Susie offers the prompt at Toads today feature photo from shutterstock For today's challenge I want you to write a poem from your immediate surroundings. For example where I am sitting there is a vase of flowers, silver thermos, a mailbox nameplate from my father's mailbox, a window, a rather sickly violet, books, a clock, a … Continue reading dance at the edge
It's Haibun Monday at dVerse and our theme chosen by guest landlady Nyo is “Childhood Experiences”, whether they be pleasurable or traumatic, but perhaps something that changed the course of your life or impacted you in some unforgettable way. Haibun prose is composed of terse, descriptive paragraphs, written in the first person singular. The text unfolds … Continue reading Football’s Final
img courtesy Our dVerse prompt today comes from Bodhirose. The Choka or Long Poem is believed to be the most intricate of Japanese poetry and was used to tell a story; many were epic with over 100 lines. This form was popular between the 1st and 13th centuries, the earliest example was discovered in the … Continue reading to capture a journey
New Beginnings is the prompt from Mish this Tues at dVerse, and we are offered a selection of Art to inspire our poetry. I have chosen the piece shown above by Jennifer Vranes entitled 'New Beginnings' ~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~ the pathway beckons deep into the Klimpt-like silver birch stand of forest … Continue reading Pathway to the Heart
img source Tonight our prompt is as follows: Posted by Victoria.C.Slotto Make Music of Those Words—dVerse Meeting the Bar For today, I’d like you to write a poem that incorporates elements of music. It may be on any topic, including music, but what will come through is a recognition of the influence of music. *** … Continue reading The Blues
img source At dVerse tonight is Quadrille #22 and our host calls thus: Hey, gang. De (WhimsyGizmo) here, and it’s time again for the Quadrille, when we write a poem of exactly 44 words, including a specific word provided. Today, I’d like you to play with the word scar. *** *** *** *** *** *** … Continue reading lone scar
I sit typing on a small Samsung notebook, which by the way has survived the rigors of 'Dampworld' better than it's owner, and I think as I eat motorway service's chicken curry with Basmati rice, that it has been a remarkable two months just past. I blogged nowhere near as much as I had intended … Continue reading …and so it goes…..