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The Sugar Plum Fairy

Hi, almost Christmas hope people are not too stressed, find time to relax 🙂 In 1892 The Nutcracker, now a classical ballet was created, the music is by the Russian composer, Tchaikovsky it became one of Tchaikovsky’s most famous compositions and perhaps the most popular ballet in the world. It is based on E.T.A. Hoffmann’sContinue reading “The Sugar Plum Fairy”

Tanka Tuesday

For Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday the lovely photo prompt above was provided by David, for my ekphrastic, I have decided to try the ‘Abhanga’ form today, it’s titled and written in any number of 4 line stanzas, rhyming scheme abbc and syllables 6-6-6-4 – it’s a new one for me, thanks for stoping by 🙂

Ghost Town

This is the tenth day of Sammi’s 13 Days of Samhain, a Horror / Halloween writing prompt challenge https://sammiscribbles.wordpress.com/2022/10/19/13-days-of-samhain-volume-iii-a-horror-halloween-writing-prompt-challenge/ Day 10’s prompt is ‘Ghost Town’, here is my poem (and a great blast from the past a little further down!):

As if by Magic

This is the eight day (over halfway now,) of Sammi’s 13 Days of Samhain, a Horror / Halloween writing prompt challenge https://sammiscribbles.wordpress.com/2022/10/19/13-days-of-samhain-volume-iii-a-horror-halloween-writing-prompt-challenge/ I am finding it very inspirational 🙂 Day 8 is ‘As if by Magic, here is my poem:

Prompt of the week

Hi, it’s Monday and Lady Jabberwocky’s prompt for this week is to write a poem or piece of prose using the word ‘Pumpkin Spiced’, https://ladyjabberwocky.com/2022/10/10/prompt-of-the-week-pumpkin-spiced-everything/ I have used a little artistic licence here with, my poem entitled ‘The Spice of Life’, Thanks for looking 🙂 https://ko-fi.com/aj335577

Happy International Day of Peace

In 1954 the Peace Bell was donated by the United Nations Association of Japan . It is tradition to ring the bell twice a year, on the first day of spring, at the Vernal Equinox and on 21 September to celebrate the International Day for Peace. The UN General Assembly has declared this as aContinue reading “Happy International Day of Peace”

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”

Weekend Prompts

Sammi’s weekend prompt is ‘lexicon’ – to write a poem or prose in 85 words and Fandango’s challenge for today is the word ‘irrelevant‘ I have combined the two, you can see their links below. (Also if you want to hear some singing there is a link further down) Here is my poem: