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Photo Challenge #270 – Paper Planes

Image: Gabriel Isak When she felt alone She went to a place where she could be. Watch the small boys below her on the sand Throwing paper planes, Squealing with delight When they actually flew. To her, they represented what … Continue reading

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Wordle #216 – His Mother’s Underwear

This week’s words: Forgotten Crux Slip Deprecate Minister (also has a verb form) Bother How Heartstrings Maim Placebo Oblique Glow The whole thing would be forgotten he was sure of it. The initial embarrassment of being caught in his mother’s … Continue reading

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My Son, the Artist

As many of you might know I have a son who is doing well in the artistic world. Today an article and interview with him were published. Below is a link, which I hope works, that tells you a little … Continue reading

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Prompt Nights – Love of beauty is taste. The creation of beauty is Art

I watch as lines are drawn Criss-crossing on the concrete floor Mesmerising at first A jumble it appears of thoughts Of ideas going nowhere. This is the first of this kind Previous murals being on walls Where standing was the … Continue reading

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Check This Out

Today  the Newcastle(Australia) Herald published a story about my son’s recent art work. If you follow the link below and then watch the video you will be as amazed as I am by what he has done. http://www.theherald.com.au/story/3880758/secret-city-pool-to-make-a-splash/?cs=305

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2016 April PAD Challenge: Day 6 – The Intimacy of Pattern

Image: Lucas Grogan – Totally Fine For today’s prompt, write an ekphrastic poem. An ekphrastic poem is a poem inspired by art. A sheet of board spread on my dining room table Marks the start of another project. I watch … Continue reading

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Hump Day Poetry – Week 8 – My Son

Today marks your 29th year of life. Who’d a thought all that time ago The scrawny underweight baby Would grow into be man you have become. Who’d a thought that day two months later When you were found black and … Continue reading

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