dVerse — Poetics — “I Had the Craziest Dream”

Shoulda never atechocolate-dipped ghost peppersbefore bed last night. Snuggled, curled, drifting…I had the craziest dream!Me, a mop-topped bug. My mates and I, dressedin slick black suits, up on stagesinging our hearts out. Birds flocked, flapped, screamed.Unreal, we finished and bowedat the waist, smiling. Morning now, awakeI can’t wait to tell my matesNew way to get…

Doodads — Mlady & Dotty closer and closer

Mlady always takes the initiative in getting closer and closer to Dotty.  Almost always Dotty will jump away, intimidated or upset that Mlady showed up.  In a rare semi-copecetic moment, both stayed where they were.  It didn’t last more than a minute before one jumped away.  Dotty has started sleeping in the cat bed I…

Love Reign O’er Us

A second submission for today’s dVerse prompt.  This song says it all.     love reign o’er us a mist of best intentions saturating all  

#Haikai Challenge #132 — Covid-19 — Disruptor

Crowned thief in disguise Trojan horse hugs from loved ones Steals my peace of mind Solitude turns with vengeance From peace to imprisonment     Frank J. Tassone is the host of Haikai Challenge.  Frank says: Write the haikai poem of your choice (haiku, senryu, haibun, tanka, haiga, renga, etc.) that alludes to coronavirus (covid-19).

dVerse — 3 cinquains — Jung’s iceberg

image link Merril is the host of dVerse today. Merril says: For this poetics prompt, I want you to write a poem about theory or theories–how we make sense of the natural world, our bodies, space, or whatever. You can write in general terms or you can write about a specific theory, even something that’s…

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…