Truckie's Idyll Wrap me in kitsch this adumbral night; purple me with stars and a step-through moon. Set me to rolling milestone swift, swath-bottomed and cone-eyed, trundling beneath branches that crowd like puzzle pieces, roadside grasses breathe me in and out - feathered lungs fanfaring dreams Written for dVerse - Mish's Quadrille prompt "wrap"
Tag: 44 words
we say: cast out the man with lantern eyes & brows spelling thunder who slows the deathly flooding in your child blood of blood, sweet woman count not the broken phials and strewn violence! banish him Ausländische Prinzessin! A mother's love is but hysteria. Written for the Sanaa's dVerse Quadrille prompt "Casting a Poetic Spell"
school pick up
pumpernickel sky, low cut & dense grinding its heels in the carpark lights are on browsed by white teeth; the sleety rain splintering your hood, umbrella tick & charcoal puddles find traces of dry humour breathe hah hah! your hands are bloodless and burning Written for dVerse quadrille with Linda Lee Lyberg "browse"
Blackberrying in the pine forest splattered lime light the confetti of butterflies in blackberry tangle two khaki boots blue eyes sing of velvet fat juice like purple blood or thumb and thorn happy dichotomy dog and human melded in quiet veritas under this salt sky Written for dVerse quadrille with Whimsy Gizmo (use the word … Continue reading #quadrille 146
dVerse Quadrille – linger
Pinkly round, peeking over a frolic of green grass tips a galah's head sails like our planet - the way its unique blue crests space's darkness Bird and I linger flicked by lithe shadows' gauzy streamers. We are both pretending Earth's serenity. Unflappable orbit. Written for Linda's dVerse prompt Quadrille #136 "Let's Linger"
These myriad drops tapping my jacket soaking my jeans, and the propped dog legs akimbo, shakes from ears to tail progressively. Tying my shoelace, the knot oozes water like a squeezed rag; I remember last night’s moon arcing through gauze the wring of light. Challenge from Mish at dVerse: Write a poem of exactly 44 … Continue reading Quadrille #124