Monthly Archives: May 2014

Poetry Prompt 26 – Modern fairy-tale

Maisie can you run over to Grandmas? I promised her cakes with chocolate and cream. She has a visitor coming in for tea She is so old she can’t get around.   Grandma is aging, her sight is not good … Continue reading

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Wordle #10 – The Night of the Honey

It became known as the night of the honey. A strange case of the girl found drowned in a pool of honey. Or so it looked. I had been called in as an expert investigator. I’d been around a few … Continue reading

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Poetry Prompt 25 – Extended Metaphor – Enigma

I am my own enigma. I always have been. I struggle to be ‘normal, I know I am not as other men For I don’t behave as others I stand apart and I am ok with that. My son has … Continue reading

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Prompt 57 Shock and A Seething Rise To Vengeance – Malevolence

You led me a merry dance, For nigh on twenty years, you kept at it. Even when it was over Like a hand from the grave You actively pursued me Dragging me deeper Into the morass of your world Doing … Continue reading

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Fairytale Prompt #9 – Down the Rabbit Hole

I followed the rabbit to the bottom of our garden where I found the most extraordinary thing. Just past the old mulberry tree there was a small hole. I was sure it wasn’t there the last time I ventured to … Continue reading

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Prompt for SoCS May 24/14 – With/without – My Meds!

I can’t remember which part of the journey it was that the thought occurred to me. You know that nagging thought that you’ve left the iron on, the stove on high, the cat inside without food those hundred and one … Continue reading

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Poetry Prompt 23 – One Word Title – Remember

Remember my boy we are all very different We will not all write with the same pen as you For how deadly boring would that be?   Remember you will grow up, some days from now And discover new ways … Continue reading

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Poem 121 – Poetry Confuses Me

My poetry is lacking It’s confusing I know it is. I struggle with form I toil with rhyme I’m so lost most of the time. As for metaphor I am a rabbit caught in headlights. Similes I’m just as puzzled … Continue reading

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Poetry Prompt 21 – Strip Tease! – Mona’s Night In.

Mona Moisey was on her last legs She had tried so often to interest Harry The man she loved and had wanted to marry.   She knew she was never to be Miss World But she had within her much … Continue reading

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Poetry Prompt 20 – How We Met

Cats as I recall Mysterious house Naïve boys who became men A story we embraced The fun of the chase Where to next? Will you? Do you want? Ideas, no luck Yes there’s one Lets do that. Initial nerves Hesitant … Continue reading

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