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W3 – Happy Winnie the Pooh Day

Hi Weavers, this week David has shared the POW, Denise DeVries’s great poem ‘Generation Gap’, https://skepticskaddish.com/2023/01/18/w3-prompt-38-weave-written-weekly/ Denise’s prompt is to write the first line of our poem using a word generator, followed by between 2 and 18 lines of our own – great idea! I used the Poem generator for my first line, which inContinue reading “W3 – Happy Winnie the Pooh Day”

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dVerse Poetics

Happy new year everyone, Merril is the host at dVerse Poetics and she has given us a list of Podcast titles, we are to choose at least two titles, and write a poem including the exact words within the poem. The word order of the title must be retained, but you can punctuate the longerContinue reading “dVerse Poetics”

Prosery – Tulips & Chimneys

Hi, Linda is hosting dVerse’s Prosery, where we are invited to write prose incorporating part of a poem, in 144 words. The prompt comes from Tulips & Chimneys, by E. E. Cummings, ‘In the street of the sky night walks scattering poems.’ Here is my piece of flash fiction, thanks for looking 🙂

W3

Hello ‘Weavers’, welcome to W3 prompt hosted by David, the Skeptic Kaddish: https://skepticskaddish.com/2022/10/05/w3-prompt-23-weave-written-weekly/, I am really happy the chosen POW is Steven S Wallace, his prompt is to write a poem after reading the short poem ‘Superiority to Fate’ by one of my favourite poets Emily Dickinson. Here is my poem ‘Inferiority to destiny’, thanksContinue reading “W3”

Bryant

Hi, again I am taking on one of murisopsis’s poetry forms from, ‘My Name scavenger hunt’, see link: https://murisopsis.wordpress.com/2022/08/31/looking-at-names/ This is the penultimate one for me, the Bryant, in 1977 Viola Berg described the Bryant, as observations of nature as metaphor for the social and political world around us. This stanzaic form is patterned afterContinue reading “Bryant”

Green Roots

Hi my poem Green Roots was published last week, in The Festival for Poetry, the site is worth looking at if you like submitting your pieces: https://festivalforpoetry.com/ Green Roots Leaving behind my nan’sembroidered tablecloth,I find the garden gate has its ownweathered patina and thatthe grass has stained my pumps. Under giant umbrella plantsmy childhood wasContinue reading “Green Roots”

The Emmett

Hi, hope you are having an enjoyable weekend, the inspiration for this poem is once more from murisopsis and her post ‘My Name scavenger hunt’, where she has selected a number of poetry forms which have names, please see link: https://murisopsis.wordpress.com/2022/08/31/looking-at-names/ Today I have chosen, ‘The Emmett’, created by Dorothy Hester in 2012, titled afterContinue reading “The Emmett”

dVerse

Hi, I always seem to come late to this! But this week dVerse is hosted by Merril from southern New Jersey, and she is spicing things up. We are invited to write a poem taking the names from a list of spices provided (see link: https://dversepoets.com/2022/09/20/poetics-spicing-it-up/). I found it so much fun 🙂 Here isContinue reading “dVerse”