Tag Archives: dVerse

Awakening to the Groove of Life

  Twilight Years Grooved by weathering touch of time Circles of growth tell silent story of misty dreams Arms open wide to the internal light Relishing hidden poetry of life   Trusting destiny’s call Unfolding wings of loving grace Quietly … Continue reading

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Quadrille #44: Kick

  Kick me a bucketful of adventures Where I may wander freely Breathing natures wonders Rippling in warming moments   Laughing with the chirping birds Flying a kite high to the clouds Loving life completely   With no regrets No … Continue reading

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Quadrille #43: Creak

Misfortune Manifesting creaks in the mind Following each footstep Catapulting into spiral of fear Barely hanging onto edge of sanity   Shadows warning of hidden dangers Malevolent spirit sneers Holding out gnarled hand   Bitter wind creaking inhospitable songs Happiness … Continue reading

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Quadrille # 42: Hope

  Whispering Prayer   Hope catches in fragile throat Filling vital spaces with evolving light      Thoughts turning away from brooding darkness Surrendering to possibilities of light   Rejoicing in autumn’s electrifying spirit Hoping to spark renewal, beyond mere … Continue reading

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dVerse Poet’s: The answer is 42

Poets have been enticed to write a poem using only questions. Is it real? Do you see the sky burning up in glorious flames or is it just me? I think I heard a whispered answer in the distance between … Continue reading

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Quadrille #38: Dream

  Cast off with fluttering sails Into forever flowing dreams Pink-candy sky opens its arms Welcoming misty-eyed adventurers   Relinquish all expectations Undreaming filters of reality Freedom to hop boundaries Possibilities balloon   Anchor hoisted Butterflies show the way Travelling … Continue reading

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Quadrille #37: Fear

  Laughingly Wishing to be twenty Fearless and gutsy Money didn’t matter Living like a madhatter Art was my feast To tame the beast Aging wasn’t a worry There was no hurry Then life stepped in I couldn’t win Now … Continue reading

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Mists of Time-Quadrille # 36: Flicker

  Mists of Time   Memories flickering in ripples Thoughts floating nowhere Harmonious disassociation Mundane trivialities vanishing   Journey to silent Being Travelling long, lost road Seeker of magical moments Hidden treasures still unknown   Silence of nature’s breath Touching … Continue reading

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Quadrille #35: Pepper

  Cherry Delight Pepper my mind With spicy words Splash of piquant Poetic tang   Squirt of lemon Comes out of nowhere Too sour in taste Take a break   Empty spaces collide Peppered with thoughts Creativity strikes   Thinking … Continue reading

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Quadrille #34: Storm

    Erupting Sky   Percolating tension Brazen drift Tumultuous clouds Curling yellow-green warning   Racing looming storm In my modern chariot Point of no return Fear tightens foolish heart   Haven comes in den of hops Searching for some … Continue reading

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Quadrille #33: Sound

  Disturbance   Captured in fabric of time Cosmic string sizzling Galactic crackle ruffling feathers   And here I sit Amongst chirping sounds Pondering magical interludes   While stellar laughter explodes Fireworks shaping galaxies Light years away   Luminosity elusive … Continue reading

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Quadrille #32: Echo

  Ripples in Time   Echoes linger softly In mindful, quiet of the mind Telling of stories, past unfolding  In younger, reckless days   Wiser self acknowledges memories  Redirects to the now Where joy is found anew   Gradually day … Continue reading

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Quadrille #31: Still

Lifetime of Waiting   Stillborn dreams Without magic of birth Hibernating in time Dispirited with standstill   Bound by life’s shackles Yearning for more Crack in the matrix Freedom unleashed   Creative curiosity Fueling stilled passion Fermenting bubbles Explode with … Continue reading

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Quadrille #30: Drizzle

  Waiting   Drizzle me a wayward dream Dripping with golden starlight Savoring blushing skies   Swing me a celestial doorway Opening with periwinkle delight Feathering spirit into flight   Light me a surging fire Eternally glowing Warming my weary … Continue reading

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Quadrille #29: Balloon

  Ancient eye watching Remembering Childhood’s boundless wonders *  Carefree curiosity Gumption ballooning Without tethers Passionate innocence *  Happily adrift In skies of blue Floating without destination On unexplored currents of life *  Timeless, ancient eyes Reaching out to small, … Continue reading

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Quadrille 44-#28: spring (v.)

Alpha Drifting mindfully into alpha Alert to elusive, microscopic spores Hibernating in mystical, dark spaces Where only mind can travel   At microsecond interface with taste of nothingness Fractal garden springs into view Revealing key to fertilizing inspiration   Pruning … Continue reading

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dVerse-Quadrille #27: Giggle

(Hubble image of Bubble Nebula-credit given to NASA)   Cosmic Wiggle Hubble sees a giant bubble Universe burbs and giggles Cosmic coincidence opens door To unexpected  permutations   Smiling bliss a blink away Kaleidoscope trees can speak like rainbows Creative … Continue reading

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dVerse-Quadrille #26: Ghostly

                                         Lost Trudging towards eve of dusk Ominous fog drifting into view Shrouding nature’s signposts Turning trees into ghostly apparitions   … Continue reading

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dVerse Poetics: Muse Mixology

Dee at dVerse Poets’ Pub has asked us to mix a poetry response using ‘bar’ words in an alternate context. Here’s my non-alcoholic offering. By the way, that’s my photograph of a fancy glass of milk in blue. Soft vespers … Continue reading

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dVerse-Quadrille #25: Dawn

(Photographic credits given to Bjorn Rudberg) Gift of dawning light Awakens sense of delight   Rhapsodies fleetingly dance In tune to each glance   Mind invigorates As if destined by the fates   Time to write a sonnet While sitting … Continue reading

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dVerse #2-Quadrille #24-Twenty-four Word Challenge: Beyond

The challenge is to include all 24 prompt words in a 44-word quadrille. Here are the words: dance, lull, bubble, grin, melt, shimmer, twist, skip, green, breeze, spill, rose, journey, jar, leaves, open, shadow, cloud, spark, cue, breath(e), scar, curl, … Continue reading

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dVerse- Quadrille #24-Whisper

Gentle whisper of a solitary teardrop Holds me spellbound   Surrendering to the moment Awe envelops my heart   Mountains speak in silence   The wind whisperingly tells of its travels Fluttering my eyelashes   A last sigh of euphoria … Continue reading

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dverse – Effervescent Explosion

Credits for original art work “New Beginning” by sylviachanart.com  Altered perception Effervescent explosion Breathless elation Intrusive layers dissolve Shivers of recognition     dverse

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Quadrille #22/dVerse-Scars

  Fleeting shadows of remembrance No longer imprisoning Yet bearing witness to one’s journey Scars on the road of life   In moments of reverie They come biding an audience Some scream, some weep Others whisper and stand back waiting … Continue reading

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