Tag Archives: youth

The Wish List

I’d had occasion to delve into the depths of old diaries. I had kept them on and off for years, but when I went to work in France in 1981 my mother bought me an A4 book and suggested I … Continue reading

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In Our Youth ~ Annette Kalandros #writephoto

You glisten always. Lighting no difference– In pitch black even, You glisten, Continue reading at Hearing The Mermaids Sing

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Weird Stuff ~ Andrew Joyce

Reblogged from Andrew Joyce : Note: Here’s another snippet of my youth. I don’t know why I’m writing so much about myself these days. Perhaps all those people who have, throughout the years, told me it wasn’t all about me … Continue reading

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Fledglings #midnighthaiku

Wide-eyed and eager Fledgling foragers fly free Adventure beckons

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The dragonfly perched on the sun warmed granite of the bench… more than I am allowed to do, as it still has to be drilled and fixed immovably in place. I was precariously perched on the edge of a flowerbed, … Continue reading

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UFO #midnighthaiku

An uncommon guest All youthful exuberance Immature beauty This gorgeous little creature is a new visitor to the garden. I think he…or she…is a youngster and was intent on checking out the pool in his new home, disappearing into the … Continue reading

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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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