dVerse — MTB — Trimmed Trimmed

Grace is today’s host for dVerse’ Meeting the Bar.  Grace says:Today’s challenge: To write a poem in monotetra form. You choose your theme, following the stanza structure as described. Glenn was kind enough to point out that I didn’t follow directions very well by not having every line of every stanza rhyming the same rhyme. …

Some Olympic Memorabilia — My Slice of Mexico

Irene at My Slice of Mexico wonderfully decided to share photos and memories surrounding the Olympics over the years. Any history buff or person with interest in the Olympics (Tokyo’s postponed 2020 Games are now current news) please take a look at this and marvel. The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games have officially (and finally) started,…

Make Your Best Photos Shine — The WordPress.com Blog

I used the photo gallery on my doodads post today as a tester and I like it. It’s easier than going back to the editor to do captions on each picture and no need to plug the link into each to enlarge them in a new window. Thanks WordPress! Photos on your website can be…

dVerse’ 10th Anniversary Celebration Week — Poetics — My Garden on 071321

The edges of my garden curl along green fuzz, concrete, and stone. Its haphazard, organic growth is both playland and harvest zone; where ants climb and dragonflies wheel; where rainbow sways among today’s sky offering. Claudia Schoenfeld, one of the co-founders of dVerse, is today’s host for Poetics. We are celebrating the 10-year anniversary of…

Lethal Force Against Pipeline Protests? Defending the Sacred”: Indigenous Water Protectors — Rise Up Times

Critics say [Governor] Noem is turning the National Guard into a private mercenary force targeting migrants, but the governor’s plans for the National Guard could encompass other activities. “This, to me, is an extension of the fight that’s happening all over Mother Earth, protecting the last beautiful places, protecting the sacred,” Resistance to construction of […]…