dVerse — Poetics — Spirits Promise

Painting by Joseph Farquharson ‘Cauld Blaws the Wind Frae East to West’ (1888) Mountainspirit guides us, watching above, solid below;her strong arms hold in warm hearth promise. Mountainprotects us from harm, towards uncertain unknowns.Despite wind’s cold voice chasing us; we rest,dreamless. Valleyspirit opens us to her green velvet;tree nation’s welcoming swath sways in whispered hope.Valleytarries…

dVerse — Ekphrastic — Catrin Welz-Stein — Rose

Rose —fragrant, ruffled,posing, light-catching, captivating,blooming, immortal, unobtainable, hungry,luring, piercing, draining,cursed, regretful,phantasm.     I chose to write a diamante form poem.  Thank you, Lillian, for this prompt and thank you to Catrin for her mesmerizing artwork.  Please click on Catrin’s name below to see more of her work. Lillian is today’s host of dVerse.  Lillian…

Reena’s Exploration Challenge 143 — cool grey slate and dVerse OLN

Surveying cool grey slate, Shapes form, then colors Rainbowed characters drawn Shade shift, flavors pique Sensory extravaganza But only in our minds What is is a unidimensional Flat map of what could be How do we inflate the dream Into three dimensions? Winds, planets, satellites Water pools, veins, capillaries Mountains, valleys, caves The greenleafs and…

dVerse — Ekphrastic poems – Mary Frances — Ikaria

Mary Frances Ikaria From afar, a green memory on grey cloth, Migratory urbanites rush to its verdant cocoon Each season, flying on fumes. Rich capillaries run and play within And around its circumference, Where water babies are nourished. Armanis shed, skivvies donned, Metamorphosing each summer, From plated salmon to dragon tadpoles August’s wane brings regret…