Friday Fictioneers

Hi everyone, well it’s time for Rochelle’s Friday Fictioneers – the inspiration for the flash fiction is an evocative photo from Bill Reynolds, I hope Bill doesn’t mind that I have made the image into black and white for my piece, you can see the full original version on the link below. My story ofContinue reading “Friday Fictioneers”

Weekend Writing Prompt

Hi hope everyone is having good a weekend, Sammi has set her challenge (see link below), to write a poem or piece of prose in exactly 67 words using the word “Variation”. Here s mine entitled ‘Infinite Variation’ (I have added some info at the bottom foe anyone who is interested), thanks for stopping by:Continue reading “Weekend Writing Prompt”

W3 Poem Prompt

Hello ‘Weavers’, this is the 8th week of W3 hosted by David (see link below), the poem prompt this week is a lovely poem from Kunjal called ‘Rain’, which inspired me to create a Golden Shovel Poem using the first words of the poem ‘His first rain, from a little scrawny window, droplets pattering andContinue reading “W3 Poem Prompt”

Always Remember – 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 “Always Remember – You are Enough”

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”

Zen Inspiration

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”

Poetry – Helping the Healing Process

I firmly believe that poetry can help the healing process, it is pertinent to think of this today the 20th anniversary of disaster that was 9/11. It was therefore no accident that after 9/11, poems could be found in many places, on the internet, in newspapers, magazines, books, read out on the television, radio andContinue reading “Poetry – Helping the Healing Process”

Writing is Healing

Writing is a powerful tool and can act as a bridge between the inner and outer worlds. Everyone needs to make meaning of their lives, this is particularly true of trauma survivors where self expression is often trapped within the body unable to be verbalised, sometimes it is good to do some mediation or Breath-worksContinue reading “Writing is Healing”

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