Category Archives: Nonsense

Flush

Quadrille #102 – Don’t Forget To… by Mish Okay, time to flush out forty-four words exactly, not counting the title for today’s challenge at the d’verse Poets Pub.  My poem a couple of days ago, detailing a small pleasure, conformed so … Continue reading

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NaPoWriPo and the Twenty Prompts

It’s day five of NaPoWriMo and if you are ever going to join in, this is the time to try.  Try being he operative word here.  The prompt is called the “Twenty Little Poetry Projects,” and was originally developed by … 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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The Polyptoton

Frank Hubeny at the d’verse Poets Pub challenged us  to use a polyptoton in a poem.   I couldn’t think of a thing to write and played with using polyptotons in Tuesday’s list of Neruda questions.  This morning, however,  I woke … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo # 14 Dialog

“… and the cow jumped over the moon.” Hello Moon. Jumping Jehoshaphat! You scared me half to death. Who the hell are you? Don’t you know not to sneak up on napping deities? I thought you were a man!                    … Continue reading

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Another Word on Nonsense…

“The world is mud-luscious and puddle-wonderful.” ~e.e. cummings Archetypically, nonsense can be thought of as one of the Trickster’s devices. The Trickster, as you may know, manifests mythically in dozens of cultures around the world. In Jungian terms the trickster … Continue reading

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