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Poetry

Stairs

#fowc #stairs

Stairs , Image by Inky

Some would say – ascending to new heights

travelling by foot between one floor and another

aiming to reach the other floor

in time for your central heating to kick in

relaxing in your cosy sitting spot and watching

snowflakes passing the bedroom window

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Animals Food Poetry

Spill

#Fowc #Kitchen #Spill

Some say “You can’t cry over spilt milk”

put into context – when that milk

is in a chocolate pudding – and its

landed on the kitchen floor – tears will flow as

lapping it up – instead of you – is your pet pussycat

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Poetry

mystery ii

Salford 30th March 2019

#freedomofexpression #iscriblr #mystery

a response to iscriblrs wonderful mystery challenge…enjoy.

A strange thing happened the other night

Under the cover of dark

Something with a sweet tooth paid us a call

He snook into the kitchen, without giving us a fright

And sitting down at my birthday cake, he did park

Having eaten his slice, he went out the door

Lighting up the kitchen , as he passed by the walls

And leaving a trail of cake crumbs on the floor

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Poetry Romance

Mislaid Valentine

Salford 15th February 2019

Charlie Brown

waited for the postman

for a response to the card he sent

to the red haired girl – across the field

unfortunately

he missed him

as Snoopy was dining on the card

that fell on the Brown’s hallway floor

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Acrostic

Silouhette

Silhouette

Some call him a shadowy figure

If you look at the wall carefully enough and

Look, you may just recognise him

He definitely has a definable shape

Of course – you would have a problem catching the real him

Unless you find the door or window that’s casting his form

Even then – he may be standing far away

The Moon casting his form on the wall

Take a look behind you – there’s nobody there – he’s

Exited the room under cover of darkness

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Acrostic Animals Poetry

Trill

Trill

The noise of your partying parrot

Rattling his beak on the bars of his cage

Isn’t so bad – when compared to the racket of

Large seeds falling at speed and

Landing on the bird house floor

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Acrostic Life Poetry

Tripping the light fantastic

Dancing

Daintily passing over the polished wood floor

are two pairs of feet, skipping happily across it

never seen together before – they haven’t a

care or a worry – just so long as the girl is happy

in her boyfriends arms, Dancing the

night away together – following each others

groove under the lights

Categories
Animals Colours Places Poetry Sea Water

Manatee

 

#coloryourworld #cyw #manatee

Mammal that lives in the tropical seas

Aquatic in the way it moves and breathes

Natural resident of west Indian water

Animal that grazes sea floor as it please

two large flippers allow him to weave

enjoying the plants lying under his feet

Each a present perhaps from neptunes daughter

sumptuous food for an afternoon treat

 

Categories
Acrostic Colours Fishing Sea Seaside Warm Warming Water Waterside

Pacific

pacific

artwork by inkdrop using painter essentials 5

 

#coloryourworld #blue # Pacificblue

Plenty of space down here to move

around the sunken sailing ships

collected on the sea floor.   Fishing boats, go

in search of different treasure, shoals of

fresh fish 🐟 swimming about

in the shipwrecks and coves of the ocean whilst

crabs and lobsters try to avoid fishermens traps

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Animals Humour Life

The Kitchen Floor

in response to the prompt : Dirty

When washing a kitchen floor –

it’s important to do it right

Make sure your cleaning materials

are ready for use…

Make sure the water is hot enough

to get those sugary spots off the tiles…

Use plenty of detergent

to catch every bit of dust,gravy, fat or egg

And finally – if one of you has taken the dog for a walk,

remember to take a towel with you

Doggy paws are pretty – but not when someone has just cleaned the floor!

(Note to the reader – the same approach applies to little children – only don’t clean their paws unless its time for a meal!)