poetry · Reena's Exploration Challenge

Reena’s Exploration Challenge #83 — C4

Perspective   Reena is the host of Reena's Exploration Challenge.  Reena says: You may not see it in the same manner. And why should you? Each of us has our own unique perspective on the world and its interesting contents. FOR THE NEW ENTRANTS There is no restriction on the length or format of the… Continue reading Reena’s Exploration Challenge #83 — C4

dverse · poetry

Race

Alcohol and ink painting by Joy Dorr Laura is the host of dVerse today. Laura says: BELL-VOICED      CRADLE-PETALS       DARK-VOWELLED      DUST-TONGUED FIRE-DWARFED   GRAVE-GROPING      HARE-HEELED           HEAVEN-CIRCLING LARK-HIGH         MAP-BACKED           MOON-BLOWN          MUFFLE-TOED OWL-LIGHT         RINGED-SEA            SCYTHE-EYED           SHE-BIRD TEAR-CULLED      TIDE-LOOPED           WATER-SPOKEN       WHALE-WEED For this Tuesday Poetics I’m asking you to write a poem using at least FOUR of the hyphenated… Continue reading Race

music · poetry

Music Monday’s Challenge #2

Kristian is the host of Music Monday's Challenge.  Kristian says: Sabre Dance by Khachaturian. https://youtu.be/QYf_K8Rhr7Y   In a bustling part of town, in a 6th floor brownstone loft, elves on meth swarm a block. * Tiny chisels, tap tap tapping feverish to finish. The next door neighbors help by singing loud bassbeat raps. * In… Continue reading Music Monday’s Challenge #2

poetry · Uncategorized

#FFFC Time

Fandango is the host of this flash fiction challenge.  Fandango says: Welcome to “Fandango’s Flash Fiction Challenge.” Each week I will be posting a photo I grab off the internet and challenge bloggers to write a relatively short flash fiction piece inspired by the photo. While there are no definitive style or word limits, I… Continue reading #FFFC Time

haiku · poetry · senryu

Saturday Mix – Sound Bite, 13 April 2019

Sarah is the host of Saturday Mix Sound Bite.  Sarah says: Welcome to the Saturday Mix – Sound Bite, 13 April 2019! This week we are hearing things, as we explore the use of ONOMATOPOEIA. You will need to use the THREE onomatopoeic words in your response – which can be poetry or prose. Our… Continue reading Saturday Mix – Sound Bite, 13 April 2019

dverse · mental health · poetry · Reena's Exploration Challenge · villanelle

Reena’s Exploration Challenge #82 and dVerse Villanelle with Slant Rhymes — Black Hole

This poem is a villanelle with slanted rhymes that is being submitted to dVerse, as well as being part of Reena's challenge. Reena is the host of Reena's Exploration Challenge.  Reena says: PROMPT I am not a fatalist. I’m not obsessed with darkness. Yet, a landmark development in astronomy this week inspires me to remain… Continue reading Reena’s Exploration Challenge #82 and dVerse Villanelle with Slant Rhymes — Black Hole

haiku · Mind Lovers Misery Menagerie · poetry

Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, April 10th 2019, new beginnings

Chèvrefeuille is the host of Mindlovemiserys Menageries's Heeding Haiku with, who says: Welcome at a new episode of Heeding Haiku With … MLMM’s feature about haiku and haibun, two wonderful kinds of Japanese poetry. A while ago I decided to give you only a theme for this feature and maybe some rules to use. This… Continue reading Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille, April 10th 2019, new beginnings

dverse · poetry

dVerse — Water — Flint, Michigan

image link Linda is the host of dVerse today. Linda says: So today, fellow poets I want you to write about life sustaining water, in any of its three forms- solid, liquid, or gas.  You may write in any form you choose, this is a Poet’s choice prompt. I would love to write something positive… Continue reading dVerse — Water — Flint, Michigan

dverse · nature · poetry · quadrille

dVerse — Quadrille — Aced it

De is the host of dVerse today. De says: Greetings, my poetical friends. How’s your crazy April going? Are you writing a poem a day? Are you acing it? Well, for today’s Quadrille, I want to give you the chance to do just that – ace your poem. Unless it’s your first time here at the… Continue reading dVerse — Quadrille — Aced it

Mind Lovers Misery Menagerie · poetry

Saturday Mix – Unique Personality, 6 April 2019 — Moon Dance

Sarah is the host of Saturday Mix. Sarah says: This week we are diving into the depths of PERSONIFICATION. Our challenge is all about the use of personification in our writing. You will need to use the statement provided in your response – which can be poetry or prose. Our statement using, personification is: The… Continue reading Saturday Mix – Unique Personality, 6 April 2019 — Moon Dance