dVerse — MTB — Constanza — recipe

recipe to aim for sleep takes common sense head toss and turn off at the pass when day is but a rosy lass take care, prepare with long defense decide where limits bring fatigue then go beyond; exhaust you seek to guarantee your plan’s success shed worry’s raimant at the door step naked into your…

dVerse — Quadrille 152 — A Contest Rests

A-drowse I muse, who is cuter asleep, baby fauna or Popeye. Sure, tiny heaving feathered, furred, or terried chests attest affection-stirred endearing as they engine-putter guileless nest; yet knowing benevolent, bell-bottoms-exchanged, in a nightshirted Miss Oyl’s Bluto savior’s dreamland bub bub bubs a contest rests. image link Sarah is today’s host for dVerse’ Quadrille Monday….

dVerse — Prosery — May Day Knocks

For how can I be sure I shall see again The world on the first of May –From “May Day” by Sara Teasdale I’ve fallen on black days. My ears are deaf to birdsong; nose unmoved by the scent of hyacinth; the soft crush of early strawberries between my molars untasted. Mid-Spring breezes skim over…

dVerse — Poetics — each thing falls away

at first I refused to believe overboard, swept out in the storm; wee dawn, on the beach, inert form I wailed in the throes of my grief your unwilling, early depart at whim of a god with no heart I vowed in exchange for relief if God roll back Time’s Tide and take moi instead,…

dVerse — MTB — Veered Fringes

From cold to warmfrom dark to lightdreamworld’s flightto reach for skyin straight linesthat soon swell a story to tellveered fringes oncolored velvet. Bjorn is today’s host of dVerse’ Meet the Bar.  Bjorn says:write a riddle poem. image link Answer: tulip (from a bulb planted in the fall)

dVerse — Quadrille 150 — Final Farewell

image link Her living lingered, her funeral brief; children scattered, peers long gone home. Ghosts’ welcomes await her release from the bronze urn. She’s sprinkled along Spring thunderstorm’s wake, towards the lake. April sun’s comfort warms as it dries; her chalky residue remains, her final farewell. De Jackson, aka whimsygizmo, is today’s host for dVerse’…