Tag Archives: youth

Perspectives #writephoto

Age Heavy Weight of years Bending the back Making old bones creak Sighing for youth long lost For the first shy blush of spring The silent laughter of lovers All the rainbow colours of wonder Lost in a monochrome haze … Continue reading

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Innocence #midnighthaiku

* Play the cute factor All endearing eagerness …Hide the evidence. *  

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The wounded heart of Paris

The white dome of the Sacré-Cœur, floating like some fairy tale castle against the blackness was my very first glimpse of Paris. It was a school trip, we were no more than children… and I fell in love with the … Continue reading

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The Pillar ~ Na’ama Yehuda #writephoto

The youngsters always met by The Pillar. Their parents had. Their grandparents had, and the great-grands before that and on and on till time before time. It was a rite of passage of sort. A congregation-point for those just past … Continue reading

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Songs for the seasonally challenged… II

To the tune of Christmas Alphabet… C is for the chestnuts that you didn’t get to roast H is for the hangover that you regret the most R is for the reindeer that you saw when you got high I … Continue reading

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Guest author: Sheila Williams ~ St Tropez, a story extract and a NEW book!

When I was fifteen my parents considered me sensible enough to go on an exchange holiday to France. Little did they know. I was excited, nervous. I had never been on holiday alone; I had never been in a plane; … Continue reading

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Unmoved #midnighthaiku

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Guest author: Sally Cronin ~ Why I am skipping old age and looking forward to my second childhood instead

It is always a pleasure to have Sally over as a guest, especially when she is writing about an issue so close to my heart: My thanks to Sue for the invitation to write a post for her today… always … Continue reading

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Avenue of Peace – Iain Kelly #writephoto

And now the light at the end of the avenue calls, the journey almost complete. At one end, back that way, new seeds are growing, young saplings stretching from the earth to which I must return. Once young myself, I … Continue reading

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Splashing About – Kate #writephoto

Yeh a day off school and all day to fool race down to the pool rock splashing real cool! Time out with the mates not thinking of girls or dates never contemplating our fates family, mortgage or bank rates Continue … Continue reading

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