dVerse –Hot time in ye ole pub tonight! — hot, warm, cold

Image result for two bodies in passion

Hot
Core
response
steady burn,
senses salute
when I imagine us rolling around.

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*

*

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Image result for tropical fish tank painting

Warm
Neither too hot nor too cool maintains life
in the fish tank.
Power’s out —
stress starts
now.

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Related image

Cold
Nose
hairs freeze;
fingertips
and toes go numb.
Winter’s doing an admirable job.

 

 

Lillian is the host of dVerse today.  Lillian says:
Somehow, your poem for today’s poetics should relate to the word temperature. No need to include the word in your poem – but we must be able to easily figure out how your poem relates to the word temperature. So let your ideas simmer for a bit….and then join me at a hot time in ye ole pub tonight!

My offering today are three Tetractys, a poetic form invented by Ray Stebbing, consists of at least 5 lines of 1, 2, 3, 4, 10 syllables (total of 20), with one of them — the middle one — being reversed. Tetractys can be written with more than one verse, but must follow suit with an inverted syllable count. Tetractys can also be reversed and written 10, 4, 3, 2, 1. Double Tetractys: 1, 2, 3, 4, 10, 10, 4, 3, 2, 1 Triple Tetractys: 1, 2, 3, 4, 10, 10, 4, 3, 2, 1, 1, 2, 3, 4, 10

graphic one is “The Art of Seduction — Union” by Christina Y.
graphic two is “Tropical Fish” by Irina Rumyantseva
grapic three is “Winters Light” by Tim Wilmot

 

34 Comments Add yours

  1. lillian says:

    ooooh I love all three of these….most especially the illustration and words for hot! What a wonderful response to the prompt! Many thanks for participating! 🙂

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    1. msjadeli says:

      Thank you and glad you enjoyed them, Lillian and you are welcome.

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  2. A lovely sequence Jade, I hope the fish will have the power restored again soon 🙂💖 xxx

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    1. msjadeli says:

      Thank you for your thoughts and comments 🙂

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  3. robtkistner says:

    This is a wonderful post Lisa. All three poems and pics are excellent — killer cool! 🙂

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    1. msjadeli says:

      So glad you liked them, Rob, thanks!

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  4. robtkistner says:

    Lisa, please do me a favor. See if you can click through to my post today from Mr. Linky. Lillian said she couldn’t get it to work? Thank you! 🙂

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    1. msjadeli says:

      will try it right now, sorry I was away from my computer

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    2. msjadeli says:

      Yes I was able to click through it and see the comments and saw the comment form at the bottom. Now to go back and read your “hot pepper.”

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  5. These are great! Images are perfect too. You really nailed the prompt!

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    1. msjadeli says:

      Susan thanks much, glad you liked them 🙂

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  6. Frank Hubeny says:

    Nice line: “Winter’s doing an admirable job.” I’ll have to remember that six months from now.

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    1. msjadeli says:

      Now Frank, it wasn’t long ago even thinking it would have made me cringe. 😉

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  7. rothpoetry says:

    You did really well on this one! I loved the movement from one temperature to another!

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    1. msjadeli says:

      Thank you, Dwight 🙂 Glad you liked them.

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  8. Cool form, pictures and words to capture the essence of temperature.

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    1. msjadeli says:

      Thank you Astrid, glad you enjoyed the form and the different temps.

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  9. memadtwo says:

    I agree with Frank, that’s my favorite line, and a great way to end the series. (K)

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    1. msjadeli says:

      Thanks so much, Kerfe.

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  10. Reena Saxena says:

    Wow! You touched three aspects from one prompt.

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    1. msjadeli says:

      I couldn’t decide which temperature to go with so went with 3…

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  11. kim881 says:

    Nicely done, Jade!

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  12. What a clever interpretation Jade. Well Done!

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    1. msjadeli says:

      Thank you, Linda 🙂

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  13. pvcann says:

    Wonderful lines with well chosen art work.

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    1. msjadeli says:

      Thank you Paul, glad you enjoyed them.

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      1. pvcann says:

        My pleasure.

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  14. Loved all three Lisa 🙂💕 Funny how several of us went for sex 🤣

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    1. msjadeli says:

      It’s hot in the summer and to be expected 😉

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      1. There you go! 🤣

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  15. whimsygizmo says:

    Love the juxtaposition and varying temperatures of these…and that first one has me fanning myself. 😉

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    1. msjadeli says:

      I am delighted you enjoyed them, De. Thanks so much.

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