Img source So, here’s our prompt for today’s Poetics from the lovely Lillian at dVerse. Verbification, or verbing, is the creation of a verb from a noun, adjective, or other word. Think of the proper name, Google. It’s the name of a company and yet has become a verb as in, “I’ll google that.” Sometimes, … Continue reading haiku me
img source Tis Poetics night at dVerse and Lillian is hosting with this intriguing prompt: Verbification, or verbing, is the creation of a verb from a noun, adjective, or other word. Think of the proper name, Google. It’s the name of a company and yet has become a verb as in, “I’ll google that.” Sometimes, … Continue reading noun me a writing
Photo by me Guest blogger Michael from the blog Morpethroad is offering this prompt for Haibun Monday over at the Pub tonight. As your guest host today I am asking you to consider the concept of WAITING. We all do it at least once a day. We live in a world where waiting is part … Continue reading Snap
Photo by me A number of my favourite poets to read, post over at Real Toads, and so today I have summoned up the mind to post there myself. Seems it was a good day to begin. There is a wonderful prompt to attempt and some fantastic reading to accompany it. On Poetry, Writing & … Continue reading no flake?
image source Meeting the Bar with Victoria offering us this prompt. Happy Anniversary. So for today’s prompt I invite you to delve into the technique of repetition and bring it with you to the bar. I look forward to seeing what you come up with and if I’m a bit late—well, hey—it’s our anniversary. I … Continue reading too tired to write
img source Kim is offering an Artisans prompt tonight over at dVerse. The challenge is to write a poem about an artisan or wright, for example a weaver, thatcher, wheelwright or carpenter, or any other craftsman you can think of. It can be a real person, you or someone you know, or a fictional person. … Continue reading The Bodger
image source Another challenge from De at dVerse. Use all of these past Q words, still coming in at exactly 44 words total: dance, lull, bubble, grin, melt, shimmer, twist, skip, green, breeze, spill, rose, journey, jar, leaves, open, shadow, cloud, spark, cue, breath(e), scar, curl, whisper You might need hyphens. And double (or triple) … Continue reading safe