Category Archives: Poetry


For Colleen’s tanka challenge

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#writephoto – Tryst by Helen Jones

This week’s prompt for Sue Vincent’s #writephoto challenge is yet another gorgeous photo. Here is my response:       Purple Sky ‘I’ve always loved this time of day’, she said, Her hair shaded purple in the fading light. Her … Continue reading

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Forgotten #midnighthaiku

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Siesta… Stuart France

* Sweating hours. Quiescence lies like a crime. * The crack of dry twigs underfoot… startles! A tumultuous green-flash of thumping rampage. Dog legs. Baboon haunches. A luminous ankh arrows away. A way out to tree-stump. To crook torso and … Continue reading

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Tor #midnighthaiku

Mam Tor, which means ‘mother hill’, is surrounded by her children, where the underlying layers of shale have caused landslips to form smaller hills at her base. The instability of the hill gave her the name of ‘shivering mountain’. The … Continue reading

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Anticipation #writespiration

Anticipation Illusory alchemy Of fear and desire A childlike wonder What is melds with what may be Outcome uncertain Hesitant fingers Plucking at daisy petals Seek to dispel doubt Hope extends a hand To accept what is offered Fickle destiny … Continue reading

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Legends #midnighthaiku

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