Tag Archives: warmth

Step Up To the Bar

Written for dVerse Poets Pub – “Septets for dVerse’s 7th Anniversary”  (posted by Frank) In honor of this anniversary the theme for Meeting the Bar is any seven line poem or, if one is feeling ambitious, a poem whose stanzas … Continue reading

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Bourbon Vanilla

Written for:  dVerse Poets Pub – Open Link Night #220  (posted by Bjorn) Madagascar vanilla tempted to sip from brown bottle, but essence is best experienced in a cake perfumed with vanilla. A candle flickering, flame on white, scenting a … Continue reading

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Softened Edges

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Tuesday Platform  (posted by Sanaa) “If you have any thoughts to share, ideas you wish to release into the wild or a world view to express, then you have come to the … Continue reading

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Staying Warm

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – “Fussy Little Forms” – Than Bauk (imagined by Marian) Today let’s try the Burmese form called THAN BAUK. It’s a truly little form–smaller than even haiku at 12 syllables–and far fussier because … Continue reading

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Bathed In Light

Written for dVerse Poets Pub – Poetics:  “Leave The Porch Light On”  (posted by Lillian) Write a post that includes the word visit or a form of the word in the body of your poem. A haiku, Tanka, haibun, prose … Continue reading

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Sunflower House

Written for:  Imaginary Gardens With Real Toads – Fashion Your Words~Let’s Build Houses; as some parts of planet earth remain storm-ravished, some parts have weathered the storms. Yet some parts remain near-paradise. Poets: wherever we find ourselves, here is a call … Continue reading

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At My Sister’s House

Written for:  Poetic Asides #408 – Write a second home poem. Most people have a first home–even if it’s just the place where you lay your head or stash your heart. But many people also have a second home–a place … Continue reading

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Adeline’s Kitchen

Written for:  Quickly – Simply Make of ’em what you will Extra chair, here. Four people will share a meal at this table in Adeline’s. Centerpieces are hardly that; artificial flowers stand like soldiers in rinsed out soda bottles. Code of … Continue reading

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Apple Brandy

Written for:  Carpe Diem Special Japanese Poetry In The Lowlands #2 Jurgen Diepstraten The Netherlands have a long history with Japan. This goes even back to the time of Matsuo Basho and Yozakura. In this episode I love to introduce … Continue reading

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September

Written for:  Poetic Asides November 2016 Chapbook Challenge – Day 12 Pick a month (any month) and make it the title of your poem, and then write your poem. Has a bittersweet sound. Air begins to cool down at night. … Continue reading

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