Of Facades and Oysters

Of Facades and Oysters

It's Poetics Tuesday over at the dVerse Poets Pub! Today our writing prompt is to: "Choose an object from your home or outdoors. Look past the obvious characteristics and uses of this object. Spare us the details. Instead, take us to the connection that it has made with you or what it represents. What does [...]

It Goes

It Goes

It's Prosery night at the dVerse Poets Pub! PROSERY IS a piece of short prose that includes a line from a poem. I will give you the line, and then you incorporate it into your prose piece. Your prose can be either flash fiction, nonfiction, or creative nonfiction. YOU CAN NOT WRITE A POEM for [...]

The Alchemist

The Alchemist

It's Fandango's Flashback Friday again! Here's an oldie from 2019, originally written for the dVerse Poets Pub. *** It's Games Night at the dVerse Poets Pub! Tonight, we are  to choose 3 names from the list of computer game names below, and somehow or other wrangle them into a poem.You don’t need to know anything [...]

Until

Until

It's Quadrille Monday over at the dVerse Poets Pub. This week, our writing prompt is the word "abide." "Love will abide" — until it gets tired of waiting for never until it nearly starves from subsisting on scraps of attention so grudgingly thrown until it finally realizes that its been had and rips that heart [...]