Monthly Archives: November 2014

Prompt #83 “Won” – When Darkness Descends

You wont live forever No one will It’s an illusion to think so. You can be here one day Perfectly healthy Enjoying life And gone the next. Don’t ever think you have to be sick to die. It was a … Continue reading

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OpenLinkNight – November 2014 – The Unthinkable

It’s thrilling when the unorthodox Triumphs over the orthodox. I watched you as a boy playing Toying with opposition bowlers Your flashing bat smashing the ball The boundaries around the field. I suffered your disappointments Celebrated your successes The youngest … Continue reading

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Fairytale #36 – A Touch of the Grimm

‘You should be thankful for all you have,’ the mother said to her forlorn son. ‘You may not have the latest iPod nor an IPhone but you have food in your belly and a roof over your head.’ The boy … Continue reading

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MeetingTheBar: Thanksgiving Turkey with a side of Poetry – Thankful

Brrrrrrrrrring My alarm awakens me I am thankful. Out of bed I manage to get vertical I am thankful. I remember where the bathroom is I am thankful. My old house creaks its recognition of me I am thankful. I … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge #36 “Sheep Control” Officer Jersy.

Officer Jersy sat astride his Giant Jezersko–Solčava sheep Believing all along that it was a horse But with an exceptionally comfy fluffy seat. Little did he realise The metaphor he had created When he tied the noose around his neck. … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver’s Prompt #36 “Sea of Otherwordly Stars”

I’m all I have. I look around And there I am. I’ve learnt to get along with myself The I’m not talking The tantrums with oneself Is a bit over indulgent. I have found another side to me One who … Continue reading

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Mondays Finish the Story – November 24th, 2014

Finish the story that begins with: “Dance as if no one is watching,” she called. “It’s your last chance.” I knew what she meant. The meteor was getting closer and impact was expected any day. I looked across the room … Continue reading

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Wordle #36 – Duped Again

This weeks words – Halo, Susurrus (a soft murmuring), Deep, Bijou (something small, delicate, and exquisitely wrought, a jewel) Helical (spiral, having the form of a helix), Chasm, Orchid, Fall, Etch Copper, Root, Effable (expressible) I should have known better … Continue reading

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Prompt #82 “Aware” – A Moment in Time

I walked in hills of unexpected beauty Steep slopes Stepped to carry me To heights above roads Where minute people wandered To and fro Infinitesimal. A universe in which Language and tradition Dictated the day to day Actions of so … Continue reading

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Kowange festival

Bang went the drums Streamers flying Costumes a riot of colour Dancing their way Up a street lined with supporters Soaking up the atmosphere The infectious energy Of a hundred and more Celebrating internationality The rejoicing in a world of … Continue reading

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