Education : A Found Poem

Education has produced a vast population They spend twelve months teaching children to walk and then talk and the next twelve years teaching them to sit down and shut up when all you have to do is teach them all to read its a source of amusement and fun to happy little minds Source :Continue reading “Education : A Found Poem”

Stacks of Books

Salford 15th September 2018 #CFFC #Books It’d be true to say – I like reading. I go for books with a bit of character in them,  Goscinny and Uderzos Asterix books were a favourite of mine as a kid – and I’ve now got my hands on six anniversary editions My favourite author is TerryContinue reading “Stacks of Books”

Inkling

Inkling Ideas dropped on a page notes dropped in a particular order keeping the reader of the piece engaged like clues for the detective resident in your mind interacting – but not giving you the whole scenario next guesses are down to you – It’s going to be a scintillating read, as you go throughContinue reading “Inkling”

Study

A few thoughts by inky on todays daily prompt Study Sat in a room, lined with literary works The lad peers through his assessment Understandably, he might not produce the works of Keats this evening, but with Dutiful observance, and conscientious research – he might just do well at his Year Tutors Assessment of hisContinue reading “Study”

Poetry Workshops

14th September 2017 Today i’ve had my hands in the soapsuds helping out at BASICs Cafe, Food for thought. I’ve also been assisting in helping to run a poetry workshop in the conservatory. we discussed what makes a poem and the different kinds of poem you could write covering everything from Rhymes to Acrostics, HaikusContinue reading “Poetry Workshops”

Recite

Recite Inky, enters the TARDIS again….and lands in Our Lady of Mount Carmel RC High…third year english..and the origins of his poetry I recall old wooden benches – the ones with (ironically) the old inkwell’s set into the base. Mountains of Books handed down from pupil to pupil and placed strategically on what i’d nowContinue reading “Recite”

Happy Winnie-the-pooh day!

Wednesday 18th January 2017 I’ll be posting another piece from my notebooks later, but I’ve just been informed – c/o my Facebook and Twitter feeds…that it’s Winnie-the-pooh day. and being an ardent Ursinian (that’s a fan of the Great Bear) – I thought i’d share this as it popped up on my public feed…. Pooh and oneContinue reading “Happy Winnie-the-pooh day!”

Nose in a book..and a cake…

Sunday, 4th December 2016 Mother Nature is keeping her cards close to her chest today, perfect blue 🌌 with not a ☁️ in the sky. but there’s a definite nip in the air…little Jack Frost is up and about, and he’s painted every fallen leaf 🍃 in sight Antidote to the cold ?  A cupContinue reading “Nose in a book..and a cake…”