The Carrier

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 [...]

A Star

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 [...]

The Drug

The Drug

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 [...]

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 [...]