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dVerse’s Quadrille

This week in dVerse’s bar, Mish is the host for the Quadrille and we are to create a poem in 44 words utilising the word ‘ice’ in any form I decided to attempt a Golden Shovel poem using the beginning of Joni Mitchell’s song ‘Both Sides Now’ – beautiful song, and a beautiful creativeContinue reading “dVerse’s Quadrille”


Tanka Tuesday

Hi, it’s Tanka Tuesday again and we have been given the beautiful image above of the oil painting by George Henry Boughton ‘The Lady of the Snows’ held in the Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool. Our challenge from Colleen is to write an ekphrastic poem in response to it, this is one of my favouriteContinue reading “Tanka Tuesday”

Magnetic Poetry for #JusJoJan

Hi, happy Monday 🙂 I am thankful for KL Caley and her blog today ‘Tile Tales’ where she used magnetic tiles to create a poem – so I had a go for my JusJoJan post and found it fun, thanks for looking 🙂 It’s also post number 20 for Penny Wilson’s January challenge reading “Magnetic Poetry for #JusJoJan”

The Pheasant Micro-Seasons

Hi, this week Mark in his Micro-Season’s blog discusses the last in the Minor Cold season which is “The Pheasant First Calls”, Mark invites us to write a haiku or senryū that references a bird that is currently residing in our own area. I went with the pheasant as we have them all aroundContinue reading “The Pheasant Micro-Seasons”

Weekend Writing – #JusJoJan

Hi, Sammi’s weekend writing prompt #295, is to write a poem or a piece of prose in 88 words using the word “Loquacious”. it’s also post number 19 for Penny Wilson’s January challenge Here is my poem ‘The Word Thief‘ thanks for looking 🙂

#writephoto for #JusJoJan

Hi, in KL Caley’s #writephoto prompt she has given us a picture of a view from a castle’s arrowslit (below) and it’s also post number 18 for Penny Wilson’s January challenge Thanks for looking 🙂