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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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Where One Potato Leads

Written for:  Poetic Bloomings2 – Prompt #214 – “Your Number’s Up” What do numbers have to do with poetry, you ask? We use meter and rhythm to pace our poems. We count syllables in Fibonacci and Haiku/Senryu/Boketto. We number 14 … Continue reading

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Beach Breezes

Written for:  Poetics Aside #433 – Write a fun poem. In a cabin on a hill overlooking glistening ocean, we were four friends at leisure. On arrival, the guys batted a ball around using two large umbrellas.  I have the … Continue reading

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Complex Directions

Written for:  Poetic Asides #429 – Write a direction poem. “For today’s prompt, write a direction poem. Of course, there’s north, east, west, south; backward and forward; up and down. But direction could also equate to stage directions, parental directions, … Continue reading

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Ignored On A Shelf

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – “Chilling Out”   (posted by Lillian) Pick something that resides in or out of your refrigerator.  Let that be the inspiration for a poem. Oh, it’s okay, ignore me. I am one glass jar, of … Continue reading

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Some Crumbs

Written for:  The Twiglets #45 – “fine crumbs” Put bread in food processor.  Pulse until fine. Heat with pat of butter– one fine crumb bun! The fine breadcrumb trail he carefully scattered vanished with the rain She was dieting, so … Continue reading

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A Tease of Green

Written for:  Poems for Garden Gnomes – “That Ain’t Right!” The premises is simple. Find something that is just out of reach of your left hand and wax poetic about it. Stick your left arm out and whatever tickles your … Continue reading

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How To Learn The Alphabet

Written for:  In Case You Missed THE LIST–dVerse Meeting the Bar:   posted by Victoria C. Slotto in FormForAll This poetic device is just what it says: a catalog or list of things—an inventory of people, places, things, ideas. But … Continue reading

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Some Things About Giggling

Written for:  dVerse:  Quadrille #27  (posted by whimsygizmo) For today’s Q44, I would like you to giggle. Give it a good loud verb voice. Or allow it its noun-dom. Add a couple of letters and turn it into an adjective … Continue reading

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