Tag Archives: childhood

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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Flow #writephoto – Lady Lee Manila

Torrents of water travel its path So uplifting good for my bath Cascade so powerful as it whir Travel its path torrents of water Force of nature, lovely and brutal Curtain of white water so ample As we swim, place … Continue reading

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Guest writer – Michelle Clements James – A Ghostly Figure in the Hall

Just after my 6th birthday, my parents bought an old house in what was then a rural area.  It was purported to be haunted, though Mom and Dad did not mention that to myself nor my brothers and sisters. I … Continue reading

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Guest writer: Jennie Fitzkee – Seeing is Believing

When I was a little girl in second grade, my bed was right beside a big window.  Looking at the stars at night or the clouds and sun in the morning was always a joy.  My fondness for sky watching … Continue reading

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Field of dreams..?

Long, long ago, when the world was still young and I was younger still, I moved into a house with a garden. It wasn’t much of a garden, long-deserted, overgrown and gone to seed, but my mind painted it in … Continue reading

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Jewels

Fairy silhouettes Skimming through the wildflowers Against summer skies A momentary magic Gifting the eyes of a child I have never seen as many dragonflies as I have this summer. From tiny turquoise damsels that cast a jewelled haze above … Continue reading

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Guest writer: Jennie Fitzkee – The Peanut Man

Teacher Jennie Fitzkee shares another of her ‘Jennie stories…tales she tells to delight the children in her care… and the child inside the rest of us. “It happened like this… When I was in first grade, second grade, and third … Continue reading

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