Quadrille

The Wisdom of Jack-Quadrille #127

Traded Bess for some beans,but beans are seedsplanted proudly,rooted in determination,producing something from nothing-rabbits in hats,replenishing themselves,magic fountains of youth.The seeds of knowledgeoffer the same truth,should you plant them regularly,encourage them to grow. Merril is host for d’Verse’s Quadrille #127-Planting Seeds. A quadrille is simply 44 words, excluding the title. It written as any type […]

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Quadrille # 125 Anthocyanin Angel

Anthocyanin Angel,silky soak of sanity,the bevelled glasslevels me; it steadiesafter each cerise sip.A blissful brook,a pencil’s tip,a chambré stream,wine sharpens me,smooths worry’s wrinkles,decants the divine,rewinds the loop-de-loopsof tangled vine inside my mind. Linda invited us this evening to write a dVerse’ Quadrille about one of my favorite topics, wine. So, how could I resist? Join us.

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First Fizz

Swifter than eagles! Stronger than lions! What we just went through, a dance about to begin. A thing of beauty  is a joy forever, carbonated stuff  that tickles the noise. Grab a seat, hold on tight, I’m gonna really open  her up this time. Sarah is host for d’Verse’s Monday Quadrille inspired by the word […]

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Quadrille #122 Do Not Pass Go

Do not pass Go.Head straight to jail;roll away the days in there.Grasp cold bars instead of hands.Consider the beauty of your view.Contemplate the joy of solitude,not the thickness of your bars,the partial view.Do not pass Go. This quadrille poem was prepared for d’Verse’s Quadrille #122 challenge Going, Going, Gone hosted by whimsygizmo. Join us!

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Way Opens-Quadrille Challenge 120

Way Opens When closed doors mean there’s only corridor;way opens.When evening finds you barefoot and vagrant;way opens.When faith is blown out like a birthday candle;way opens.Let go of doorknobs,depressionand dreams,chimera,oppression,and schemes. Let the way open. Lisa is host for D’Verse Quadrille (44 line poem) challenge #120, with the prompt: way. Find out more about how […]

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