Author Archives: Michael

Wordle #293 – In the Mirror.

Mirror, toss/tossing, troubled, clock, dawn, after, willing, unceasing, stairs, brow, turning, creaking I tossed a casual glance at the mirror. I was troubled. I found it troubling. The clock behind me reminded me that time moves on The dawn will … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #200 – Carson’s Pond

The stories about Carson’s Pond had been around for years. It was stinky, dangerous and harboured evil creatures that if they caught you would eat out your eyes. It was all part of the myth of the pond. Crazy Colin … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge – #199 – Boat Parking

There was a rumour going around that a killer tide was coming in. So everyone at the marina moved their boats to higher ground. No one knew what a killer tide actually was, but the rumour was laced with enough … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge #429 – My Hope

This is me some days, Not on the inside trying to get out But on the outside wanting to get in. It’s getting harder Opportunity is still a distant goal. Nature is having its say, Whether or not to fight … Continue reading

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Truthful Tuesday – 2nd August

Birth Control – Yes or No I was brought up in a Catholic family in a very Catholic world. We were taught that basically as Monty Python said, that every little sperm counts. However, when I was married and babies … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge #425 – Tosca (the dog not the Opera).

Tosca, the dog, not the opera, stood staunchly guarding her domain. Standing on the back veranda she surveyed her kingdom with a quiet reserve ready to strike at any moment should her world be invaded. Her owners were loving folk, … Continue reading

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What Do You See #145 – 1st August – Barry

His name was Barry and he lived not far from me in an old house that seemed to be sinking into the ground. He was for the most part a poor miserable soul. Any time you inquired as to his … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #194 – Time

There’s the thing about time. It keeps on, you can’t replay the past. I find it irritating that it ticks away oblivious to how I feel and what effect it is having on me. It is the joke of the … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #182 – Self-Isolation

I’m locked inside at the moment. It’s called self-isolation as I have tested positive for Covid. Last week I was in Tasmania on a touring holiday with two friends. This week I’m holed up at home. It was a wonderful … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge – #178 – A Brick in the Wall

As I’ve wandered through life I’ve become more and more aware that if life was a wall then I’m just another brick in the wall. We are all part of a whole. Life is a myriad of components multitudinous in … Continue reading

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