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Percy Bysshe Shelley

On this day 200 years ago, the poet Percy Bysshe Shelley drowned at sea at the painfully young age of 29. He wrote during the Romantic period (1780 – 1840), other writers included William Wordsworth, Jane Austen and Shelley’s friend, Lord Byron. Shelly was a dreamer of dreams, a revolutionary at heart, at the timeContinue reading “Percy Bysshe Shelley”


Friday Fictioneers

Hi, its Friday and once again time for Rochelle’s Friday Fictioneers – the inspiration for the flash fiction is a photo from Rochelle herself, you can see the full version on the link below. My piece of 100 words is entitled, ‘Spinning-Wheel Stories’, thanks for reading. (PS: if you want to see further inspiration forContinue reading “Friday Fictioneers”

Thursday’s Prompt

Hi, today I have taken Fandango’s word prompt ‘waver’ (see link below), and created a Nonet Poem. (The nonet poetic form is a 9-line poem that has 9 syllables in the first line, 8 syllables in the second line, 7 syllables in the third line, and continues to count down to one syllable in theContinue reading “Thursday’s Prompt”

W3 Poem Prompt

Hello ‘Weavers’, this is the 10th W3 prompt hosted by David (see link below), the poem prompt this week is by Punam Sharma, a Haiku entitled ‘Slavery’ which is very powerful, the guideline is to write a poem about the moon from the sun’s perspective or vice versa, in any form – I have chosenContinue reading “W3 Poem Prompt”

Weekend Challenge

Hi, hope everyone is having a good weekend, today I was part of a poetry workshop with Bob Beagrie, exploring nature, taking inspiration from memories of places of natural enchantment, it was very inspiring. Now, Sammi’s weekend challenge (see link below), is to write a poem or prose in exactly 74 words using the wordContinue reading “Weekend Challenge”