Decorator Crab

#Napowrimo #sea #ocean #crustacean Decorator Crab – painted by inky in painter from original in Bing images Down at the bottom of the coastal water – is everyone’s favourite crustacean creating his clever disguise to fool even the most sharp eyed bird over the sea bed he collects bits of shell and oyster pearl reactions …

What lies beneath

#writeclub #whatliesbeneath #napowrimo what lies beneath…. I In the Garden Guarded by Gnomes under the depths of your lawn flower bulbs lie sleeping awaiting the first rays of spring II A little bit deeper you’ll come across sand, soil and clay and perhaps some tesserae from a roman dwelling or villa Coins from a market …

All Spent up

#fowc #Napowrimo Photo by Ylanite Koppens on Pexels.com I don’t know what you’d call it Inflation , perhaps ? If you took your single gold coin Inside the confectioner’s It would give you half the bag of boiled sweets Instead of what you got last year In fact you wouldn’t get any change It would …

Before the lights went out

#napowrimo #writeclub #energy #beforethelightswentout Photo by Valeria Boltneva on Pexels.com With a Nod to Ann @ Writeclub…… Before the lights went out families were enjoying the stuff on tv while mum and dad were heating stuff in the cooker for tea and the earth warmed up another n’th of a degree Before the lights went …

Cadence

#Napowrimo #writeclub Photo by Johannes Plenio on Pexels.com Listen…. can you hear it? as the morning sun pops its head above the horizon the rise and fall of the musical local wildlife discussing the day can be heard in every green space in the land news of the morning new chicks in the nest meaning …

Strains of a Sundae

#Napowrimo #icecream #sundae Photo by Gustavo Peres on Pexels.com Served up after dinner – I wait Up to now i’ve been content – sat in the blast chiller Next thing i know i’m served up to the crowd Digging into my scoops of strawberry, banana and chocolate And Mining deep down the bottom of my …

Learning your Lesson

#Napowrimo #writeclub #Learning with a nod to Leanne @ Writeclub for the prompt I Learning begins as soon as your born as you’ve got to waddle across the floor to get to your soft toys II Instruction comes from your elders touching something hot if you don’t know what you’re doing leads to singed little …

Tears Smudge the words i write

#Emotions #Tears #Writing With a Nod to Gary @ Writeclub for the days prompt I Distance can hurt over a period of time II I try to pen those emotions onto paper III Thoughts turn into raindrops falling onto page IV Words of ink smudged as feelings cascade across the vellum V The puddles dry, …

Lemon Meringue Pie

#Napowrimo #Food #Character I when i was made i promised a lot zesty , light and zingy fresh tasting lemon cloudlike meringue and a buttery biscuit base II Each spoonful supposedly taking you off to the greens of the med where my fruit grew and blue skies shone III Initial reactions – Brilliant till about …

Describe

#FOWC #Describe Taken by the author with a SAMSUNG Camera Definition everybody’s challenge – tell me about that strawberry that’s sitting on the plate could it be more luscious and red? if you could what else would you tell me built for the perfect pavlova ? – or just the berry to be enjoyed in …