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 [...]

Anhedonia*

Anhedonia*

It's Quadrille Monday over aat the dVerse Poets Pub. This week, it's The Happiness Project! *** They say it comes from within — happiness. Unless the within Is without. Where rainbows are gray music is lonely silence laughter is as unlikely as Chamicuro. Longing is non-existent when within is without love can't won't live in [...]

Travel Plans

Travel Plans

de Jackson, (aka WhimsyGizmo) is hosting the dVerse Poets Pub tonight, and she asks us to create a Quadrille (44 words) incorporating the word stir. when I come across a lone cufflink, chipped button off an old dress shirt — and you've been gone, what? thirty-some years now — I still get that sweet fluffy [...]

Dazzled

Dazzled

It's Quadrille Monday over at the dVerse Poets Pub! Today's task is to create a poem of 44 words using the word, fill.   It was mid-July when I saw you for the first time. Stars dazzle the midnight sky but quickly fade compared to the stars in my eyes. Your voice like warm scotch: [...]