Tag Archives: dVerse

A Slippery Slope

Walking the straightand narrow A tiny step to the rightor the leftwon’t hurt anyone But it’s a slippery slope One more strideto the sideand down you’ll go And take me with you ___________________________________________________________ It’s Quadrille Monday at dVerse Poets Pub … Continue reading

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Taming the Wild – A Poem

The poetics prompt at dVerse Poets Pub today was to write about the WILD. My first thought was of a song by Johnny Cash called “The Beast in Me” (see video below). I thought of the line in that song, … Continue reading

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The Crossroads – Prose to Poetry

At the dVerse Poets Pub today readers were challenged to take a piece of prose and turn it into poetry. The prompt suggested finding an existing piece of prose in the public domain, but I was uncomfortable with doing something … Continue reading

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Taboo Poetry – My Tuesday Three

Last Saturday I wrote a poem for the dVerse Poets Pub challenge to write on a taboo subject, such as sex, politics, or religion. There were 63 poets who took the challenge, and I read most of them. I decided … Continue reading

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Offended – A Poem

I was at a loss for what to write for today, but then I read the prompt over at dVerse Poets Pub. It’s one I had read before at Kellie Elmore’s website. The prompt is to write about a taboo … Continue reading

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Poems on Poetry

At dVerse Poets Pub yesterday for the Meeting the Bar: Critique and Craft – hosted by Emmett Wheatfall we were challenged to write a poem about the craft of poetry. Immediately I thought of something I once wrote in a comment on … Continue reading

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Glimpsing Light in the Darkness – A Pantoum

This is an extra post for today in response to the challenge at dVerse Poets’ Pub. The FormForAll lesson for today was on how to write a pantoum. I don’t usually try to write poems in a specific form, and don’t … Continue reading

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By Faith, Not by Sight

I recently found a poetry blog called “dVerse – Poets Pub” that provides poetry prompts and allows poets to link back to their own blog from the poetry blog. Today’s poetry prompt was about knowing something is there even when … Continue reading

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