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Rhyme – (Monday Limerick #11)

Jane would only work ‘Just in Time’,  The ambition seemed quite sublime,  Except in a crunch  With no time for lunch,  It disturbed her rhythm and rhyme! (Limerick) Post inspired […]

Gold – (Monday Limerick #9)

Tom is both determined and bold, His aim is to go for … just gold, He knows not to stop When reaching for top: Each step is rewarded ninefold! (Limerick) […]

Shift – (Six Sentence Story #169)

We’re going for the shift A change in our thoughts, To stop future worry: what has been and what’s gone. We need to act upon, A movement in state. -o0o- […]

Scorch – (Monday Limerick #59)

There once was a comic called Brian, Whose wit was as hot as an iron, His words could scorch Like a blowtorch;Withal … he was more lamb – than lion! […]

Centring – (Six Sentence Story #168)

Tense muscles, sweating palms A racing heart beat? Symptoms of stress related anxiety Stoking dubiety In your competence. -o0o- Choose instead to focus On the energy. It flows with vigorous […]

Smile – (Monday Limerick #59)

There is this sweet, little girl called Inga,She has a face upon which to linger,Her beautiful smileWill often beguile,And twist you around her pinky finger! (Limerick) Post inspired by Esther […]

Bliss – (Monday Limerick #58)

There is this young farmer called Chris, The news, he would always dismiss, One hot sunny day Sparks burn down his hay; Ignorance is not always bliss! (Limerick) Post inspired […]

Discovery – (Tanka Tuesday #231)

Try every which way; Be forever curious; Leave no stone unturned – You’ll never know what you’ll find, In your search for a breakthrough. (Tanka) Poem prompted by Colleen’s Tanka […]

Sleep! – (Weekly Haiku Prompt #357)

Memory leaking … How high is your refresh rate? Go to sleep sooner. (Senryu) Post inspired by Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku prompt #357 – HIGH & REFRESH. Click through for the rules, […]

Pawn – (Six Sentence Story #157)

The soul of the Chess board, The unwitting Pawns Unique arrangement will prevail or call quits. In this battle of wits … Overlook them not. -o0o- Unpredictable are Both Bishops […]

Ode to the Sunflower – (Tanka Tuesday#223)

Tilting face, Smiling at the sun, Growing strong, Standing tall, Producing sumptuous seeds – You lift our spirits. (Shadorma) Poem prompted by Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday Challenge. This weeks theme “Pick […]

Make Shift – (Weekly Haiku Prompt #353)

At some point branch out – Move beyond what’s expected, Making swift such change (Senryu) Post inspired by Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku prompt #353 – Branch & Swift ). Click through for […]

Bless You! – (Weekly Haiku Prompt #352)

Spring nudges nature. Bees tickle pink blossoms that … Sneeze ‘golden’ pollen! Add ants, ticks, fruit flies and fleas; All pesky prices to pay. (Tanka) Post inspired by Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku […]

Fly South – (Weekly Haiku Prompt)

When bitter winds blow, Double your weight little bird – Tis time to fly south. (Haiku) Post inspired by Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku prompt #345 BIRD & BLOW. Click through for the […]

Pandemic – (Weekly Haiku Prompt #325)

The calm of Summer, Belied the full force; as twas – The eye of the storm. (Haiku) Haiku inspired by Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku Prompt #325 (calm & storm). Click through […]

Hope – Ch#27 (Just one thing)

Give everyone hope – Plus the means to catch the fish  To feed themselves with. (Haiku) Chapter 27 – Summary from the Wisdom of Alexander McLean The Post has been […]