Tag Archives: quadrille

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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Walnut

Written for:  Wednesday Muse – “Let’s Dance”:  A quadrille with your choice of word. Hard shell of walnut serves as its walls. Must be cracked to reach the meat inside. The table at which you sit eating walnuts may be … Continue reading

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Trolls On A Shelf

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Quadrille – “Troll”  (posted by Frank) A troll can be all kinds of things, some are bad, some are really bad. Sometimes they are funny and maybe there are some good trolls out there … Continue reading

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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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