life is expecting the unexpected - to tear you out of comfort zones, propel action in new directions; unseen paths beckon with promise - it just might be good for me https://wordcraftpoetry.com/2022/05/10/tankatuesday-poetry-challenge-no-273-specificform/


some daywhen I've masteredall forms of poetryI will feel blessed by the MakerGod's Grace God's Gracewill be neededagain, when I hunt forpublishers, opportunities,success Successdefined and howwhere does it lie - in fame,money or creativitymy call my callmay be to teachall that I learnt hard wayand there won't be any studentsWho cares? Who careswhen publisherscall poetry … Continue reading Poetry

Reena’s Xploration Challenge #229

PROMPT #229 Welcome back to a multi-layered world! Nothing is as it seems to be on the surface. Well, I had almost zeroed down on the word Layers to be used as a weekly prompt, but then another thought struck. I'm not sure if it is better or bad. The prompt line for this week … Continue reading Reena’s Xploration Challenge #229


Lifeis notbroken-ness-this disconnectwith my real selfmy inner bonding fallsapart, makes me see black holesin the universe - only toblame others for perceived pathos - andsplinters of false self image pierce the soula wisp of smoke expecting handshakeshow can responses be real,when acts emanate from ashadow self? Acceptancecontinuationof value inlife till wewelcomeDeath https://dversepoets.com/2022/05/03/dverse-poetics-small-change-or-big-bucks/


adore freshness, understand transitorinessanything that's fresh has a short spanfrozen smiles in sub-zero climesas good as Egyptian mummies anything that's fresh has a short spantheir value shifts on a long rideas good as Egyptian mummiessalute them for joys they spread their value shifts on a long rideknow where they started, how you metsalute them for … Continue reading Freshness


The form used is EP Johnson Quintet The form is stanzaic, consisting of two or more quintets. It is of Canadian origin. The rhyme scheme is abbba accca…etc.  (Indicating that the ending words of L1 and L5 are repeated in each stanza.) It is syllabic: 8/9/9/9/8 Can this ever be home for me? I look at teal and … Continue reading Incompatible


rolling stones gather no moss smoothness facilitates motion adaptability to different terrains nominates them for victory static rocks acquire character -are worshiped for history they support -till they forget worlds beyond their compressed energy suffocates - unaware that release is possible they can live again… https://dversepoets.com/2022/05/02/quadrille-2/