen to the stirrings of your muse, or soul. Stir in a little … Continue reading

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The Biker

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #98 – “Peelings, Nothing More . . .” (Posted by Mish) “Recently a dear friend told me that her life feels like an onion. Just when she thinks her world has become fairly … Continue reading

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Mid-Summer Storm

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub:  Quadrille #96  Wild Monday  (posted by Kim) “The word today is ‘wild’, most often an adjective meaning living or growing in the natural environment; not domesticated or cultivated. Synonyms for ‘wild’ include untamed, undomesticated, feral, … 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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