Category Archives: Poetry

Photo Challenge #233 – My Story

Image: Kaia Pieters She wasn’t one for verbose comment Some would say she was a visual learner Preferring to say it in image, not words. She carried the scars of a lifelong lived. Words were beaten out of her; To … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver #191 – The Race Against Time – 4th October – An Old Man’s Race

The old man knew the race was well and truly on. His days he knew were limited, that was reality, But still, he nurtured the belief that love would come his way. He didn’t know how, or when or with … Continue reading

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FOWC with Fandango — Traffic

Bumper to bumper, row upon row, The woman in front on her phone Not watching, not concentrating, As we progress, she’s somewhere off with the fairies. Around me, there is a sense of resignation As inch by inch we move, … Continue reading

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JSW Prompt 10-1-2018 – Almost Lovable.

You arrived at a most inopportune time Life for me was not good, fate was conspiring against me The torment I felt must have shown on my face I’m embarrassed by what transpired.   Something that must have appeared trivial … Continue reading

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Sunday Writing Prompt “Lady Lazarus- Sylvia Plath”

The crazy woman looked up from her diary Pen in hand, eyes a million miles away She smirked, jotted a word or two Her tongue out the side of her mouth Her mind on an incident from long ago.   … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge #229 – Resilience

Image: – Annija Veldre She faced everything thrown at her The abuse of ‘loved ones’ The trauma of suffering The moments of despair. Slowly they wore her down The fight in her whittled away She succumbed, retreated Faded from the … Continue reading

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Sunday Writing Prompt “Pablo Neruda- If You Forget Me.”

If you forget me I’d ask, What did I mean to you? If you forget me, I’d ask you When did you know you did? It was all about acceptance The little things that endeared me to you Your endless … Continue reading

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