W3 Prompt #43: Wea’ve Written Weekly

Intro Dear friends, Welcome to our W3 Poetry Prompt, which goes live on Wednesdays at The Skeptic's Kaddish. You may click here for a fuller explanation of W3; but here's the 'tldr' version: Part I The main ingredient of W3 is a weekly poem written by a Poet of the Week (PoW), which participants read… Continue reading W3 Prompt #43: Wea’ve Written Weekly

W3 Prompt #42: Wea’ve Written Weekly

Intro Dear friends, Welcome to our W3 Poetry Prompt, which goes live on Wednesdays at The Skeptic's Kaddish. You may click here for a fuller explanation of W3; but here's the 'tldr' version: Part I The main ingredient of W3 is a weekly poem written by a Poet of the Week (PoW), which participants read… Continue reading W3 Prompt #42: Wea’ve Written Weekly

W3 Prompt #41: Wea’ve Written Weekly

Intro Dear friends, Welcome to our W3 Poetry Prompt, which goes live on Wednesdays at The Skeptic's Kaddish. You may click here for a fuller explanation of W3; but here's the 'tldr' version: Part I The main ingredient of W3 is a weekly poem written by a Poet of the Week (PoW), which participants read… Continue reading W3 Prompt #41: Wea’ve Written Weekly

Cultures, or: Colonies

A Tanka concrete jungle thrives arteries stream with cultures microorganisms teem busily from bugholes colonize shifting surface W3 poetry prompt This poem was written for Jaideep Khanduja's W3 prompt, which was: Urban Landscapes Form: Tanka (5-7-5-7-7 syllables); Must include: The phrase “Concrete jungle” The poetic device of personification Goal: To bring attention to the beauty and complexities of urban landscapes… Continue reading Cultures, or: Colonies

W3 Prompt #40: Wea’ve Written Weekly

Intro Dear friends, Welcome to our W3 Poetry Prompt, which goes live on Wednesdays at The Skeptic's Kaddish. You may click here for a fuller explanation of W3; but here's the 'tldr' version: Part I The main ingredient of W3 is a weekly poem written by a Poet of the Week (PoW), which participants read… Continue reading W3 Prompt #40: Wea’ve Written Weekly

Dopamine rush, or: Rush

A limerick-riddle 'Tis why rather than workin', I verse; Sure, rhymin's fun, though such a curse! While through my mind wit romps, Per its wont with word prompts, Meeting deadlines means my verse must be terse! (What is it?) W3 poetry prompt The above limerick-riddle was written for Brandon Ellrich's W3 poetry prompt this week,… Continue reading Dopamine rush, or: Rush

W3 Prompt #39: Wea’ve Written Weekly

Intro Dear friends, Welcome to our W3 Poetry Prompt, which goes live on Wednesdays at The Skeptic's Kaddish. You may click here for a fuller explanation of W3; but here's the 'tldr' version: Part I The main ingredient of W3 is a weekly poem written by a Poet of the Week (PoW), which participants respond… Continue reading W3 Prompt #39: Wea’ve Written Weekly

Card shark, or: Writer

See the typing of the writer, I think he's angry at the lighter. Once, her flame burned ever brighter, But now she will not spark. 'Twas during that game of poker, Feeling his card plays mediocre, That he threw and, sadly, broke her (And missed intended mark). He remembers her rebounding And raucous mocking jeers… Continue reading Card shark, or: Writer