Category Archives: Poems


This flash/poem (if there is such a thing) is dedicated to my friend Charli, who in her grief for the recent loss of her best friend asked us to write a 99 word Flash Fiction about a breathless moment, to … Continue reading

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Love’s Lullaby

This week ends with a poem.  This wasn’t my plan originally, but lovely, talented poet Christy of Poetic Parfait tagged me for the writing challenge, ‘Love Ten Sentences‘ for which I have to write a poem about love within ten … Continue reading

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Sweet Serenity

A new day opens like a blue-front door and a deep-blue sea of escape beckons. Whispering through the sharp grass; brushing past the blasted sand; this light hour lifts you out of your dark slumber and carries you in its … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Room To Breathe

What I enjoy so much about the Weekly Photo Challenge is the way it enables us to express thoughts and ideas as well as share memories.  I love the creative freedom it brings, giving us the choice to be as … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: English Bluebells of Spring

Home-Thoughts, From Abroad ‘Oh to be in England Now that April’s there And whoever wakes in England Sees, some morning, unaware, That the lowest boughs and the brushwood sheaf Round the elm-tree bole are in tiny leaf, White the Chaffinch … Continue reading

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Aubade: A Poem for Morning’s Sweet Light

As a follow-up to my ‘Promises’ post, I have another one to keep for dear Marylin at Things I Want To Tell My Mother where she writes delightful letters to her lovely Mom who suffers from Alzheimer’s. She recently wrote … Continue reading

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WPC: Reflections

This week’s theme for the Weekly Photo Challenge is ‘Reflections’.  Of course, as with so many of the themes, this is wide open for interpretation.  For once though, I’m going to stick to the literal theme and share some photographs … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Perspective of a Little Girl’s Joy

This week’s Weekly Photo Challenge over at the Daily Prompt is ‘Perspective’. Interesting. From my perspective, I’m determined to get a couple of posts out this week even if it has been like walking through mud. This is because, blogging … Continue reading

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WPC: Windows of Pefki, Crete

What better way to start a new blogging year than with a few challenges to add to the mix? For a little while now I’ve been thinking about taking up the Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Challenge for the simple reason … Continue reading

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‘The Power’ – How Has Writing Changed You?

Living as I do now in this ‘Writer’s World’ has changed my life irrevocably.  Until now, I had never really paid much attention to the way I used to write when I was  younger, how the need to furiously scribble … Continue reading

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