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cicadas

Click here to hear the poet read his words: cicadas cliffssteep and rockyenclosea crescent of sandkissedby murmuring watersof sinuoussun-sparkled seaa cloudless blueMediterranean skylazesover the beachhushedby the softbut constant soundof breaking waveswhite flecked courierssand swishingpebbles tricklingrocks rumblingand yetcicadason olive and pine … Continue reading

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my spider, again

Click here to hear the poet read his words: my spider, again I wonder what she hears when I speak to her the little spider who now shares my home I address her in French of course it seems somehow … Continue reading

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how

Click here to hear the poet read his words: how falling in love is a magical thing like springtime an inspirational start but when my tears fall like brown autumn leaves how can I mend what you’ve done to my … Continue reading

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homeland

Click here to hear the poet read his words: Homeland On a visit to my homeland weel-kent for its two weather conditions about to rain and already raining the Sunday is a wondrous treat of unexpected and glorious sunshine. Walking … Continue reading

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My Wee Granny – Weekend Writing Prompt

A word prompt to get your creativity flowing this weekend. How you use the prompt is up to you. Write a piece of flash fiction, a poem, a chapter for your novel…anything you like. Or take the challenge below – … Continue reading

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Fountain of Youth

Fountain of Youth the sea is dark and angry threatening the final flood waves hurl themselves on jagged rocks retreat in frothing blood yet water is the key to life perhaps Nature’s greatest miracle the moon conducts the tidal suite … Continue reading

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I Will Always

I will always when the sun is gone and night comes crashing down again and church bells tell of sadness with their chimes your sweet smile is replaced by that dark frown again I’ll hold your hand remind you of … Continue reading

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l’oiseau et la lune – Sunday Photo Fiction

Sunday Photo Fiction is a weekly challenge presented by my old friend Al Forbes. The idea is to write a short story (200 word max) inspired by what you see in the picture (below). This week’s prompt, along with the … Continue reading

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Nightfall

nightfall I often wonder through the day where you go when you get that call I never ask and you don’t say I only hope you’re here before nightfall I’ve loved you from the day we met it was not … Continue reading

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Leaving Scotland Forever

leaving Scotland forever across the loch into the glen settling low on hillside heather the morning mists moisten his eyes brush his heart like snow white feather this love he knows will never go leaving Scotland forever across one more … Continue reading

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