Category Archives: dVerse

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.  

Down Deep

Shed some light on this today at the dVerse Poets Pub! O, capricious bomb-dropping bastard, so full of surprises — the kind I can do without.   You shed women (second nature to you) like a snake sheds skin so slick, so dirty, so…damn   I should’ve known better people and snakes— down deep— rarely […]
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Loose Change

It’s Quadrille Monday over at the dVerse Poets Pub! Do you ever think about me? Does my existence enhance yours in the slightest, or is my presence in your life akin to clear gelatin? And if I suddenly disappeared, I wonder if you’d notice the absence of loose change jingling in your pocket.