Category Archives: writing

Thoughts on a rose…

Reading Suzanne’s blog nudged me towards Bastet’s prompt today, for a Shadorma. This came to me quite quickly….but has nothing to do with the prompt…. Am preparing this post on iPad, and having problems so can’t link at present…I’ll try

Thoughts on a rose…

Reading Suzanne’s blog nudged me towards Bastet’s prompt today, for a Shadorma. This came to me quite quickly….but has nothing to do with the prompt…. Am preparing this post on iPad, and having problems so can’t link at present…I’ll try

Autumn…another post

I have written this in haste, rather than re-blog my previous attempt at the Englyn, which is the subject of tonight’s form over at d’Verse. Should have given myself more time, but life throws it’s spanners into the works… Autumn

Autumn…another post

I have written this in haste, rather than re-blog my previous attempt at the Englyn, which is the subject of tonight’s form over at d’Verse. Should have given myself more time, but life throws it’s spanners into the works… Autumn

Autumn unfolding

Following on from my earlier post, here’s an attempt at a postmodern poem around the same theme, in response to the prompt over at d’Verse poets today. Autumn unfolding A walk in the morning sunshine, camera in hand. Everything seems

Autumn unfolding

Following on from my earlier post, here’s an attempt at a postmodern poem around the same theme, in response to the prompt over at d’Verse poets today. Autumn unfolding A walk in the morning sunshine, camera in hand. Everything seems

Derelict 2

Well, second post of the day! I have become lazy of late, so I thought it was time to respond to the challenge at d’Verse today. Derelict Houses rise and fall, crumble, are extended, are removed, destroyed, restored. Our ruined

Derelict 2

Well, second post of the day! I have become lazy of late, so I thought it was time to respond to the challenge at d’Verse today. Derelict Houses rise and fall, crumble, are extended, are removed, destroyed, restored. Our ruined

Homage to the Cote d’Or

A new challenge for me this week, in the shape of a Celtic short poetry form, the Englyn.There are a number of different versions, I have chosen the easiest, the Englyn unodl union, consisting of four lines of ten, six,

Homage to the Cote d’Or

A new challenge for me this week, in the shape of a Celtic short poetry form, the Englyn.There are a number of different versions, I have chosen the easiest, the Englyn unodl union, consisting of four lines of ten, six,

Statue in a Summer Garden

I was recently challenged to write a poem containing both anaphoric and ekphrastic elements. Am posting the draft here for dVerse prompt today as it does contain references to summer!  Hoping it kind of fits the dVerse prompt! A Griffin

Statue in a Summer Garden

I was recently challenged to write a poem containing both anaphoric and ekphrastic elements. Am posting the draft here for dVerse prompt today as it does contain references to summer!  Hoping it kind of fits the dVerse prompt! A Griffin

Simple Pleasures

In response to a recent prompt at a poetry class, I struggled with a Kyrielle, a form that I’ve not come across before. Here’s my attempt, in draft form. I couldn’t get any inspiration, then hit on the idea of

Simple Pleasures

In response to a recent prompt at a poetry class, I struggled with a Kyrielle, a form that I’ve not come across before. Here’s my attempt, in draft form. I couldn’t get any inspiration, then hit on the idea of

Pantoum

In response to today’s prompt over at d’Verse, here is a Pantoum I wrote a while back, prompted by a photograph taken many years ago in a valley on Crete. The Priests in the Valley The chapel sits hard against

Pantoum

In response to today’s prompt over at d’Verse, here is a Pantoum I wrote a while back, prompted by a photograph taken many years ago in a valley on Crete. The Priests in the Valley The chapel sits hard against