De (WhimsyGizmo) here, and right on cue, it’s time for my favorite prompt, the Quadrille, in which we write a poem of exactly 44 words, including one required word.

Today’s new Q is the word cue.

Cue the opening music. Cue the closing credits. Miss your cue. Write about the best ’cue (BBQ) you ever ate. (Mmmmmm.) Make it a verb, a noun, or an adjective (cue stick, as in pool.) Get all fancy with some curli-

My amazing poetical friends, this is your cue to write something of exactly 44 words, including the word “cue.” If you’re a word rebel, get creative and use a homophone: queue (to stand in line, or the line you’re standing in), or format your poem as a Q&A.

Play around with it, and have some fun. Just make sure to take your cue from the prompt, and write a poem of exactly 44 words long (not including the title.)


New to the Q? Here’s how to play:

– Write a poem of exactly 44 words, including the word cue (or queue, or Q).
– 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. The Q is open all week!