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Spike Heels Spiking

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #75:  “Spike up a Poem”  (posted by De) In the game of volleyball, a spike is simply a precise, hard, one-handed hit directly over the net. Today, I want us to employ that … Continue reading

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Sipping Sweethearts

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #74 – “sip”  (posted by Mish) Sweethearts sat at a white table on red vinyl seats. This hot day, ice cream parlor was packed, jukebox spun tunes. They shared an ice cream soda … Continue reading

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Juicy Kisses

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #73 “A Prelude to a Kiss”  (Posted by De) “I want you to blow some kisses into your poems today. A prelude to a kiss. A goodnight kiss on a baby’s cheek. K-I-S-S-I-N-G … Continue reading

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Steeped

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #72  (posted by Mish)  “steep” “I was thinking about the many versatile words previously offered up for our Quadrille challenges. We’ve crunched it, curled it, boxed it, rocked it, muddled and drizzled it, … Continue reading

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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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