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Sunday Muse

Hi, as well as being sorry for being late with this, I am also sad that it is the last of the Sunday Muse hosted by Carrie I have loved writing to the fabulous pictures Carrie has chosen, and as it’s the last one, I thought I would attempt to write a poem thatContinue reading “Sunday Muse”


Over on Mark’s blog, he describes that we have have entered the micro-season of “The Safflower Blossoms,” the second micro-season of the mini-season of Grain Full (26-30 May) Mark invites us to write a haiku or senryu that incorporates the technique of Zooming as described in The Way of Haiku:- “With this technique, youContinue reading “Micro-Seasons”

dVerse Poetics

Hi, Lillian is our host at Poetics and she invites us to be inspired to write a poem using one of the portraits posted, painted by Thorvald Hellesen, There is no required form for the poem, so we can just let it flow – I do enjoy writing ekphrastic poetry, and I have chosenContinue reading “dVerse Poetics”


Hi, this week Suzette is POW on David’s W3, following her excellent poem last week ‘Trouble’,, Suzette’s guidelines are to write a haiku, or a tanka on the theme of “a favourite way to relax or unwind.” I have chosen to do both, thanks for looking 😊

Tanka Tuesday

Hi, this week our challenge from Colleen is to write an acrostic poem with a syllable count of 8, 9, or 10 syllables per line or a mixture of these syllable counts, and our choice of words are: MAGICAL, CHARM, SPECTRE, FANTASY, CONJURE, UNICORN, IMAGINATION, ORACLE, or MALEVOLENCE. As you can see I plumpedContinue reading “Tanka Tuesday”