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dVerse Prosery

Hi, In dVerse’s Prosery hosted by Lisa, she challenges us to incorporate the line ‘In the tender gray, I swim undisturbed’ from the poem “In Sullivan County” by Celia Dropkin, into a piece of prose. It can be flash fiction, non-fiction, or creative non-fiction, but it must be prose and not prose poetry and noContinue reading “dVerse Prosery”

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Prompt of the Week

Hi, happy Monday everyone, here’s to a productive week, to start it off Lady Jabberwocky’s prompt of the week is to write something which includes the word ‘snow’, https://ladyjabberwocky.com/2022/12/05/prompt-of-the-week-let-it-snow/ so here is a haiku from me 🙂 https://ko-fi.com/aj335577

Micro-Season Haiku

In Mark’s wonderful blog, https://naturalistweekly.com/2022/12/02/micro-season-the-tachibana-first-turns-yellow/ he informs us that we have entered the third micro-season of the mini-season Minor Snow -which is “The Tachibana First Turns Yellow” (Dec 02 – Dec 06). We learnt about Citrus tachibana, a new one for me. Mark invites us to write a haiku or senryu that relates to citrusContinue reading “Micro-Season Haiku”

Flash Visual Challenge

In Fandango’s Flash Fiction Challenge https://fivedotoh.com/2022/11/28/fandangos-flash-fiction-challenge-195/ he has posted the image below and ask we write a flash fiction piece or a poem inspired by the photo, with no word or style limits. Here is what came to me, a little late this week 🙂 https://ko-fi.com/aj335577

Sunday Muse

Hi, hope the weekend is proving good for everyone, this week Carrie has come up with some beautiful images of hands to inspire us in her ‘Sunday Muse’ https://thesundaymuse.blogspot.com, where we are invited to write a poem or vignette using one of the pictures featured, I have chosen the fabulous image below by Phil Ewels,Continue reading “Sunday Muse”

dVerse – Last Lines

Hi in the dVerse bar hosted by Laura Bloomsbury’s the theme is all about endings, she has challenged us to take the very last line from each of our most recent poems and re-write them into a poem https://dversepoets.com/2022/12/01/mtb-in-my-end-is-my-beginning/ – choose at least 12 poems (for this 12th month!) – keep each line intact, unadulteratedContinue reading “dVerse – Last Lines”

Weekend Writing Prompt

Hi, Sammie’s writing prompt for the weekend is to write a poem or prose in exactly 32 words using the word ’momentous’ or a variation of it, see link: https://sammiscribbles.wordpress.com/2022/12/03/weekend-writing-prompt-288-momentous/ Not too sure how my mind made the leap to this – but it still remains as an iconic suspense thriller 🙂 https://ko-fi.com/aj335577

Friday Fictioneers

Hi, well it’s the first Friday in December – where has the year gone? The great photo prompt above for Rochelle’s Friday Fictioneers – https://rochellewisoff.com/2022/11/30/2-december-2022/ is from Roger Bultot. Here is my piece of flash in 100 words entitled ‘The Wait’, thanks for looking:) https://ko-fi.com/aj335577

dVerse Poetics

Hi, Merril is hosting Poetics at dVerse and she has given a selection of paintings for the ekphrastic prompt at November’s end, https://dversepoets.com/2022/11/29/poetics-the-landscape-sleeps-ekphrastic-prompt/, as I have been immersed in haikus this month it might not be a surprise that I selected the image of the Japanese girl dancing with chrysanthemums, thanks for looking 🙂