Quadrille #78: Rise


Hi, everyone. It’s Quadrille Monday! This is a dVerse creation—a poem of exactly 44 words, not including the title. It must contain the given word. The poem can take any form: rhymed, free verse, or even a Haibun.

I often think of the quadrille as a sort of fun poem, and perhaps this can be a rest from writing villanelles and other tricky forms. But a quadrille can be serious, too. I’m giving you a word that will allow for all sorts of possibilities. Can you to rise to the occasion?

Yes, I’m asking you to use the word rise. April here is a month of plants rising from the ground. But when I started thinking about it, I came up with so many ways the word can be used. Bread dough rises—and matzoh does not. Balloons, birds, kites, airplanes, and spaceships all rise into the sky. Perhaps a thought…

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RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #250 Action&Friction

But I Smile Anyway...

Ronovan’s Haiku prompt this week:

Action & Friction

More a senryu again this week, and a little saucy!

Getting some action
Quickly, whilst noone's watching
But ouch! Friction burns!

Ritu 2019

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