Category Archives: Poetry

Saturday Mix – Lucky Dip, 23 February 2019

The Saturday Mix this week is: An Acrostic Poem Acrostic Poetry is where the first letter of each line spells a word. The topic is up to us. https://wordpress.com/read/feeds/19271780/posts/2183111304 Night Falls Night falls, Images cluster Gathering form to Haunt my … Continue reading

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Sleep

Sleep: Eyes closed, Darkness not Quite absolute. Shadows dance behind Eyelids paper Thin with age. Rest now, Sleep.

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For Valentine’s Day

Roses and chocolates aren’t just for young romantics you know! I wrote this in 2016 Roses are red, violets are blue, I’ve hidden the boxes of chocolates from you. To help with your diet, at least for a day, We’ll … Continue reading

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Elfchen

This is a poetry format brought to my attention by Sadje @ keepitalive. An elfchen is an 11 word poem written in 5 lines— Line 1=1word,  Line 2=2words,  Line 3=3words, Line 4=4 words,  Line 5 =1 word.  Lines 1 and … Continue reading

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Hubby’s challenge!

Hubby has thrown me a challenge which will completely lower the tone of my blog, so you have been warned! He’s dared me to write a poem………………. Hubby said he needed a poo, And headed promptly for the loo Armed … Continue reading

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January 31: Flash Fiction Challenge

This week our photo is from George C. Bailey Photography 2019 January 31, 2019, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about sea mist. How does it create an environment for a story? It can set … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge #249

Nekneeraj has given us this picture by an unknown artist today. https://wordpress.com/read/feeds/19271780/posts/2152467928 The Eyes of Death look downward, Sadness apparent in an empty stare, Once it had been magnificent, A structure of standing beyond compare. Who needs a wall, a … Continue reading

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