holiday poem — Christmas Mourning

This is a revisiting of a poem I wrote last year (or the year before.)  At the time of writing I had nobody in particular in mind.  This year, I’m thinking of my dear friend and mentor, Barb.  I think of her husband, sons, their wives, and the grandchildren who will be missing her presence…

dVerse — Poetics 429 — Donna

Update!  I have an app called TinEye that searches the internet for matches of images.  Looky what I found!  At wikiart.org it says the name of the work is, “Portrait of Nan,” by Grant Wood and is dated 1933. Update 2:  OMG.  After learning who the artist was and the name of the painting, I…

dVerse — Poetics — The Vatic Voice

The feeling I get when I become a transmitter for the vatic voice is the same feeling I get when listening to some music. Whether it comes out of my mouth or fingertips or comes in through my ears, it seems to infuse the area from the base of my throat to my chest cavity…

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…

dVerse — quadrille 112– Snapshots

Snapshots iBlue cloud-puffed sky blanketcushions sweetening pearson leafy pillows asthey dream of wet wanders,wobbling in verdant peace. iiMoist sacred mountainsyield lonely rock rain while bright animal spirits watch autumn wind macerate lichen,soon dust motes in the snow.   This is an Oracle composition with some tweaking. De Jackson is today’s host of dVerse.  De says:New…