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 [...]

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: [...]

Free

Free

Today the dVerse Poets Pub has tasked us with pouring a powerful spirit poem cocktail. Or go ghostie with it. Get into the spirit of the holidays. Is your muse a restless spirit? Write about it! Use it as an adjective: spiritual, or spirited (lively, full of energy). Spirit can even be a verb: to [...]