Tag Archives: fear

In cold blood…

I knew what my son was going to say, as he eyed up the weather and the new hosepipe. The one that reaches the huge pond filter at the bottom of his garden… “It’s a nice day…” Yeah, right. It … Continue reading

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Folly

As noble knights by sanctity embraced, Stories traced upon a silent tomb Emblazoned and caparisoned In semblance of history Laid to rest in glory. Truth not writ in stone, Death corrupted Serving life Enslaved. False. Fake. Worthless, Ego-wrought, Mere trumpery. … Continue reading

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Rites of Passage: Seeing beyond fear

A weekend with the Silent Eye Derbyshire, UK Friday 13th – Sunday 15th September 2019 We are all afraid of something. There are the fears of the everyday world, from arachnophobia to a fear of the dark, and the deeper … Continue reading

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Misunderstood #midnighthaiku

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Phobia

Instant reaction Fear is the true aggressor Challenge accepted Altered mode of perception Renewed curiosity Triumph of nature Miniature magnificence Confronting terror Looking with eyes wide open Accepting transformation For Colleen’s Poetry Challenge

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The Dream ~ Notes To Women #writephoto

She stared at the photo, her face turning white as a sheet.  It looked exactly like the place in her dream.  The eerie woods with its tall trees and overgrown grass that looked like hay scattered on the ground and … Continue reading

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Great Expectations..?

It had been a month since I had last been in the north and, as I took to the road once again, there was the familiar frisson of excitement that always runs through me as the journey begins. This time, … Continue reading

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The Proposal ~ James Pyles #writephoto

Fear drenched Simon Clark like the sweat that covered his body. The wooded path made it look like a morning in early Spring, but the reality of the brutal August heat and the hazy smoke of a dozen wildfires across … Continue reading

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On the Way to Grandmas ~ Michael #writephoto

My dad always told me whenever I took the walk through the passage in the forest to watch out for drop bears. Making me feel relaxed when I walked through the gloom that was that past of the forest. He … Continue reading

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Nightmare #midnighthaiku

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