Feeling Connected

Feeling Connected Someone asked me this week what I meant when I said I needed to feel connected. I am not sure I gave a very good answer at the time, so I went to the dictionary and looked up definitions of three related words connection, acknowledge, and valued. These three seems to go together […]

Feeling Connected

Heavenly Delight – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

At dVerse Linda is hosting the Quadrille (44 words) with an invitation to use the word browse in a poem. dVerse Poets – Quadrille – Out Of The Meadow’s Browse Photo: Viet0408 on pixabay.com “The garden of love is green without limits ….” Rumi Heavenly Delight Today I passed by and saw your gate was […]

Heavenly Delight – a poem by Paul Vincent Cannon

And you Follow

Reflection, Odilon Redon And you Follow A thousand lies festerunder rocks, spreading like mold and Death whispersfrom a shadowed ship sailing midnight seas– ask me a secret in the darknesscarried on the lonely wind, what if this is all? Ask me againin the birdsoft blue of day after the moon has scattered her pearlsacross the […]

And you Follow

Knowing – poem/poetic prose by Gabriela Marie Milton and an update on Wounds I Healed: The Poetry of Strong Women

Corsica – beach Knowing – poem/poetic prose by Gabriela Marie Milton Around me “all-knowing” people. Happy because they think they know. Yet what brings them happiness is what they do not know. Ignorance repeats itself with the precision with which Big Ben tells the time. These days the child has an imaginary friend called Li Boo. […]

Knowing – poem/poetic prose by Gabriela Marie Milton and an update on Wounds I Healed: The Poetry of Strong Women

The Empowered Target

You drummed your propaganda into my head You attempted to fill me full of fear and dread You thought you’d forever put me to sleep By filling my ears with your words so cheap But I eventually stirred, yawned, and awoke Eventually released myself from your yoke Got rid of your anchor and changed my […]

The Empowered Target

First Kiss #poetry #dVerse + WIH update!

As I browse through the catalogueof our enchanted moments,I cast my mind back to that first kiss: Bliss! So chaste and pure, yet shot through withthe promise of much more So happy we have come this far:have come to this. © 2022 experimentsinfiction.com. All Rights Reserved. Written for dVerse Tonight, Linda hosts quadrille, where we write […]

First Kiss #poetry #dVerse + WIH update!


Sorry –so much inadequacybundled into one wordas if five letterscan conveydepths of regret,shock, dismay Seems I am the sparkto your lighter fluid –unintentional, I swear Still reelingfrom the aftermathof the explosion Attempting todeconstruct theformula –precautionary I am sorry –that you are enraged,that you are so obviously disappointedthat you are consumed with resentment –except, it is […]


Random Word Poetry: The Voyage

Odilon Redon, Flower Clouds The Voyage Some seek the omniscient,yet even stars die. There is noall-knowing. I am on, not a race, but a voyage,swaying, tranquil, sharp, teeny, huge,redundant—and full of surprises—a snap, a glow,like a blue-eyed starefrom a black-and-white portrait. A journey that weighs the ancientand the now. Not apathetic,aware. Savoring the bite of […]

Random Word Poetry: The Voyage

Memorial Day Tribute – Richard A. Polley (1948 – 1968)

Memorial Day is designated as a day for the United States to mourn all U.S. military personnel who died while serving in the United States armed forces.  Memorial Day is observed as a federal holiday in the U.S. on the last Monday of May. Though the wisdom of some military conflicts may be questionable, those we honor today made […]

Memorial Day Tribute – Richard A. Polley (1948 – 1968)