Hot Butterfly

Hot Butterfly

It's Quadrille Monday at the dVerse Poets Pub. The theme is "quiver." § § Before you ever touch me; you don't even have to speak (not one syllable!). All you have to do is look at me and do that thing with your eyes that slow, sexy blink a sweet almost-grin and I butterfly-quiver a [...]

La Primavera through Adolescent Eyes

Today's prompt at the dVerse Poets Pub is to enter the world of Pop Art and describe a modern painting, cultural phenomenon, a product, an icon/idol or mass medium. I failed to follow directions and opted for Sandro Botticelli's La Primavera, instead. Plus, I just realized this isn't even a poem.  ℵ  We join the [...]

The Search

Today's mission at the dVerse Poets Pub is to choose a quote from the modernist Bohemian writer, Franz Kafka (one of my all-time faves!) and create from it a nursery rhyme. I've chosen, "I am a cage, in search of a bird." from The Blue Octavo Notebooks   Kafka for Kids! I am a cage, in [...]

Almost Life

Almost Life

It's Prosery Monday at the dVerse Poets Pub! "Prosery is the latest addition to the dVerse universe. This is the fourth prosery prompt. If you’re not yet acquainted with the dVerse term, let me explain. It is a flash fiction (of any genre) that incorporates a line from a poem—prose from poetry! It must be [...]