A Broken Heart

Today at the dVerse Poets Pub, we are to write a poem about anticipation, waiting, or hoping. Delicate snowflakes swirl and sparkle in mid-day sun, dusting her feathers a diaphanous silver glaze.   among the frozen foliage her mate finds her and gently shields her with a massive wing   puzzled as the snow where [...]

Serendipity

It's Quadrille Monday at the dVerse Poets Pub   He had a white coat with oval-shaped specklings of black and dark gray. People thought we should name him “Freckles”, but I thought that was much too common a name for such a serendipitous creature. Instead, we decided on Domenic Andreas —  Spot for short.   [...]

Aimed Too High

Aimed Too High

Today's writing prompt at dVerse Poet's Pub is for every poem to begin like this: Once upon a _________ (you fill in the blank with any word except “time”) So a poem starting with Once upon a time would NOT fit the prompt! BUT, poems starting like this, for example, do fit the prompt: Once upon a [...]

The Circus!

The Circus!

Today at dVerse, our prompt is "Come to the Circus!" Here it comes again — the circus: where animals cry on the inside.   Performing stupid painful, unnatural tricks wishing they were home.   Whips and prods, people yelling laughing big bright lights— no wonder they snap.