Tulips in the snow

#Napowrimo #Writeclub Another response to a writeclub prompt by yours truly cheers to Gary @ Writeclub for providing it Tulips in the snow (Public Domain) The bulbs had sleeping all Winter waiting for a small hint of Spring they’d been waiting for the soil to warm up and thinking of the colour they’d bring So …

First in the water

#nature #winter #swimming First in the water (image : Brian F Kirkham) While the rest were going about their morning routine this brave soul decided to take the plunge into the northern waters fed by the Mersey and Medlock Water, skiddy in places, where jack frost had turned it to ice but with all those …

Hazard

#fowc #winter #hazard Photo by Constantin Dorin Adrian on Pexels.com Holes in the pavement and black ice – dont really make good conditions for zipping about on a winters morning as one or the other will see you flat on your back or rolling about on the floor – worse still – the drop might …

WDYS – Superheroes

Superman and Batman – by the beach Batman had took Superman for a day off by the beach “So Superman how are you enjoying your time by the sands?” Superman thought carefully – “Its nice, but i can’t help think someone’s in peril out there” Batman looked surprised – “Don’t you ever take a day …

The Answer Squash

#promptuarium #poemcrazy #napowrimo #day18 I Sweltering heat on Mediterranean shores quenching relief required up in the trees lies a solution allied with aqua cool and clear sensational on a summers day help yourself to a glass or two II Oranges, Lemons, Blackcurrants just the job on a hot sunny day something sweet and juicy to …

Icebergs

#Writeclub #Poetry #Icebergs 2nd November 2020 A piece written for the online writeclub on something a little frosty, but even they have a bit of character! They’re floating in the sea like unseen Bazookas Their glacial shadows casting over the cold blue water as the fleet of little boats navigate around them Birds sing out …

Pink sherbet

#CYW #Pinksherbet Someone should really have told you how zingy that pudding really is every day you headed for the ice cream cart rounding on this raspberry combo but your face – after the initial taste of the raspberries engaged into full on scrunch mode as your tongue took on the individual taste

Morning Battle

#Morning #Battle #writeclub Head stuck under the pillow Feet reaching for the floor Toes feeling the cold tingle of wood floor and making a retreat for the duvet Rumble of morning traffic passing by the close by road engaged in a battle to reach their destination Formula 1 – but without the engine Perhaps it …

Iceberg

#Writeclub #Iceberg Iceberg In the watery depths – it waitsCold hearted assassinEngaging its preyBoats don’t stand a chance…Even when clad with mighty armour – They’reRounded up as they try to escape – and attacked,Grounded – or Sunk If wide eyed Captains don’t open their Eyes – the crew they work with will get a surprise …