Category Archives: dVersePoets Prompt

Looking Glass – A Poem

Written for dVersePoet’s Mirror Prompt Have we met before? In what century did we meet? Why is your heart beat/ing- b A c K w A r D s on your tattered sleeve? Where is the light switch in here? … Continue reading

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Heartbeat #Poetry

My heartbeat looks like firelight Fierce and hot Burning brightly to the tempo of a Summer’s night. * In response to a prompt by dVersePoets

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The Daydreamer – A Poem

For dVersePoets: Poetics I remember the popular girls… brushing their long hair or twisting curls before class like a row of pretentious Rapunzel’s Complaining that their double zero jeans make them look fat Really, come on- what is that? I … Continue reading


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Everything – A Poem

For dVersePoets: OLN A slammed door changes everything The pain itself is nearly crippling BREATHE Every sound that follows feels like crashing bolts of internal lightning BREATHE Two trembling hands can only keep out so much sound- to pacify these … Continue reading

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Unspoken – A Poem

For dVersePoets: MTB What I offer as a whisper is often mistaken as song So I’ll sing you a story of a girl who lost her / way and stumbled along that golden road to find the spectrum light of … Continue reading

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Turquoise – A Poem

For dVersePoets: Poetics Slowly I slip my two pale city-tone feet into a blanket of warm white sand As I close my eyes to listen to the sounds of the crystal ocean I open just one eye to see the … Continue reading

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Absence – A Poem

For Boston & dVersePoets It burns to breathe, Leaning into the shadow of a faded memory- No words, just silence Exhaling the absence of nouns & verbs which billow // like a tangled stream of smoke, It burns to breathe. … Continue reading

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The Choice – A Poem

For dVersePoets: On the topic of “Irony” How many ways can you say the same name? Living like it’s Groundhog Day with a double-twist of poetic irony- How many hits can my face take Turning the proverbial cheek before I … Continue reading

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New Shoes – A Poem

For dVersePoets: Poetics Dorothy steps anxiously through the glass store door Comparing color & price for a new pair of shoes, touching here and there feeling their texture Wondering where They’ve been, Nervously – Clicking her red heels out of … Continue reading

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Against The Tide – A Sonnet

For dVersePoets: Form For All– A Sonnet. This a form I don’t believe I have ever attempted before. There is significance in the fact that the word “his” is not capitalized in the second stanza. I did “cheat” once but … Continue reading

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