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Happy 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. “The world’s favorite season is the spring. All things seem possible in May.”–  Edwin Way Teale May Day is one of the four ancient Celtic cross-quarter days, an astronomical holidayContinue reading “Happy May Day”

Scavenger Hunt – Nature

Hi, hope you are doing OK, this is poem number 10 for Val’s scavenger hunt Today I have chosen the Running Repetition by murisopsis herself! It has minimum of 2 stanzas of 7 lines each. The stanzas can be written as 7 lines or broken into a quatrain followed by a tercet for emphasis.Continue reading “Scavenger Hunt – Nature”

Women’s Day

Happy International Women’s day – this year the campaign is focussing on Equity, the theme is to get the world talking about why equal opportunities aren’t enough. Equality is of course vital, where each person or group of people is given the same resources or opportunities. But, Equity recognises that each person has different circumstances, and thereforeContinue reading “Women’s Day”

“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: