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The Circle Turns


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A Time

  Victoria has set the Quadrille prompt for today. Dverse Poets Pub.   A Time It was the end of a long, damp summer late mornings early elation discovery learning innocence guilt the end the beginning all we had been … Continue reading

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Musical Dip

Victoria has set the prompt at dverse pub poets today. It is a Quatrian Refrain comprising eight lines: two tercets and a couplet, eight syllables per line or iambic tetrameter, your choice, first line is a refrain, repeated as the last … Continue reading

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Daphne’s Diet

Open link night at dverse. Daphne’s Diet – Day 1 She’d signed at ‘Slimming Zone’ and paid her dues, determined she would stick to it and lose the weight that so miraculously formed around her waist, her thighs and upper-arms. … Continue reading

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The Simian Line

Mish has set the dverse prompt for today. ‘So,today I am asking you to write a poem that pays homage to hands’. The Simian Line The single palmar transverse crease is etched across your hands – both of them – … Continue reading

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Stressed To Kill

Bodhirose has set today’s prompt. Our challenge for today is to use the following fourteen words in the order presented: stay, sits, play, wits, fits, comedy, flits, tragedy, eye, smart, cry, heart, moan, stone.  These words were borrowed from a … Continue reading

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Elysia it was a strange awakening glass sharp. we rode tandem through the blur of an old film she breathed promises on the back of my neck laughing the air tingled with sepia summerness drifting bon-fire smoke cut grass. hushed … Continue reading

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