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Cigar Ash

Written for dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille Night – Ashes to Ashes (posted by SarahSouthwest) Our word tonight is “ash”. An ashtray full of stale cigar butts in Dad’s car. Soon as I climbed in, my complexion greened. Fresh cigar … Continue reading

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Beyond Suffering

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #136 “Let’s Linger” (posted by Linda Lee Lyberg) She lingers at her mother’s side, acutely aware of the depleted body lying in bed– ghostlike, ethereal as if she has already passed into another … Continue reading

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The Next Groove

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #135 “Shake That Poem Groove Thang” (posted by WhimsyGizmo) “Tongue and groove. Groovy, baby. Grooving to the beat. Getting into the groove. Shake your groove thing. Noun it. Verb it. Adjective it within … Continue reading

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Fearful of Heartache

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille #134 “We (heart) Poems” – (Posted by WhimsyGizmo) “Write us something that nearly gives us a heart attack. Come to us with your heart in your hands. Heart us a song, a storm … Continue reading

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Locked Up

Written for: dVerse Poets Pub – Monday Quadrille #133 (posted by msjadeli) – “Stand” “Your challenge today, if you choose to accept it, is to use stand or any word that includes stand in it to write a quadrille. Describe … Continue reading

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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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