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Acrostic Art Poetry

Sketchy

#fowc #sketchy

Doodle from Soccer Alex @ Photobucket.com

Some say, there’s the start of a masterpiece in that notebook of hers

Kept in a top draw of her work desk

End pieces for show ? No, but look beyond the layers of random doodle

There’s the beginnings of something that

Could be talked about by art critics for many years to come – but for now

Held away, till she’s ready for the world to see it

You could take a sneaky peek – but you would only see the first splat on the canvas

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Acrostic Life Poetry

Prerogative

#fowc #prerogative

Picking out your own path

Really doesn’t need anyones permission

Even if you seek advice

Roads they travel down are down to you

Of course, there will be times you may

Go down the wrong route,

Reaction to that ? It’s part of the learning process

And the final decision is down to you…

There’s always another turn in the road, and

If you don’t like a particular path you can

Veer away from it if you want to

Expect a surprise or two…that’s life!

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Poetry

Choice

#Writephoto #Choice

Salford, 6th February 2020

bakewell stream

Choices vary when you’re off on a

hike, getting to a bank of a stream – gives you two

obvious ones – you can turn back and look for another path or

if you’re determined, you can get your feet wet

crossing the water to get where you want to go

eagle eyed scouts – have a third choice – consult the map

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Poetry

Recipe for Learning

Salford 5th February 2020

A tale of a meet and greeter at IWM North, Manchester

Take a good handful of young minds

and interesting artifacts from a fire engine to a British tank

under some really unusual lighting

give them a tale of a teapot smashed and

hold their attention with items in a display – leave for 5 –

then let them handle an old helmet or two

! While you tell them all about it !

Categories
Acrostic Poetry Sport Sports

Tribal

#Fowc #Football #Soccer #Rugby

Two crowds sit on their

Respective rumps, cheering on the warriors

In their tribes colours Red or Blue

By the end of the first act

A tribe at one end of the ground is jubilant

Leaping in the air – whilst the other isn’t so happy

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Drink Pleasures Poetry

Mystics Brew

an acrostic tale by inky, taken out of his repository at allpoetry.com

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Peering into the deep china cup
each white wisp formed a cloud in the liquid
rolling around before rising in the air
chances were our drinker could
envisage the future from her brew
peering at the bottom of her
tannin stained tea receptacle
if you were expecting coffee
our mystic would say you would be wrong
no real mystic could read the mud from a coffee.

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Animals Poetry

Furry Bear

#Cyw #Fuzzywuzzybrown

Sat by his cave , somewhere in the zoo

a relative of your old pal – winnie the pooh

climbing his branches , carefully placed

and giving his luncheon a bit of a taste

looks out at the crowd like it’s a TV

and then he goes off – in search of honey

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Colours Nature Poetry

Forest Green

#CYW #ForestGreen

For years you’ve seen this glorious colour

out in the wilds beyond your door

rolling hills and valleys

encapsulated in it by

swathes of green grass and

trees as far as the view will take it

Grown from a simple cutting

reaching up high to the nearest cloud

everyone enjoys walking among them

each looking about to see which animal enjoys the

nuts and berries grown from the branches

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Acrostic Cooking Food Pleasures Poetry

Spaghetti

Salford 3rd February 2020

#food #acrostic #spaghetti #bolognaise

Spaghetti : Image from stock art created by Inky Using Painter Essentials 7

Sent headlong into the boiling water

Pasta long and thin took a bit of a hot bath

As it did, the concoction it was being served with

Gradually came together, as minced beef met up in a

Hot tomato jacuzzi with onion , carrot and mushroom

Eventually,

Turned out onto plates and sauce and pasta

Twirled together round a trident aided by a spoon

Italian cuisine turned out on Mancunian plates

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Acrostic Cooking Eating Food Poetry

Toastie

#Food #Poetry

Salford, 2nd February 2020

Totally encompassed in this little parcel

out of nowhere,

a sausage or two

sends sensations to the tastebuds

totally making them wild with each chew

inquisitive minds wonder – what’s in it that’s so delicious ?

eat up! and you’ll find out!