Tag Archives: Scotland

the colour of the universe

Click here to hear the poet read his words: the colour of the universe when you think about itthe colour of the universeis obviousit must be a complex mixof many things:courage and cowardicekindness and crueltypride and humilitycertainty and indecisionharmony and … Continue reading

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remember

Click here to hear the poet read his words: remember do you know what I remember bestshe asks me with her famous smileI feel it radiating through the phonewith her words that so beguile it is hard for me to … Continue reading

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How Very Scottish – 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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leaving San Francisco blues

Click here to hear the poet read his words: leaving San Francisco blues Union Square the very last morningI breakfast on orange juice and croissantsbut something is wrongthe sunshine has goneSan Francisco softly weeps the artists have packed up and … Continue reading

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Robert Burns

January 25th is the birthday of Scotland’s National Bard, the much-loved Robert Burns. So today I pay tribute with some words from Oor Rabbie, who believed that all men were created equal: Then let us pray that come it may,(As … Continue reading

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november rain

Click here to hear the poet read his words: november rain I hear Axel Rose singand I think of homebecauseduring these timesof curfewsand other restrictionsScotland is further awaythan ever before I walk on Mediterranean beacheswith the sun on my faceand … Continue reading

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Down – Friday Fictioneers

Friday Fictioneers is hosted by the wonderful Rochelle, the undisputed master of what I call Sound Bite Fiction.She sets the weekly challenge, the standard, and the prompt photo.The idea, as always, is to write a story of around 100 words … Continue reading

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exile

Click here to hear the poet read his words: exile a man abroadfar far from homemissing those whom he once lovedwhen will he thinkto come againback to those that he still dreams of does sunshine reachdeep deep insidedoes it brighten … Continue reading

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Hospital – Friday Fictioneers

Friday Fictioneers is hosted by the wonderful Rochelle, the undisputed master of what I call Sound Bite Fiction.She sets the weekly challenge, the standard, and the prompt photo.The idea, as always, is to write a story of around 100 words … Continue reading

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Crash – 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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