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Category: Poetry

I only started writing poetry in 2020 during the Covid Lockdown – a self-imposed challenge that I have loved … Enjoy!

Float – (Weekly Decima Prompt)

When things that surround us get grim, It’s not so attractive to gloat, That – we are more able to float, When the lights for others go dim. It’s not […]

Tough Times – (Weekly Haiku Prompt)

When things get too much, Breath in deeply then, release – It’s simple really. (Haiku) Haiku inspired by Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku prompt #340 Release & Simple. Click through for the […]

The Full Stop – (Weekly Haiku Prompt)

There will always be –  Wherever you go, sweet child, Full stops in the way. When you’re afraid, action helps … You grow up so much stronger. (Tanka) Haiku inspired […]

Ops! (Weekly Haiku Prompt)

What has not been bound, Will wildly sway in such winds – As we had last night. (Haiku) Haiku inspired by Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku prompt – Bound & Sway. Click […]

For My Mum (Weekly Haiku Prompt#337)

I am thankful for – The unconditional love, She has given me! ******* She has given me – Determination to thrive, Through life’s highs and lows! ******* Through life’s highs […]

Nativity – (Weekly Decima Prompt #36)

Wiping salty tears from their eyes, Parents chortled, snorted and sniffed, At – what was a glorious gift; Their little ones dressed in disguise. Mary, Joseph, three men so wise, […]

Mad & Sane (Weekly Haiku Prompt)

Oft life’s quite berserk, Are you mad, you crazy kid – Or … a Aladdin Sane? (Haiku) Photo by BROTE studio from Pexels Haiku inspired by Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku prompt. Click through for […]

Cut – (Rispetto Challenge #39)

You feel so down when you get to the big ‘But’ … After the rigmarole, you’ve had to address. Difficult to know why you didn’t made the cut, When you […]

Stable – (Weekly Decima Prompt #34)

We’re getting close to Solstice night, We have in store a wondrous treat, When Jupiter and Saturn meet, And offer us a superb sight. This shortest day oft tries our […]

Remorse – (Weekly Haiku Prompt #334)

A slip of the tongue, Can be undone, with good grace – And humble remorse. (Haiku) Post inspired by Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku Challenge – Slip & Grace. Please click through […]

Awesome – (Weekly Haiku Prompt #333)

Life feels fantastic – When you look out on a view that’s simply … awesome (Haiku) Haiku inspired by Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku Prompt #333 Life and View. Click through for […]

The Scars – (Weekly Haiku Prompt)

It takes time to heal, There is no gain without pain – Recall the first time! Massage the swelling and scars, Day by day they’ll fade away. (Tanka) Tanka inspired […]

Frost – (Weekly Haiku Prompt #330)

The crunch neath feet makes … It easy to fall in love – With a cold, crisp frost. (Haiku) Haiku inspired by Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku Prompt #330 – Cold & […]

Squally – (Weekly Haiku Prompt #329)

Tis wet and squally, The winter rose now in bloom – Dances in that wind. (Haiku) Haiku inspired by Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku Prompt #329 – Bloom & Wet. Follow the […]

Occult Vault – (Weekly Decima Prompt)

Kismet, fluke, chance, luck or karma, Maybe it’s destiny or fate? On the occult or mystic state, To excuse all of life’s drama, That knocks off kilter, our dharma. Tis […]

Whoa – (Weekly Haiku Prompt #328)

Floating on moon dust, Dreamily, seemingly weed – Skipping and tripping! Caution! – Talk to Frank about Cannabis Haiku inspired by Ronovan and his Weekly Haiku Prompt Challenge #328 – […]