dVerse Category

A Cocktail Weiner

It’s Quadrille Monday at the dVerse Poets Pub. This week our writing prompt is the word close. *** Closing time and you’re still here, sipping the same martini stabbing at its soggy olive with a limp toothpick. Juke box is off. Lights are on. It’s just you And me. Then you whip It out. très […]

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The Carrier

Tonight at the dVerse Poets Pub, we are celebrating the color Red. Sarahsouthwest is our host tonight. Yeah. Red. Red reminds me of you. That careless blur of candy-slut-red lipstick that tainted your white-on-white shirt. I got rid of the stain — but you failed to get rid of its carrier.   Crimson Red. Like […]

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A Star

It’s Quadrille Monday over at the dVerse Poets Pub! Our writing prompt is Magic. Exactly 44 words. A roomful of people or even a nightclub when you looked at me and grinned that crooked grin Poof! the world disappeared. Just you and me. Sometimes that magic still happens when I gaze at the midnight sky and […]

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The Mermaid’s Song

It’s Poetics Tuesday over at the dVerse Poets Pub. This time our host is Laura Bloomsbury who has tasked us with this: Write your poem as a rhyming tercet of 3 line stanzas though a composite 9 liner or more would do just as well – Strict meter is not a requirement but for an […]

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The Drug

SusanWritesPrecise/ Susan Marie Shuman

For the dVerse Prosery prompt, we write prose that includes a line from a poem. This line is given in the prompt—you do not choose it. Our Prosery piece must not exceed 144 words. I don’t know why I was surprised every time love started or ended. I use the same MO every time; they […]

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