Daily Archives: January 18, 2021

The Last of Eden by Frank Prem and the Use of Writing Prompts…

Just before Christmas, I received a book in the post from poet, Frank Prem.  The book had not yet been formally published, the author had not seen a copy himself at that point and the book was still awaiting editing. … Continue reading

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Discovering Albion – day 9: Saints and Snakestones

We walked further up the cliff towards the fourteenth century ‘cross’ that rises from its steps in front of the gatehouse. The Abbey, of course, was closed by the time we got there…if, indeed, it had been open at all … Continue reading

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Royalty eh?

  * The king finished scrutinising his appearance in the full length mirror with a satisfying ‘gurgle’. His royal tailor had done an altogether splendid job of ‘ironing out’ the few minor discrepancies of attire which had been picked up … Continue reading

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Little Acorns…

* … A paper flyer blowing in the wind clings to my ankle. I stoop and peel it from my trouser leg, unfurl it and read… ‘…LITTLE ACORNS…’ A Puppet-Play Figured in Three Acts FEATURING THE REDOUBTABLE MR PUNCH THE … Continue reading

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The Small Dog is under the weather…

I’ve been feeling under the weather, It is winter and bones can get cold… Especially when you reach my age And your two-legs keeps saying “You’re old.” * Now, I know that in ‘dog years’ I’m eldest, Though the theory … Continue reading

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Ghosts #midnighthaiku

Images remain Forgotten summers return Ghosts of warmth and joy

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