dVerse — Poetics — The Death of Dolores Haze

That summer when sweet dew was on the rose she danced and played along the merry lane while mother hummed a tune and hung the clothes. Yet ill winds soon would spin the weather vane. A stranger from Bigtown, in fancy clothes, arrived and said he’d traveled on the train. Slack-jawed and bug-eyed, looked just…

#FF — Where we left off…

PHOTO PROMPT © Rochelle Wisoff-Fields She is a bright bouquet of flowers. He is her buoyant supporter. They met at a fundraiser for the hospital. She was entertaining as a clown and he was walking displays of donated items for the silent auction. He fell in love with her sunflower painting. She personally thanked him…

dVerse — Monday Quadrille 154 — however it’s spelled

Does exuberant green panorama speak Spring or Summer? Mid-June paper flutters in ninety-degree heat. Rhubarb roars. Dandelions smoke cigarettes, bees hmmm carnal at rainbows. Lilacs’ brown sugar memory; mitigated with gingered peonies. Life cycles’ motors rumble. Six letters may spell what they wish. This poem is also a nod  to Sanaa’s included quote (thanks Sanaa!)…

WP and their lame glitches: disappearing “duplicate” comments.

image created by Jordan Kohl Something that has been happening enough to have me here, now, writing this post, is the matter of the disappearing comments.  Here is how it goes: Someone makes a comment on my post. I comment back to them and it automatically “likes” their comment when I hit send. No “underlined…

Doodads — busy week, pics of this and that

It’s been a whirlwind week.  Monday I met with former work friends for lunch and did a lot of catching up.  I also hosted at dVerse for the prompt about Uvalde victims.  Finally, I called and had a lawn service nearby come out and mow the tall, tall grass, as the mower will be in…

Wounds I Healed: Release Date Announced! — Experiments in Fiction

This is the anthology I have 2 poems in. So excited for the release of the book and an opportunity to read the other poets who have contributed to this important work. After much hard work, I am excited to announce that the hotly-anticipated poetry anthology Wounds I Healed: The Poetry of Strong Women is…