Let’s Collaborate!

Just wanted to say how excited I was to be interviewed by Ericka Arthur last week as part of her #WriterCrushWednesday feature. Taking the time to answer her questions was quite the pleasure. You can read the full interview here: https://authenticiteespeaks.com/2018/05/16/meet-poet-devereaux-frazier-an-aspergians-chemical-romance/ Back in February, I teamed up with the Brianna, daughter of the fabulous Michelle … Continue reading Let’s Collaborate!

#OcPoWriMo Day Thirty One: Eternal, an Aubade

(Check out my Day Thirty prompt here https://marylandpoetblog.wordpress.com/2016/10/31/ocpowimo-day-thirty-prompt-simplicity-an-onda-mel/) Yep. I know this is an odd picture to use for a poetry prompt (the part of Call Of Duty: Black Ops III, where the player and Kane (the woman dying) discover the Coalescence facility and the cause of the disaster in Singapore that killed 300,000 people), … Continue reading #OcPoWriMo Day Thirty One: Eternal, an Aubade

#OcPoWiMo Day Thirty Prompt: Simplicity, an Onda Mel

( Check out my Day Twenty Nine prompt here: https://marylandpoetblog.wordpress.com/2016/10/30/ocpowrimo-day-twenty-nine-prompt-upside-down/) Walking through the darkening night Going off dreams Not what it seems Simplicity becomes a fright   When you cannot see your way home When paths are gone When paths are long When you're finding yourself alone   The Onda Mel is an invented verse … Continue reading #OcPoWiMo Day Thirty Prompt: Simplicity, an Onda Mel

#OcPoWriMo Day Twenty Nine Prompt: Upside Down

(Check out my Day 28 prompt: https://marylandpoetblog.wordpress.com/2016/10/29/ocpowrimo-day-twenty-eight-prompt-sea-shells/)     Yes, I have Aspergers I cannot read social cues I cannot make eye contact but I want friends. I'm upside down. Pensee found in the Caulkins Handbook stresses exact syllable count and strong end words. This invented verse form was first introduced by American poet and … Continue reading #OcPoWriMo Day Twenty Nine Prompt: Upside Down

#OcPoWriMo Day Twenty Eight Prompt: Sea Shells

(Check out my Day 27 prompt here: https://marylandpoetblog.wordpress.com/2016/10/28/ocpowrimo-day-twenty-seven-prompt-favorite-scent-a-sweetbriar/) Sea shells by the calm sea Their meaning is great to me because they could listen to what Aspergers kept from me Pensee found in the Caulkins Handbook stresses exact syllable count and strong end words. This invented verse form was first introduced by American poet and … Continue reading #OcPoWriMo Day Twenty Eight Prompt: Sea Shells

#OcPoWriMo Day Twenty Seven Prompt: Favorite Scent, A Sweetbriar

Roses so red With love I'm led tasting your body's wine Sweetness you've bred a pretty bed Flower garden, you're mine Sweetbriar is a stanzaic invented form similar to the Minuette. It uses only 1 rhyme and was created by Viola Berg. The Sweetbriar is: stanzaic, written in 2 sixains. syllabic, 4-4-6-4-4-6 syllables per line. … Continue reading #OcPoWriMo Day Twenty Seven Prompt: Favorite Scent, A Sweetbriar

#OcPoWriMo Day 25 and 26 prompts: Bleeding, and abandoned

(Check out my Day 24 prompt here: https://marylandpoetblog.wordpress.com/2016/10/25/octpowrimo-day-twenty-four-prompt-fantastical/) The surface is still and little stirs underneath the brown tinged waters There's baby splinters caught in my sweater I'm so far along the clickty-clackity rail of abandon that knuckles dyed with crimson blood isn't close to a worthy ransom Palette  creates a vivid word painting within … Continue reading #OcPoWriMo Day 25 and 26 prompts: Bleeding, and abandoned

#OctPoWriMo Day Twenty Three Prompt: Undoubtedly

I'd marry you Undoubtedly True love doesn't present in the way everyone expects it Be okay letting love find you Pensee found in the Caulkins Handbook stresses exact syllable count and strong end words. This invented verse form was first introduced by American poet and educator, Alice Spokes. It can be found on line at … Continue reading #OctPoWriMo Day Twenty Three Prompt: Undoubtedly

#OctPoWriMo Day Seventeen Prompt: Savory

  Your love is like chocolate cake, so sweet and the words you speak are like a fine wine but savory is your slyness, and meeting you for the first time, I was in your fishing line The Tango is an invented stanzaic form introduced by Chiquita LoJuana Gonzolas Sills. The Tango is: stanzaic, written … Continue reading #OctPoWriMo Day Seventeen Prompt: Savory

#OcPoWriMo Day Sixteen Prompt: In-Depth

  In depth did I study everything about your love and somehow I was still deceived you were waiting for me to fail Pensee found in the Caulkins Handbook stresses exact syllable count and strong end words. This invented verse form was first introduced by American poet and educator, Alice Spokes. It can be found … Continue reading #OcPoWriMo Day Sixteen Prompt: In-Depth