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dVerse — quatrain — Dark Angel

Cixi, taken by Yu Xunling ca. 1890 At age of five became I blind Bad nerves to blame that made me scream Cursed I our God for act unkind Yet all, my friend, 'twas not as seemed The act upon heaped thoughts unkind Turned out to have a brighter theme Through haunts did stray the… Continue reading dVerse — quatrain — Dark Angel


“FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION” Challenge! DREAM! — Carl Jung and Clarissa Pinkola-Estes

Again, I am choosing to highlight a man I consider to be the "Master of Dreams," Carl Gustav Jung.  I'm also going to look to find quotes on dreams from one of his most avid followers, Clarissa Pinkola-Estes.  Richa, dreams are a perfect prompt for me, you may even say a serendipitous one, as I'm… Continue reading “FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION” Challenge! DREAM! — Carl Jung and Clarissa Pinkola-Estes

cinquain · dreams · dverse · poetry · senryu

dVerse — 3 cinquains — Jung’s iceberg

image link Merril is the host of dVerse today. Merril says: For this poetics prompt, I want you to write a poem about theory or theories–how we make sense of the natural world, our bodies, space, or whatever. You can write in general terms or you can write about a specific theory, even something that’s… Continue reading dVerse — 3 cinquains — Jung’s iceberg

dreams · haibun · nature · poetry

Dream haibun

image link   It was actually earlier this morning when I was in the state between sleep and waking that I dreamed this, but the haiku was not in word, but in visual form, so would that make it a vision more than a dream? Not sure. Anyway, I received the image of a piece… Continue reading Dream haibun

dreams · Fandango's One Word Challenge (FOWC) · fauna · fiction · flora · fungi · tea · Word of the Day Challenge

Night Brew

image link Fandango's One-Word Challenge (#FOWC) is special.  The Word Challenge of the Day is enrapture. She walked the fields and down by the stream all morning, then into afternoon, looking, smelling, and listening for her ingredients. With the ones she already had in her spice chest, there were only a few left to complete… Continue reading Night Brew

dreams · poetry · Word of the Day Challenge

la bella luna

image link Today's prompt is lunacy.  Today's offering is based upon concepts laid out by Dr. Clarissa Pinkola-Estes , a Jungian psychoanalyst who is also a cantadora , or storyteller.  The darkness is a metaphor for one's dreams.  The lunacy here are the strange and fantastical icons, symbols, etc. that one is able to retrieve… Continue reading la bella luna

dreams · dverse · poetry

Dream Cave

Recently, when I did the collage for Janis Joplin saving the day in my Manifestation story, I also created this collage.  There was nothing particular in mind while searching through the boxes of cutout images, other than wanting it to have a dream-like quality to it. Then, yesterday, I read dverse prompt Meet the bar… Continue reading Dream Cave

dreams · music

I was Townes VanZandt’s girlfriend!

image link I went to bed late last night and I slept very deeply.  I do wake up at least once a night to hit the can.  As I woke for my pit stop, it was in the middle of a dream I was devastated to end.  You see, in it, I was Townes VanZandt's… Continue reading I was Townes VanZandt’s girlfriend!

dreams · love · surrealism · Word of the Day Challenge

The Legend of Little Green

Today's offering is loosely, very loosely, based on the Word of the Day.   In the green years of a small life, a black hole opened up, and sucked her soul into it. She became Small Shadow. * Small Shadow saw the world in only the way a soulless being can. She longed for the… Continue reading The Legend of Little Green

dreams · goddess · poetry

rose goddess

Unpacking a box of things brought home from work after retirement, I found a small set of magnetized words that were used to make freeform poetry on the overhead cabinet in my cubicle once upon a time.  I decided to pull out 25 words randomly to get started, then pulled out some more to find… Continue reading rose goddess