Weekend Prompts

Hello, hope everyone is having a good weekend, Sammi’s prompt for the weekend is ‘vernacular’, to write a poem or prose to include this word in exactly 90 words, I have also included Fandango’s prompt which is ‘tense’, (see the links below) I had a lot of fun with this one:

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”

Poem – ‘In Flanders Fields’

On this day, May 3rd 1915, during World War I, Lieutenant-Colonel John McCrae a Canadian poet, physician, artist and soldier, wrote the now famous war memorial poem “In Flanders Fields”. It is in commemoration of the 1915 battle of Ypres. For 17 days, McCrae tended those injured in the battle. He wrote the poem afterContinue reading “Poem – ‘In Flanders Fields’”

May Day

Happy May Day! Throughout the decades, there have been different festivities and representations of May Day, seasonal change has been the most significant one across countries. May Day is one of the four ancient Celtic cross-quarter days, an astronomical holiday as it falls between the March equinox and June solstice. Originating from its Celtic name,Continue reading “May Day”

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