Category Archives: dVerse

Rain Dance

‘Rain’ is the prompt today posted at the d’Verse Poets Pub by Sarah Connor  in Poetics Desert Song  The heat was hot and the ground was dry But the air was full of sound ~Dewey Bunnell, “A Horse with No … Continue reading

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Slipped, the Dogs of War Go Howling

We slip from ignorance into denial, slipping rosy-colored glass before our eyes to stare into the sun in ardent search for light.  Tears slip down our cheeks, we walk on blindly, ignoring each red flag, surprised when hell breaks loose … Continue reading

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Welcome Summer

Hanging on my studio walls are three collages dear to my heart.  The triptych represents the three aspects of the Great Goddess, representing the three traditional phases of womanhood – maiden, mother, crone.  It’s a fine thing for an artist to … Continue reading

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Haiku-ish

After reading two supplementary, interesting, but densely elegant, essays on the difference between mora or on and syllables, I decided to eschew counting, take Frank J. Tassone‘s advice and just write. After all, dropping into the d’Verse Poets Pub is … Continue reading

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Portals

Check out dVerse Poet Pub’s  post for May 19th and read Anmol’s post on portals, our prompt for the day. He begins with a quote from Arundhati Roy that touched me profoundly. He also includes some very interesting poems, providing … Continue reading

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Quadrilles

The quadrille is a tiny poem of exactly forty-four words not counting the title.  Today’s challenge from the d’Verse Poets Pub is hosted by De Jackson aka. whimsygizmo who wants us to incorporate the word  ‘fix’ as in “Oh we’re … Continue reading

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Merged Vision

Mish is hosting OpenLinkNight at the d”Verse poet’s Pub, which gives me the opportunity to post a poem I wrote a couple of years ago for Merging Visions a combined visual art and poetry exhibition.  The idea is to promote … Continue reading

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The Thirteenth Fairy

My heads been wrapped up in fairy tales the last few weeks while I explored their underlying implications for our lives with Stephanie Anderson Ladd and an amazing group of  wise women.  If this seems like escapism, trust me its … Continue reading

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Anachronistic License

My Poetic License includes permission to play with time – move it backwards and forwards, but also, juxtapose the object of past and present into a different reality. In the case today, the two poets presented at d’Verse Poet’s Pub … Continue reading

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Dog days

This challenge, to write about an animal companion, was posted by Linda Lee Lyberg in Poetics  at the D’Verse Poets Pub. I have to admit I loved Scooter’s presence, but pets are dependents who never grow-up and move away, until they die, which sucks.  … Continue reading

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