Hi hope everyone is enjoying the weekend wherever you are, today I have taken the Sunday word prompts from Fandango – ‘Whim’ and Ragtag’s which is ‘Understand’ for my poem entitled ‘On A Whim’, thanks for looking.
The healing effect of words has long been recognised, as far back as 4000 BCE, early Egyptians wrote words on papyrus, dissolve them in liquid, and gave them to those who were ill as a form of medicine. Also poetry for healing and personal growth, can be seen in ancient times when shamans conducted religiousContinue reading “Poetry is Therapeutic”
Hi hope everyone is well, today Fandango’s One-Word Challenge is ‘willpower’ , (see the link below), this prompt has inspired me to write a short poem entitled ‘Take Courage’, thanks for reading.
Hi hope everyone is having a weekend so far, Sammi has set her challenge (see link below), to write a poem or piece of prose in exactly 86 words using the word “Jamboree”. Here s mine entitled ‘Life is a Jamboree’.
Emily Brontë (1818-1848) was born on this day, 30 July 1818 in the rectory at Thornton in Yorkshire to the Reverend Patrick Brontë and Maria Branwell Brontë, the 5th of their six children and the only daughter to be given a middle name. Unfortunately her mother died when she was only 3 years old andContinue reading “Emily Jane Brontë”
María Sabina Magdalena García (1894 – 1985), was reported to be born on 22 July in 1894 she was known as the “priestess of mushrooms,” and was probably the most famous Mexican healer to have ever lived and a great poet. Her history and reputation led her to serve as a bridge between the mysticalContinue reading “María Sabina Magdalena García”
Hi, it’s Monday start of another new week, hope you all are well, today I thought I would share my poem published last week in Whispers and Echoes entitled ‘Visions Alter’, thanks for dropping by.
Hi it’s Sunday afternoon and getting hotter here in the UK! Today I have taken Fandango’s word prompt ‘Regional’ and Ragtag’s which is ‘Credit’, to make a little limerick, thanks for looking.
Chilean poet and Nobel Prize winner, Pablo Neruda was born on 12 July 1904 (1904-1973). Born Ricardo Eliezer Neftali Reyes y Basoalto, Neruda gave himself this writing name under which he would become famous while still in his early teens. In 1921 he left southern Chile for Santiago to attend school, he intended to beContinue reading “Pablo Neruda”
Roald Dahl is one of my favourite writers, he was born in September 13 1916 in Cardiff, Wales to Norwegian immigrant parents, he served in the RAF during the Second World as a fighter pilot and subsequently, an intelligence officer. He rose to prominence as a writer in the 1940s with works for children andContinue reading “Roald Dahl”