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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

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dVerse — Jacquline Hurlbert, Artist — fashioned friend

Content With My Delusions- J.Hurlbert   fashioned friend astray from anguish poisoned by passion, etched with existentialism, malaise from malevolence, pained by paternalism, notched by narcissism, carved by charisma, regressed from rejection erased by exploitation bruised by braying banter degraded with dirty deeds i leapt -- hurtled f r e e f a l l… Continue reading dVerse — Jacquline Hurlbert, Artist — fashioned friend

dverse · music · poetry

dVerse — Quadrille — fret — Resonant Flutters

Resonant Flutters Wee squirts, faces upturned, Rapt ears and eyes agog Elders' rosewood box hums. Frets vanish, fingers fly, Fever ignites. Grown now, on stage: Showtime. Switch flips, then machine-like Precision – with a smile. Picked notes dance and flutter, Resonant manifestations of passion's Soulful butterflies.   https://youtu.be/zaV0SOINI60 https://youtu.be/n-c66SJPuUI https://youtu.be/DXe95iTtci0 Kim is the host of… Continue reading dVerse — Quadrille — fret — Resonant Flutters

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dVerse — To market, to market! — blitz poem

Farmers Market by SUREN NERSISYAN Hub for Passion at the market at the hub hub of resources hub of activity activity of sell activity of buy buy fruits buy vegetables vegetables fresh vegetables healthy healthy grown healthy eaten eaten fresh eaten sweet sweet peas sweet strawberries strawberry cartons strawberry plants plants grow flowers plants grow… Continue reading dVerse — To market, to market! — blitz poem

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dVerse — Prosery #1 — An interrupted cry

image link Lebanon, a sensitive, observant man, began to notice subtle changes in Lita, his wife of 30 years. Her smile was not as bright when she greeted him after he'd labored 12 hours a day at the fish market. Her eyes did not hold his as long after they made love. Her consistent timetable… Continue reading dVerse — Prosery #1 — An interrupted cry

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Saturday Mix – Sound Bite, 8 June 2019 — Night Hunters — added to dVerse 6/19/19

Adding this to dVerse' Open Link Night.  Check out dVerse and read great poetry. This poem is written in the time where humans were hunter-gatherers. Warning:  The content may be upsetting or objectionable to some readers. Night Hunters Golden disk, wolves howl -- Night's risk, hunting, humans prowl. Ten wolves chasing, humans, two, I ran… Continue reading Saturday Mix – Sound Bite, 8 June 2019 — Night Hunters — added to dVerse 6/19/19

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dVerse — George Harrison — Beware of Darkness

image link Dark Horse ”All things must pass”, you, dark horse said, Crown on your head, Hero unsung, Fab 4, among. Ghost in the flesh, you dared to care, To craft and share, Your shadows talked Your stumbled walk. You reached for us, our paths of dust. Listen we must. Your wheel rolled on --… Continue reading dVerse — George Harrison — Beware of Darkness

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dVerse — quadrille — dragon — rising

image link De Jackson is the host of dVerse today for Quadrille Monday.  De says: Just pen us a poem of precisely 44 words, not counting the title, and using some form of the word dragon. “Ancient Japanese lore describes Koi fish swimming up a massive waterfall called 'The Dragon Gate.' If they reach the… Continue reading dVerse — quadrille — dragon — rising

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #89 — Haiku Trio; dVerse Open Link Night

image link Floribunda Hotel Dirt pile shrinks, beds grow Red, orange, yellow, and green – Seasonal tenants.   image link Dahlia Red velvet spokes Circle their churned butter hub -- Summer's color wheel.   image link Summer Miner Rat-a-tat-tat-tat Hollow head drives long beak deep -- Green wiggling nuggets.   Reena is the host of… Continue reading Reena’s Exploration Challenge #89 — Haiku Trio; dVerse Open Link Night

dverse · etheree · nature · poetry

dVerse — On Wandering and Observing –Through the Dunes, to the Lake

Anmol is the host of dVerse today. Anmol says: For this Tuesday’s prompt, I would like all of you to wander around for a bit — take an old familiar walk. I chose to write an etheree form poem about a walk I've taken innumerable times over the years. Lake Michigan, and the winding paths… Continue reading dVerse — On Wandering and Observing –Through the Dunes, to the Lake