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‘Let it Snow’ Prompt

It’s the first of December, quite apt for taking a look at Lady Jabberwocky’s prompt for the Week ‘Let it Snow, Let it Snow, Let it Snow’. She suggests writing a poem with ‘snow’ in the setting, see below: here is mine:

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712-1778), (Not to be confused with the Belgian independent film director with the same name), was born on 28th June in 1712, he was raised by his father as his mother died 9 days following his birth. He was a philosopher, writer, and composer. His political philosophy influenced the progress of the EnlightenmentContinue reading “Jean-Jacques Rousseau”

Weekend Prompt – ‘Mudlark’

For this weekend Prompt, Sammi has given the word of ‘mudlark’ to get our creative juices flowing – to write a poem or prose which features this word or a derivative of it in exactly 52 words. Here is my poem of 52 words:

Prompt for the Week

Lady Jabberwocky’s prompt for this week is ‘Writer Self Love and Appreciation’ see below: and here is my poem:

THE DEATH OF THE PRESIDENT

Sadly, on this day, 22nd November 1963, President John F. Kennedy died. In the autumn of 1963, President John F. Kennedy and his advisers had started planning for the next presidential campaign. On November 12th, he held the first important political planning meeting where JFK stressed the importance of winning Florida and Texas and discussedContinue reading “THE DEATH OF THE PRESIDENT”

Weekend Prompt

For this weekend Prompt, Sammi has given the word of ‘blue’ to get our creative juices flowing – to write a poem or prose using this word or a derivative of it in exactly 38 words. Here is my effort:

Lewis Carroll

Lewis Carroll (real name Charles Lutwidge Dodgson) was born on January 27, 1832, he was a person who, through his varied writing styles and power of communication, struck the imagination of children and adults alike. His best-known works, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (1865), Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There (1872) are still enjoyedContinue reading “Lewis Carroll”

You are Enough

We are all forced to face the idea of ‘perfection’ every day, so no wonder we feel we are not good enough. Perfection doesn’t exist and we can waste precious time trying to get to that unreachable point. By chance I came across the above Jacob Nordby quote which I love and from this IContinue reading “You are Enough”

Prompt for the Week

Lady Jabberwocky’s prompt for this week is ‘Where We Lay Our Scene’ see link below: and here is my offering:

Remembrance Day

Today is Remembrance Sunday, each year honour is paid to the members of the Armed Forces who have served their country and we pay respects to the fallen who have given their lives in defence of our freedom. It is at this time we naturally turn to the War Poets as we reflect on theContinue reading “Remembrance Day”

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