Buttonwood

Buttonwood

It's Quadrille #83 over at the dVerse Poets Pub. Today's writing prompt is to create a quadrille using the word sun.     Willow tree leaves flutter graceful silvery green— not quite shiny. Two young butterflies at play dipping, diving, spiraling through the air. A field of sunflowers turn their faces skyward as if the [...]

Out of Control

A Quadrille for the dVerse Poetry Pub It was my go-to if things got out of control. my ace in the hole. kept it in the back of my mind like an extra 5 bucks just in case. today I finally used it— but changed my mind.   Can’t un-slit my throat.  

spiked

It's Quadrille Monday over at the dVerse Poets Pub. The prompt is "Spike." Spiked like the cherry punch at senior prom, slower than a Mississippi Sunday afternoon; softer than a kitten’s sigh but with a kick like a .475 Magnum — leaving me with the sweetest hangover that won’t let go. That's how kissing you [...]

The Alchemist

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 about the game – just let the name inspire you. Minecraft Diablo Blossom Blast Space Invaders Assassin’s Creed [...]

Your Space

It's Quatrain Monday at the dVerse Poets Pub! The writing prompt is "Kiss." What would it be like, I wonder, to count the gold flecks in your hazel eyes and smell the fabric softener of your shirt, to be in your space. Utter perfection! if we (just for a moment) were close enough to kiss [...]