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W3 Poetry Prompt

Hi, this is the 5th W3 prompt hosted by David (see link below), the poem prompt is by murisopsis entitled ‘Finding a voice’ which inspired my short poem below. The guidelines being to write a monorhyme poem of 4 lines or more, thanks for looking: and for those of you are a fan of theContinue reading “W3 Poetry Prompt”

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World Bee Day

Hi, today May 20th is World Bee Day, and the theme for World Bee Day 2022 is ‘Bee engaged: Build Back Better for Bees’. The United Nations is keen for people to think about bees as we rebuild our lives following the COVID-19 pandemic, develop awareness of beekeeping and the importance of bee-derived products. WeContinue reading “World Bee Day”

The Winter Solstice

The winter solstice, (also called the hibernal solstice), occurs when either of Earth’s poles reaches its maximum tilt away from the Sun and today 21st December is that day for us in the Northern Hemisphere. Since prehistoric times, the winter solstice has been a significant time of year in many cultures, marked by festivals andContinue reading “The Winter Solstice”

Zen Inspiration for Poetry

The origin of Zen – The Buddha is said to have given a “silent sermon”, he held up a flower and gazed at it, after a while, a monk called Mahakasyapa, began to smile. He is said to have been the only one who had understood the sermon. According to legend, that smile (that isContinue reading “Zen Inspiration for Poetry”