Category Archives: Poetry

Sunday Writing Prompt: July 30: Surfacing

When she thought about it surfacing was the only alternative. Apart from the bracingly cold water The sapping of her breath There was only one way, and that was up. Broadsided by recent revelation News a problem existed. Momentarily there … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge #175 – The Bound Woman

Image: MKA Photography   There’s a woman I know Who’s bound hand and foot You see on the corner Looking which way and that. It’s not she seeks sympathy It’s just the way things are She’s there for all to … Continue reading

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Music Prompt #9: “Liability” by Lorde #amwriting #music #musicchallenge

Image: Google Images labelled for re-use. It was the way she dressed You could have guessed it was a cry For help for attention, who knows what went on in her mind. The little girl in the loud clothes Ever … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge #172 – Its Forbidden!

Image: – Mrs. White It’s forbidden to like you It’s forbidden to look at you as I do. It’s forbidden to feel for you as I do It’s forbidden to want you as I do.   In public, we are … Continue reading

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Music Prompt #8: “Calm Before The Storm” by Sarah Ross #amwriting #musicchallenge #music

https://www.youtube.com/watch?list=RDZH80uXuaZoI&v=X9d5Zd3AMIk   She asked him the question: Why did you lie? Shrugging he doesn’t know why, Or does he? It’s about saving grace Deep inside alarm bells ring out He wants her to love him To see him as a … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge #171 – Does She Dare.

Image: Natalia Fadejeva She couldn’t remember the last time everything went smoothly. Maybe it was yesterday? Last week? Last year? Now she felt it was all too late. Forces had taken hold, there was no way out. She longed for … Continue reading

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Saturday’s Mix–24 June 2017 – Shifting the Piano

The task today is to write a short prose or poetry piece that illustrates the importance of sound in the world around us. Bang, crash, hold on! Hold your end up! Ugh…can’t, thud, ugh, puffing, puffed. What’s wrong with you? … Continue reading

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