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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

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dVerse — quadrille — Gold to Straw

image link Moe, street corner barber, cuts hair for free on Tuesdays. Jonah, who lives in a nearby alley, sits. Fabio hair, dumptruck face cut locks glimmer like falling spun gold  in sun. Piles of straw land. Spell now broken, the frog hops away.   Grace is the host of dVerse today.  Grace says: For… Continue reading dVerse — quadrille — Gold to Straw

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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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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

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dVerse — quadrille — Hungry

image link Frank is the host of dVerse today. Frank says: The word for the quadrille today is “troll” or any variation or arrangement of it somehow in your poem. So. To get to the point, to participate write a 44-word quadrille using some variation of the word “troll” in the poem. Frank, I took… Continue reading dVerse — quadrille — Hungry

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dVerse — quadrille — M’Lady

De is the host of dVerse today. De says: Whether you use it as a noun, verb, adjective or adverb (she said, spikily), just be sure your poem of 44 words includes some form of the word spike. Hopefully I'm not being too mysterious, but I hope the picture tells the tale. I have a new… Continue reading dVerse — quadrille — M’Lady

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dVerse — Quadrille — Two Sips

"Soul Infusion" lithograph by Benjamin Creme Mish is the host of dVerse tonight. Mish says: It’s that time again to indulge in our very own dVerse creation, the “Quadrille”. For those of you who have not yet indulged, this is a poem of 44 words, not including the title. It must contain one given word.… Continue reading dVerse — Quadrille — Two Sips

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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

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d’Verse Quadrille to Winter’s Pheasant

  Mish is the host of tonight's d'Verse and gives the following prompt for tonight's quadrille: So I give you the word “steep” to infuse into your poem of 44 words.   Steep drifts shelter the pheasant outside my window. He stares in at the greenery and wonders at the mirage of summer. * I… Continue reading d’Verse Quadrille to Winter’s Pheasant