Category Archives: writing prompt

Seeds

Fairies in the wind Carrying childhood wishes Future uncertain ‘Rosebay willowherb’… tall summer spires of brilliant pink followed by a thousand fluffy fairies escaping autumn’s flame. Magical things, holding the future within them, like the child who watched them fly. … Continue reading

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Mirror…

* The river wanders Though ever-changing seasons The cycle of life Opulence and paucity Mirrored in its formless flow * For Colleen’s poetry challenge

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Gratitude…

* The ghost of heather Warms the bones of winter earth I walk in silence Remembering ancient kin Grateful for gifted wisdom * For Colleen’s poetry challenge

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Warmth…

Fragrance of new bread Kindling childhood memory I travel through time Snuggled close on grandma’s knee In the glow of the hearthfire * For Colleen’s poetry challenge

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Fall…

Heaven’s Fall echoed Summer wears a golden pall Buried in beauty Pages in the book of life Leading to a new chapter For Colleen’s poetry challenge

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Chill…

Eerie Sepulchral gloom Beckoning us inwards Its dark invitation denied Chilling Cinquain for Colleen’s poetry prompt

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Community

A question of class Despising the commoners Civic pride forgets Society’s vagabonds Unwanted hearts in service Two pigeons, side by side, pecking at crumbs on a city street. It is not an unusual sight. Flying rats, many call them. They … Continue reading

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The Tunnel – by Trent P. McDonald #writephoto

Photo by Sue Vincent “Dad!  Dad!” Cate and Leo came running up to the back of the house, where I was doing chores. “Whoa, calm down, what’s the rush?  Being chased by a hornet again?” I asked. “Dwarves, Dad,” Leo … Continue reading

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Flying High by Neel Anil Panicker #writephoto

“Oh my little baby, do you know how lucky you are! Mrs Sinha proclaimed, unabashed delight overriding an otherwise phlegmatic demeanor. ‘Yes Aishu, your mother’s right. We’re most fortunate the proposal has come from the Guptas.’ Aishwarya looked across the … Continue reading

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Wings by Leena #writephoto

It was a beautiful sunny morning like every weekend. Little kids playing in the park, couples cozying in each others arms busy in their own small romantic world, a few people were relaxing by reading books or just lying around. … Continue reading

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