Category Archives: dVerse

Perpetual Camouflage

It’s Poetics Tuesday over at dVerse. The writing prompt is invisible.   when a chameleon is trapped in perpetual camouflage   or your reflection in the mirror and its gut-punching silence when you ask (like an idiot!) who’s the fairest of them all.   It’s when you realize the world has suddenly gone blind to […]
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A Rubaiyat: Love Wins Again

The Rubaiyat poetry form for dVerse Poets Pub. He was the man they loved to hate For reasons one can’t clearly state. A lonely man without a friend, It seemed like much too cruel a fate.   A wealthy man who dared not spend This one rule he would not bend One day he met […]
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For Certain

It’s Poetics Tuesday at the dVerse Poets Pub! This week’s prompt is harbinger. the steamy glances shooting over the top of your menu with Cupid’s arrow precision, the way you look at me and sigh like a slow summer waltz watching my heart melt like Belgian chocolate in the sun with that curious half smile on […]
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Shadowed

It’s the Monday Quadrille over at the dVerse Poets Pub! Memories of you, of us, obscured and steeped in a blur of dusty fog and fuzzy cobwebs. Shadows of a distant past sometimes half-forgotten sometimes half-remembered but always just out of reach like missing pieces of a dream that likely belonged to someone else.  

Cruel Eclipse

It’s Open Link Night at the dVerse Poets Pub!   Star-crossed and in perpetual orbit: the Moon circling the Earth circling the Sun—your heart beating the rhythm of my soul. Enter the cruel eclipse: spouses, children! (yours, mine never ours). Still, this relentless and unchangeable love, our secret conflagration, longs to burn out loud.