Tag Archives: Verse

Smorgasbord Book Reviews – #Verse – Doggerel: Life with the small dog by Sue Vincent #Doglovers

Ani gets a lovely review of her new book, Doggerel, from Sally Cronin at Smorgasbord. Delighted to share my review for this lovely book of verse that so brilliantly reveals more about a small black dog with a massive heart. … Continue reading

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Out now! Doggerel: Life with the Small Dog…

I dream of literary heights, Of poetry and fancy’s flights… Of philosophical debates And tales the inner heart relates. She dreams of tennis balls in flight, Of sneaking cuddles in the night, Of muddy walks and open gates And chicken … Continue reading

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Free day?

I had a whole day to myself! Let’s be clear, I don’t often get one of those through the year When I don’t have appointments and don’t need to drive But can simply sit back and be glad I’m alive. … Continue reading

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Breaking bad?

It started with a tyre, then another, then a third… “The tracking’s out,” they said, although the price was all I heard. “The fourth one will need doing soon, and have you checked the spare?” Now, should I groan and … Continue reading

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Illustration: Edward Lear I can knock up a poem In no time at all, If my time’s running short And my back’s to the wall. It isn’t a talent, My brain is just geared To rhyming and meter And verging … Continue reading

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The small dog and the song of ‘hey…er, what the?’

By the door an itchy small dog Waits for access to the garden Needs the cool of morning dewdrops To appease the summer stifle Bounds outside into the silence Long before the birds have woken Spots a space invader soaring … Continue reading

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A Ghost Story ~ Bladud Fleas #writephoto

Along that passage we share with presence unseen, only knowing they’re there and perhaps where they’ve been, by the scent of dankness, like dew on old earth, or stone dust; by the motes which twist in the morning’s beam, and … Continue reading

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Tower by Kim Blades #writephoto

My response to Sue Vincent’s weekly photo prompt. Thursday photo prompt – Tower – #writephoto One day while out walking I came across a calm, secluded scene of crannied walls and mossy stone clad in one green hue, connecting the landscape … Continue reading

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Gemini in the sky: constant change #writephoto

Calm waters of azure ocean tsunami with violent emotion. every lash of the salty water hard rocks erode with every lather. Dawn slowly embraces the gloaming migrant wings return to nest, roaming. branches shed green coat, hook to don a … Continue reading

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The Tunnel: #writephoto by Maniparna

  It’s the light that often blinds us I prefer the apparition Of darkness. For darkness motivates you To find the path on your own To make moves To create the light That’ll end the tunnel Making your existence meaningful. … Continue reading

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