Tag: poetry

Rain, soil, happiness, home

I love word challenge posts, so here’s my post on today’s three words.  I decided to write a poem today. Hope you enjoy it. The three words are home, soil and rain.

Daily post: Is there a sailor?

‘Open your nearest book to page 82. Take the third full sentence on the page, and work it into a post somehow.’ Jeez that’s a hard daily post. My nearest book is Terry Pratchett!

My life: Everything created ME

Seems like a simple question: who are you? But it is a difficult one to answer in one short(ish) blog post. Perhaps I need to get started on that book I keep saying I will write. 

A poem by memory? A lion springs to mind!

This daily post created an immediate response in my unconscious mind: The Lion and Albert by Marriott Edgar. This poem MUST be read in a English Lancastrian accent, for full effect! I used it, when I used to teach, many many times as an… Continue Reading “A poem by memory? A lion springs to mind!”

3 Words A Day: look within you

3 Words a Day: I have to choose three of the following and include them in a post: silence familiar everyone doctor incident* Here’s mine: 

Life is a series of beginnings and endings

Interesting daily prompt: ‘Life is a series of beginnings and endings. We leave one job to start another; we quit cities, countries, or continents for a fresh start; we leave lovers and begin new relationships. What was the last thing you contemplated leaving?’