Category Archives: Myth

Lupe’s Feast Day

Today, December 12, altars to Guadalupe grace thousands of home throughout the Americas. Originally manifesting Mexico, her presence has spread south and North through both continents and today, while continuing as patron saint to Mexico, she is also the patroness … Continue reading

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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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Song for Yemaya

It took me two days to write a flower poem, though this is not my first attempt to use the meaning of flowers as the floor of a poem.  I was about ready to cheat and throw in an old … Continue reading

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April 8 NapoWriMo on Twitter

Today Maureen shared several twitter accounts on the NaPoWriMo site.  These offer bits and pieces of poetry by sundry famous and less-well known artists.  She suggested choosing a line from one of these tweets and using it as one’s own … Continue reading

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Rhyme Time

Maureen introduced us to RhymeZone today, a favorite place of mine, much easier to use than an old school rhyming dictionary and offering many more services like thesaurus, dictionary, near rhymes, related phrases and synonyms. It quick, pretty comprehensive and … Continue reading

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Haibun Monday

Another Haibun Monday, where  prose and haiku blend into that unique form of poetry  Basho made famous. Frank J. Tassone  prompts us today, to talk about Mars! Alien Full of amor, I married Mars my warrior lover.  No Venus I, neither … Continue reading

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Peelings, Quadrille # 98

The prompt for this week’s quadrille suggested by Mish is “peeling,” a wonderful word with so many ways to go.  Apple pies came first to mind, but much as I love to make, bake, eat ’em,  apple pies are an … Continue reading

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Reflecting on Echo

So the challenge for Tuesday, December 10, thrown down by Merril D. Smith is to write  about echoes for our lesson on Poetics at the virtual pub for poets I like to frequent.  As it happens, I’ve written a couple … Continue reading

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Attendant to Enquiry

Laura Bloomsbury has directed us to muse on the power of rhetorical questions.  She’s cleverly set the entire d’Verse Poets Pub to answering, rather than posing, such questions in order to see for ourselves where such enquiries might lead. Asking, … Continue reading

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The Symbolism of Sorting

“Lentil Sorting” by Michelle Anglin, https://twotwitchatale.wordpress.com/?s=sorting In the fairytales, Cinderella and Vasilisa the Beautiful, and in the myth of Psyche and Eros, young women are set to sorting; a task found in fairy tales in which the protagonist must sort … Continue reading

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