Day: April 8, 2022


#TasteTheRainbow – Syllabic Poetry with Color in response to Colleen’s ‘Tanka Tuesday’ prompt.Glaucous

The Invitation

Venus, Mars, and Saturn. The InvitationBy Timothy Price Jake was high as a kite when he walked into the convenience store. After looking around nervously to assure himself there was no one there besides the clerk, he walked up to the counter, pulled out a pistol, and demanded all the cash in the drawer. Before … Continue reading The Invitation

Old-fashioned Sponge Pudding

Occasionally, an old recipe surprises me. A hundred-year-old recipe for Sponge Pudding called for putting the pudding mixture in a casserole dish, sitting it in a pan of hot water, and then baking in the oven, I thought that the Sponge Pudding would be a baked custard-style pudding, or maybe similar to the filling of … Continue reading Old-fashioned Sponge Pudding

Finding – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

At dVerse Sarah is hosting poetics with an invitation to use repetition or anaphora in a poem, using one word from a list of nine verbs, I chose – lose. dVerse Poets – Poetics – A Little Repetition Photo: from “Losing an illusion makes you wiser than finding a truth.” Ludwig Borne Finding To … Continue reading Finding – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

Wounds I Healed: The Poetry of Strong Women #Cover Reveal #Poetry Anthology

Cover Design/ArtWork @2022 Experiments in Fiction/ Nick Reeves Dear All, Thank you for your submissions to the anthology Wounds I Healed: The Poetry of Strong Women. I am privileged and honored to be your editor. Your poems and your talent brought me to tears. Thank you to our publisher Ingrid Wilson, and to Nick Reeves … Continue reading Wounds I Healed: The Poetry of Strong Women #Cover Reveal #Poetry Anthology

Ukrainians count dead after weeks in basement Ukrainians count dead after weeks in basement The names of the dead are scrawled on the peeling wall of a school basement in Yahidne, a village north of Kyiv. Residents say more than 300 people were trapped for weeks here by Russian occupiers. Russia #Ukraine #Kyiv #Yahidne #News #Reuters Subscribe: Reuters brings you … Continue reading Ukrainians count dead after weeks in basement

Behind the Veil – #poetry #NaPoWriMo

I stand upon the mountain, high And watch the moon command the sky Most times I sit and wonder why No one else sees what I see Fireflies, dancing in the night A sunset of color provides the light I try my best, with all my might To let my soul be free I brought … Continue reading Behind the Veil – #poetry #NaPoWriMo

April 2022 Poetry Challenge

Welcome to the April edition of the Fake Flamenco Poetry Challenge. Last week I took my first full week break from blogging in a year. After two days in Minneapolis and three days in the north woods with family, I feel refreshed. This month our form is called Prime (Numeral) Verse –my first time inventing … Continue reading April 2022 Poetry Challenge

Love❤️ #choka

The sight of two soulspeeked into the depths of eyeslove’s stimulatedlove affair matches the souland the heart is lovethat turns the world upside downit’s a great successorgans feel the sense of lovelovers love the red colour ©️ Jane Aguiar Pic Credit:Pinterest Written in response to: ⭐Choka: Choka of nine lines is 5/7/5/7/5/7/5/7/7. This is … Continue reading Love❤️ #choka

Potatoes and Desperately Danish

Do you think of the Irish famine or Germany when it comes to potatoes? Continuing on discussing vernacular language and strange idioms, Google threw this up at me today: I am Danish and might sometimes be a surt løg (a sour onion) read: a grumpy, critical person, although never as self-confessed as my blogger friend … Continue reading Potatoes and Desperately Danish