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“The Geese Arrive”

In Marks post ( he discloses that we have entered the micro-season of “The Geese Arrive”. This is the first micro-season of the mini-season of Cold Dew: The Geese Arrive (Oct 08 – Oct 12; The Chrysanthemum Flowers (Oct 13 – Oct 17) and The Grasshopper Sings (Oct 18 – Oct 22) This week MarkContinue reading ““The Geese Arrive””



Hello ‘Weavers’, welcome to W3 prompt hosted by David, the Skeptic Kaddish:, I am really happy the chosen POW is Steven S Wallace, his prompt is to write a poem after reading the short poem ‘Superiority to Fate’ by one of my favourite poets Emily Dickinson. Here is my poem ‘Inferiority to destiny’, thanksContinue reading “W3”

Green Roots

Hi my poem Green Roots was published last week, in The Festival for Poetry, the site is worth looking at if you like submitting your pieces: Green Roots Leaving behind my nan’sembroidered tablecloth,I find the garden gate has its ownweathered patina and thatthe grass has stained my pumps. Under giant umbrella plantsmy childhood wasContinue reading “Green Roots”

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 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”