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dVerse — quadrille — Coloring Musical December

one-dimensional snowflakes, nesting dolls, ornaments, gingerbread houses, sleighs with ponies, children building snowpeople, trees with red-winged bobbles, sleds pointing downhill, skates going “8”s Hynde's dirge Ukrainian carol Run-DMC's Hollis Carey's want Bing-Bowie's boy Eartha's baby Kinks-Elvis father blue Warning: Multi-sensory gestures may evoke spirit. De Jackson (aks WhimsyGizmo) is today's host of dVerse.  De says:… Continue reading dVerse — quadrille — Coloring Musical December

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dVerse — quadrille — Forever Young

Plaster casts taken from soldiers' mutilated faces (top row), new sculpted faces (bottom row), and final masks (on the table) sit in the studio of Anna Coleman Ladd in 1918. American Red Cross/Anna Coleman Ladd papers/Archives of American Art/Smithsonian Institution   Boys of sixteen , knuckles cracking to join Horse clippered skinheads Excited clumps, dazed… Continue reading dVerse — quadrille — Forever Young

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dVerse — quadrille — fortress

  Grey skies, leaking rain intruding wind through gaps in north's stone wall. Returning promise Wistful eyeball peers through, remembers a blue velvet box. Ears imagine a withered heart whimpering, kept guileless faith Wind's moans accuse Turning away, stumbling rose petals crushed under his heels.     https://youtu.be/7qcVtEy6G1Q   Kim from Writing in North Norfolk… Continue reading dVerse — quadrille — fortress

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dVerse — quadrille — quiver — Veil of Justice

Veil of Justice He, before the court; I, watching in back row; Armed assemblage all. He looked small against Polished oak bench Gavel echoes, justice commence, proclaimed by ordained tin god. Away he shuffled without a sentence. I said I wanted justice But my quivering lip lied. De (aka Whimsygizmo) is today's host of dVerse. … Continue reading dVerse — quadrille — quiver — Veil of Justice

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dVerse — set — brooder

burnished fluff above cream and white sets on fashioned straw bright amber eyes under textured soft red tilt, watch, and wait doughy hand curls around, lifts, tosses henkibble. squawk! instant ejection, propulsion, gobbling, distracted, reveals six oval promises -- promises that will soon be kept     I remember the few years we kept chickens.… Continue reading dVerse — set — brooder

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dVerse — quadrille — Immortal Osmium

Motorcycle purrs, waits, buttery leather jacket Crooning at dusk to the hens Finding coral mushrooms in moss under the pines Wet splishes and creaks sailing under moonlight Picking raspberries while riding mini-bikes Priceless, terrible memories will never be extinguished. Punctuations within hell won't die. Linda is the host for dVerse today.  Linda says: [T]oday I… Continue reading dVerse — quadrille — Immortal Osmium

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dVerse — quadrille — Death Star

Headaches and dizziness Effected her peace Time for CAT: Astrocytoma. Death Star. Do or Die To battle Stations! Masked heroes prepare Sterile theater to end Sinuated Chthulu's Shine; brave Dr. Ulysses lasered All but nicked her amygdala. Fearless now, she fights all day long....   WhimsyGizmo (aka De) is today's host of dVerse.  De says:… Continue reading dVerse — quadrille — Death Star

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dVerse — tranquility — one day one life amongst the others

one day one life amongst the others sheltered indoors plants absorb and dream wind chasers whishing outdoors greens bunnies browse tender clover green and pink bees hum away other blooms to drink jays and chipmunks inchoate punctuate tranquillity's prose heads' billowy roofs feets' crunchy paths we meander between heaven and earth   Lillian is the… Continue reading dVerse — tranquility — one day one life amongst the others

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dVerse — quadrille — every august

Summer House, Pennsylvania Park, Petoskey, Michigan Vintage Original Postcard #2765 - August 27, 1925   every august they're already warmed up warblers gargle lilies whisper puffs crickets ratchet time surfs shush creeks tinkle grasses russ cicadas twang redtails whoosh goldfinches chatter bees hmmmm if you listen closely you will hear green echoes and small creaks… Continue reading dVerse — quadrille — every august

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dVerse — quadrille #84 — quatrain — Freckle Deep

freckle deep so swirled the spell blood hues imbued canvas infused a treasure tell languid cloak fold upon fold texture behold master stroke hourglasses tell soulblasted veneer etched forgery – tear, one by one, fell senses asleep heart overwrought account overdrawn on love a freckle deep   Mish is the host of dVerse today.  Mish… Continue reading dVerse — quadrille #84 — quatrain — Freckle Deep