love · mind · music · poetry · Reena's Exploration Challenge

Reena’s Exploration Challenge #75 — sapio-sexual — Unchained Melody to a Poet

Reena'sExploration Challenge today is to write to the word/picture above. If you would like to participate, Reena says: FOR THE NEW ENTRANTS There is no restriction on the format or the length of the piece. It just has to be your reflection on the prompt from the core. Write a post on your blog, and… Continue reading Reena’s Exploration Challenge #75 — sapio-sexual — Unchained Melody to a Poet

fiction · love · Mind Lovers Misery Menagerie

MLMM — Sunday Writing Prompt “Collage Prompt #44” — The Soothsayer

The quote “These mountains you are carrying, you were only supposed to climb.” Najwa Zebian mindlovemisery hosts the Sunday Writing Prompt and says: What is the underlying theme? What’s the story here? The overarching emotions? If you like you can read them like panels in a comic strip it’s up to you how your interpret… Continue reading MLMM — Sunday Writing Prompt “Collage Prompt #44” — The Soothsayer

dverse · love · poetry · quadrille

dVerse — Quadrille — Goodbye Hello

image link De Jackson, aka Whimsygizmo, is our host of dVerse this day. De says: I want you to blow some kisses into your poems today... Whatever mood or form you choose, just be sure your poem gives that Q smackeroo: precisely 44 words, not including the title, and literally containing some form of the… Continue reading dVerse — Quadrille — Goodbye Hello

Chauncey · love · remembrance

Chauncey — An introduction

You've heard me talk about my dog, Chauncey, who passed away back in 2016.  Up until recently all of my pictures of him were on another (bad) hard drive and on facebook, which I haven't gone to for at least a month and probably longer.  FB was deactivated until I could get my many pictures… Continue reading Chauncey — An introduction

love · nature · poetry · Word of the Day Challenge

Heart thaw

image link Today's Word of the Day Challenge is thawing.   Sol's beams warm Caress crystals To tears With warm beams Your smile caress My fears Tears to streams Sate river's slake Fears melt, Puddle, dissipate Burgeoned river From banks to flats My burgeoned heart Holds strong at crack Flowers sprout To herald spring Love's… Continue reading Heart thaw

Fandango's One Word Challenge (FOWC) · love · poetry · Word of the Day Challenge

Blessed Union

Pledged with this undying oath Spoken true from hearts of both Wildly improbable and sentimental Yet broken would be detrimental * Joyfully do we pledge our troth Kernel of love sprouts burgeoned growth Our meeting and falling not accidental Ordained with grace, true and gentle * The Word of the Day Challenge is oath. Fandango's… Continue reading Blessed Union

love · Word of the Day Challenge

To wish is a beautiful thing

image link   For the Word of the Day Challenge prompt of wish I give you some videos that exemplify the spirit of wishes. The first one, a performance during Thanksgiving 1978, from the film, “The Last Waltz”, has Bob Dylan singing with The Band as backup. The Band had decided to quit touring and… Continue reading To wish is a beautiful thing

dverse · love · poetry · relationships

They Say…

image link They say hearts are meant to be broken. They say once broken it's tougher than before. They say if you don't love, your heart will turn to stone. You'll curl up into a corner, wither, and die. They are talking about romantic love. They are talking about erotic love. * Go out there,… Continue reading They Say…

dverse · love · poetry · quadrille · Uncategorized

Good Cheer (not the title)

WhimsyGizmo at dverse poet's pub has asked for a 44 word Quadrille on the topic of cheer.  I have indicated that the given title above is not the title of the Quadrille for purposes of word count.   shivering in doorway mother, toddler, teen, dog smooth stone, alcove bars wind, sucks heat * curtained snowflakes… Continue reading Good Cheer (not the title)