Glimpse

#Writephoto #Glimpse #Winter #Christmas As the heat from the oven moved around the kitchen space the view of the festive table was revealed by the fireplace fine silver and china laid out end to end side dishes and puddings that didn’t seem to end awaiting arrival of the festive feast a turkey or chicken , …

Javelin

#Commonwealthgames #Athletics #Field #Javelin Photo by Andy on Pexels.com You could call it one of the oldest disciplines as the soldiers hurled their spears deep into enemy territory but instead of aiming for another army your agile spear is aiming for height and length as it climbs through the air to land on the field …

Hoops

#commonwealthgames #b2022 #birmingham #basketball #3×3 Photo by Spencer Lind on Pexels.com The ball travelled around the court as masters of their craft tried to score for their team With speed, and some grace the ball travelled toward the hoop sometime dropping through the net but others bouncing off the ring Clock ticking down as the …

Malleable

#Fowc #Malleable Maybe , you would think it would take an age to mould metal as it is, some like gold and silver are really soft little amounts of heat are needed for the smith to shape it loosely for use in rings and bracelets even iron can be bent into shape with a little …

Madison

#Olympic #Cycling #Madison Team GB winning Gold in the Cycling, Lineart created from Screenshot in PSE 20 by inky Medals of precious medal are the prize as the athletes dart around the track on their cycle relay in search of the top three positions some say bronze and silver are runners up – of course …

Magic Money Tree

#writephoto Money Tree A little lad threw a pound coin down into rich brown soil his dad sat watching smiling as the lad he worked and toiled But one day, in the summer to everyone’s surprise a stalk of silver colour started to arise and when the plant did flower to the little lads glee …

Rituals

#napowrimo #chocolate #rituals Three states of chocolate….. a sweet piece by inky You stood in the newsagentobserving the aisleslike an aztec worshipperin front of a chocolate altarArmed with your golden coinsyou lifted up the chosen barand waited to pay at the tillThe foil shone under the lampsas you caught a sly smellthe waiting would be …

Silver

#writephoto #silver Water reflecting sunlight, Image by SC Vincent Should any foolhardy person want to go treasure hunting it’s not the treasure horde of a long lost pirate down in that water view you see is merely Ra peering at himself in a mirror even if you went down into the depths reflections would evaporate….and …

Oulipo – part deux

Salford 16th May 2020 Following on from yesterday’s oulipo here’s my go of an Oulipo based on Walter de la mare’s poem – Silver Here’s my take :- Slowly silently now the moose walks the nightmare in his simian shoon this way and that he peers and sees Simian fry upon simian tremeloes One by …

Sunset over Alykanas

I watched with my feet still sat in wet sand as the evening skies faded like a fire in outer space day turned slowly into night and silver fish still circled as a central point of fire and ice waited for the many moons in the grecian sky to settle in their spots like diamonds …