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Hidden #midnighthaiku

Light too bright to see Blinded to reality Hiding in shadows

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Small steps…

“I need to do something.” Clinging to a lifestyle in which they felt themselves to be stuck, the person concerned said that a change was needed… a break in the pattern of their days, for to break just one link … Continue reading

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The magic of the moment

There was no way to tell what kind of a morning it would be… except that it had turned cold. Yesterday’s sunshine had been a feint, designed to instil a false sense of security and the rain had a suspicious … Continue reading

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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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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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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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