Monthly Archives: August 2012

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