Our dVerse prompt tonight for Poetics comes from Mish Today I am asking you to write a poem about one memento. You may use a souvenir from your travels, a photo, a keepsake from a special moment or event, perhaps a small token that is dear to your heart. Let it channel the emotion and … Continue reading blessed be
img by me Meet the bar night with Bjorn hosting tonight at dVerse. Expressionism is our theme. So how should you go about writing as an expressionist? Here are a few rules (that I’m glad if you break) Focus on a strong emotion. Love, hate, anger. Layer the poem with thick brushstrokes. Write the poem … Continue reading Bathe me
Fireblossom Friday at Real Toads, with a prompt to look beyond the obvious. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ She stands before me as so many times before she has done and my heart it weeps if I could describe her to you I would but i fear cliche i do not dare drape words on her perfect form … Continue reading veiled
It's open link night hosted by the lovely Grace at dVerse who says, Hi everyone! This is your opportunity to link 1 poem of your choice as this is no prompt-day. I have been reading a book entitled 'Perfect Love: Imperfect Relationships' by John Welwood today and so it has no doubt influenced my writing … Continue reading The Dance of Love
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
Haibun Monday at dVerse Hello fearsome and fearless poets! It is Toni Spencer (kanzen sakura or hayesspencer) here with you today after a personal hiatus. It is good to be back and prompting you for this Haibun Monday again! So the prompt is to write about a memorable full moon or super moon. Why was … Continue reading Auspicious Moon
This week the Ligo Haibun Challenge is a Quote prompt. The choice is between these: my choice in bold "Harmony makes small things grow, lack of it makes great things decay" Sallust or "Never was anything great achieved without danger" Niccolo Machiavelli To add to the challenge a minimum word count of 345 is added. … Continue reading Bows and archers
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…..