Tag Archives: #SaturdayMix

Vadima

It’s the Saturday Lucky Dip over at Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie. Today we are asked to create a Tanka, a classic form of Japanese poetry related to the haiku with five unrhymed lines of five, seven, five, seven, and seven syllables. (5, 7, 5, 7, 7) blood orange moon hangs over the bayou; Spanish moss sways its […]
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The Bully-Buster

It’s Mad About Metaphor over at the Mindlovesmisery’s Menagerie! This week our metaphor is give a wide berth. Gloria awakened that morning with an erroneous smile on her face. Slowly, reality set-in as she came to accept the fact that Sunday was gone and Monday had taken its place. Monday meant school. School meant mean kids and […]
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To be Us

It’s Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie’s Lucky Dip! Today our writing prompt is the Oddquain — a short, usually unrhymed poem consisting of seventeen syllables distributed 1, 3, 5, 7, 1 in five lines, developed by Glenda L. Hand. You and I were never meant to be but we happened anyway. Fate. Hearts like ours have their own […]
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Carnival

This week’s Saturday Mix over at Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie is Mad About Metaphor. The writing prompt is Necessity is the mother of invention. Stephanie played to win. Thus far, she’d achieved every goal, personally and professionally, that she’d set for herself. If someone had the misfortune of being in her way, well, that was their own damn […]
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I Knew

It’s the Lucky Dip Saturday Mix over at Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie! Today, we are to create a Rondel: A French form consisting of 13 lines: two quatrains and a quintet, rhyming as follows: ABba abAB abbaA. The capital letters are the refrains, or repeats. The first time I met you I knew, There’s no way it […]
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