Snow boots, or: Sandals

A limerick Stubborn, I flout those "cold weather blues". What? Snow boots? Nay, I must refuse! In fact, if you must know, Those footprints in the snow Were made sandaled, for I eschew shoes! d'Verse poetics prompt: Come sing with me! At d'Verse, poets were encouraged to use at least two of the following wintry… Continue reading Snow boots, or: Sandals

Snake oil offers on WordPress

Having been actively blogging on WordPress for ~2.5 years, I've gotten my share of commercial offers via comments on my blog post. Actually, snake oil salesmen also like to employ the twin strategies of 'liking' blog posts and 'following' blogs to get people's attention... both of which I simply ignore. As far as comments with… Continue reading Snake oil offers on WordPress

Reaching for the moon, or: One giant step

A limerick Ruled by hunger, the glutton was hasty, Though the blackberry moon sure looked tasty! He reached- but grabbed only air, For rising up out of his chair Left the fat man panting, sweaty, and pasty. d'Verse poetics: Mooning around At d'Verse, writers were encouraged to select one of the following names for the… Continue reading Reaching for the moon, or: One giant step