Greetings, my poetical friends. De here (aka WhimsyGizmo). It’s my turn to host my new favorite prompt, the Quadrille, where we nudge you to pen just 44 words, including a word of our choosing.

Today, I want you to write a poem of exactly 44 words (not counting your title), including the word spill.

Spill the beans. Spill us some ink. Spill us your heart. Write about the horrors of an oil spill, or the bruised ego that came from a silly spill on your bicycle. Use it as a noun. Use it as a verb. And don’t cry over spilt – you can use that, too.

I’ll leave you with the inspiration of my favorite spill of blue, Lake Tahoe.

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Ready to spill your Quadrille?
– Let your words (44 of ’em, to be exact) spill over.
– Put your poem on your blog and link back to this post.
– Link it up to our Mr. Linky.
– Visit other blogs. Enjoy some amazing poets. Comment. Come back later this week and write another one, and visit some more. Comment some more. Spill all you want. We’ll be writing – and reading – all week!