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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 […]

Media – (Weekly Haiku Prompt #366)

All news media – Forever weaves its vile web Of lies and deceit (Senyru) Post inspired by Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku prompt #366 – Weave/Web. Click through for the rules, if you […]

Viridity – (Tanka Tuesday #234)

Such are the doldrums, Impasses, and quagmires, That naif thoughts can’t cross – Encourage placidity; Moreover, viridity … (Tanka) Poem prompted by Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday Challenge #234. This week’s theme […]

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 […]

To Feel – (Weekly Haiku Prompt #365)

Embrace both feelings – Sometimes we cry, sometimes laugh; Life dishes all sorts. (Senyru) Post inspired by Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku prompt #365 – We/Laugh. Click through for the rules, if you […]

Welcome Back!

My roaming days are past, I was lost; now I’m found, Lavished with tasty treats; Best stay near home! (Abhanga)

Remembered – (Tanka Tuesday #232)

When saying goodbye To loved ones A sad tear drop falls In a toast to all good times Remembered (Lune-Hirogatta) Poem prompted by Colleen’s Tanka Tuesday Challenge #232. This week’s […]

Torrents – (Weekly Haiku Prompt #358)

When God is crying – Reach out with a tender touch To those who get wet. (Haiku) Post inspired by Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku prompt #364 – TENDER & WHO. Click through […]

The Dream – (Monday Limerick #58)

Ben and Jerry had a great dream,They wanted a breakfast ice-cream,They made cookie dough,As soft as pure snow,It is now the best selling theme! (Limerick) Post inspired by Esther Chilton’s […]

Gossip – (Weekly Decima Prompt #63)

When you chatter n’er do natter, Share idle tattle nor rumour; Diss with just that smidge of humour. Entrust Town Criers to scatter.  Relevant news that doth matter. Whilst you […]

Blow – (Weekly Decima Prompt #62)

When dreaming big takes breath away, Anxiety melds with self-doubt, Just how, you will bring it about. Thinking you could never allay, Resists your making bold headway … Detailing each […]

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 […]

Solstice – (Weekly Haiku Prompt #358)

Birds; they chirp and sing, Welcoming the longest day –  Sad; the globe doth warm. (Haiku) Post inspired by Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku prompt #363 – CHIRP & SING. Click through for […]

The Coach – (Monday Limerick #57)

Team Coach, Alf, sure is a headache, He will pounce on every mistake, And once in a while, He adds one more mile, To ensure we are still awake! (Limerick) […]

Bored? – (Shi-Rensa Haiku)

When time doth drag on, Dust off the boredom dandruff – Seek a diversion. -o0o- Seek a diversion, Count back from ninety in threes? Rise to the challenge. -o0o- Rise […]

Wake – (Weekly Decima Prompt #61)

Flotsam and jetsam could disturb, Whatever follows in your wake. It would be good not to mistake Those gems, (that had seemed quite superb), May well shift, switch, and so […]

Hot Shot – (Monday Limerick #56)

Eddie so wanted a hot spot, To chance his Olympic moon shot, In reaching for stars He raises the bars, But talent he really has not! (Limerick) Inspired by the […]

Ice Bath – (Weekly Haiku Prompt #358)

Increase endorphins, Lower heart, rapid beating – Plunge into ice bath. (Haiku) Post inspired by Ronovan’s Weekly Haiku prompt #358 – RAPID & PLUNGE. Click through for the rules, if you […]

Just One Step – (Tanka Tuesday#225)

When fear saps your zest, And you feel, oh so hopeless; No longer alive – Go take a step; just one step, Because action will best angst. (Tanka) Poem prompted […]

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 […]

Oh No! – (Monday Limerick #56)

Help! I’m in need of a nurse,This pain is getting much worse,If it doesn’t heal,I might just repeal,Instead, call straight for the hearse! (Limerick) (Just kidding – we all hope […]