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

Ouch – (Weekly Haiku Prompt)

Vent not your fury, Patience is still a virtue – Hurt is slow to heal … (Haiku) Haiku inspired by Ronovan Writes, do click through for the rules if you’d […]

And Today …

Many memories, Haunt my eyes, they want to leak, Today, it's goodbye

Fall – (Weekly decima challenge #23)

To the Summer we bid farewell, Whilst waving hello to the Fall. When kaleidoscope hues enthral Halloween weaves its wicked spell. Bellies of seas and dark lakes swell, That final […]

Mmmmm! (Haiku Prompt Challenge #322)

One sip of coffee, Is worth every cup of tea – First thing in the morn. (Haiku) Haiku prompt from Ronovan and his Weekly Haiku Prompt challenge #322 Cup & […]

Serenity – Thu Photo Prompt

Breathe in the stillness Listen with care the silence – Feel serenity (Haiku) Haiku inspired by Sue Vincent’s Thursday Photo Prompt – Serenity

Tip – A flash fiction, decima

After years of renting it out, Our house was in need of repair, Ready cash was required, no doubt, Imposs on a wing and a prayer … Deposit? What’s that […]

Enjoy – Ch#61 (Just one thing)

Do what brings you joy – You’ll never want to give up, Which means; you can’t fail. (Haiku) Chapter 61 – Summary from the Wisdom of James Corden The post […]

Win – Ch#59 (Just one thing)

You just have to win. Do not be sorry – don’t lose! You have to play hard, Practice, practice, practice more … It’s all on the final score. (Tanka) Photo […]

Just Smile – Ch#58 (Just one thing)

Look at these cute and crazy kids, They’ll soon be monster, pouting, teens, Ignoring what the world forbids, Wishing they ‘so’ weren’t from OUR genes. Wild hormones ensure counter-bids. Their […]

Find Joy – Ch#57 (Just one thing)

Sweetly, Follow your bliss. If you crave a good life, Do only what makes you happy; Find joy. (Cinquain) Chapter 57 – Summary from the Wisdom of Shep Gordon The […]

Forgive – Ch#56 (Just one thing)

Every day forgive, The ‘flaw‘ of your depression – Hold not hands with shame. (Haiku) Photo with thanks to Pexels Chapter 56 – Summary from the Wisdom of Ruby Wax […]

Worry Not – Ch#55 (Just one thing)

Life is too short to worry about failing, Controlling emotions, may well hold you back, Leading a ‘normal’ life oft leaves you wailing. You want to be different? Can’t see […]

Hope – Ch#54 (Just one thing)

Find freedom from fear, In hope and in gratitude – From all that is good. (Haiku) Photo by cottonbro from Pexels Chapter 54 – Summary from the Wisdom of Libby Lane The post […]

Ride It Out – Ch#53 (Just one thing)

Do all that you can to survive, Life can be, a really, tough ride, Oft, tis difficult to, decide, Whether or not, to stay alive. Know it’s possible to thrive. Let […]

Be Nice – Ch#52 (Just one thing)

Give thanks, If you’re lucky, Don’t believe your own hype. Be serious, not solemn, and … Be nice. (Cinquain) Photo by Anastasiya Gepp from Pexels Chapter 52 – Summary from the Wisdom of […]

Say No – Ch#49 (Just one thing)

The driving process, For gaining success – Say no. You must then address, A need to impress – For show. Try not to confess, Your urge to regress – Let […]

Give More – Ch#48 (Just one thing)

Plate more than enough, You will get back what you give, Offer hope, not fear.   Offer hope, not fear, Do not bully nor threaten, Intimidate not.   Intimidate not, […]

Stay Focussed – Ch#47 (Just one thing)

Drive hard  and fast, focus and pray To find the thing you must support, With purpose, passion and purport. Then you’ll be delighted to stay Despite all the fracas and […]

Advice? – Ch#46 (Just one thing)

Before you pass on your best advice, Step in the shoes of the other, Know what their ambition is, And from where they have come, What are they wrestling? When […]

On the Edge Ch#45 – (Just one thing)

Chose your route and then commit, Prepare, plan, prepare some more, One wrong move and you’ll be dead, No second chance, here. (Dodoitsu) Photo by Rodrigo from Pexels Chapter 45 – Summary from […]