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Hi this week Michelle is POW’s at David’s ‘Wea’ve Written Weekly’, following her wonderful poem ‘I Am Your Silent Solitude’, Michelle’s prompt guidelines are to write an ode to our handkerchief (or make-believe handkerchief) and to make it sound like a love ode – now there’s a challenge! 🙂 Here we go:

Tanka Tuesday

This week’s challenge from Colleen is ‘Synonyms Only’, she asks we select synonyms for the words spring & green I’m a bit late as it’s Thursday, but I’ve have chosen what I hope is a senryu format 🙂

dVerse – Prosery

Hi, Merril is the host for the Prosery, where the task is to write a piece of prose no longer than 144 words in total. It must include the given poetry line, which is: “In space in time I sit thousands of feet above the sea”, from May Sarton’s, “Meditation in Sunlight”, word for word,Continue reading “dVerse – Prosery”

Prompt of the Week

Hi, for this weeks prompt, ‘Ravishing Red’ – Lady Jabberwocky invites us to write a poem or a story that includes the colour ‘Red’ . I immediately thought of Marylin Munroe, who sadly left this world far too quickly. Below my short poem you can find one of hers, thanks for looking 💋 AlthoughContinue reading “Prompt of the Week”

What Do You See?

Hi, this week Sadje has given us the image above for inspiration, a piece of paper that’s partly burnt with this typed on it: “ Love is patient, Love is kind. It does not envy or boast. It’s not proud, rude, or self-seeking. It is not easily angered and keeps no record of pastContinue reading “What Do You See?”

Sunday Muse

Hi, we have some scintillating images for inspiration this week from Carrie you can check them here: The above image by photographer Rodney Smith, was the one I was drawn to the most although it brought out a darker theme for my poem , thanks for looking ❤

Weekend Writing – Breathtaking

Hi, Sammi has set her weekend challenge, to write a poem or a piece of prose in exactly 14 words using the word “Breathtaking” (or any variation of it). I loved this one, thanks for looking 🙂

An American Sentence

Hi, I was inspired by David’s lovely American sentence please see link: Allen Ginsberg, invented the American Sentence, as a better fit for the English language than the haiku. He removed the line structure but maintained the requirement of the 17 syllables. So thanks to David I attempted one myself, thanks for looking 🙂

Mini-Season of Awakening Insects

Hi, this week Mark in his great blog reminds us we are now in the mini season of Awakening of Insects, and we have just entered the second micro-season of “The First Peach Blossoms” . He invites us to to write a haiku or senryu that references spring flowers or blossoms. As I was quite taken withContinue reading “Mini-Season of Awakening Insects”

Friday Fictioneers

Hi, this week Rochelle has shared the interesting photo prompt above from Jennifer Pendergast, As usual we are asked to write a piece of flash in 100 words inspired by the image. Here is my tale (I hope Jennifer doesn’t mind me snipping her photo!) 🙂