Out to sea

#Octpowrimo #Ocean #Sea Sat on a boat in the Sunshine enjoying the ocean blues as the sealife swims alongside Shoals of excitable marine life are following the line of the boat Slicing through the waves each passenger lifts up slightly as the boat goes up a touch

Shadow V.3

#FOWC #Shadow A response by inky to Fandango’s One word challenge Sunshine’s monochrome friend Heavens Universal to animal, bird, reptile and human As the sun shines its beams – it appears on the floor Disappearing when the clouds cover it up Of course – they disappear When the sun goes behind – reappearing on aContinue reading “Shadow V.3”

Bank Holiday Monday

#Easter #Holiday The collective heads at the weather office looked dumbfounded at the view outside the window it was a common convention – it rained on a Bank Holiday and yet, blue skies and sun were the order of the day flowers were drenched in sunshine and people were enjoying picnics in the park asContinue reading “Bank Holiday Monday”

Singing in the rain

#In light of the lack of a fresh writing prompt – i’ve poached this one from the wordpress e-book – 365 Writing prompts….enjoy….inky.# Salford 16th June 2018 Inclement is how the weathermen would have put it the weather itself couldn’t make its mind up the sun was out – the birds were tweeting – andContinue reading “Singing in the rain”


Salford, 9th February 2018 Tend Plants need looking after when they’re little. I remember , as a lad being given three packets of seed by my Grandad. they never told me what was in those silver packets but each day i’d go to my spot by the lawn, to see what popped out of theContinue reading “Tend”

Outer Layers

Outer Layers Salford 19th August 2017 They say clothes make the man / woman well, whoever wrote that obviously lives somewhere nearer to the equator than i do. They’ve also never experienced the phenomenon that is Horizontal Rain. If its sunbathing weather – then obviously i’ll be in shirt sleeves and a pair of shortsContinue reading “Outer Layers”

Ode to a cactus

Prickle Once only found in Desert sand a gardener decided to hatch a plan developing a succelent that’s happy at home, as well as gardenment living in pots of sandy soil whilst in the heat other plants toiled this funny green plant, just grew away amusing those in the garden at play flowering in theContinue reading “Ode to a cactus”

A Fine parade

#park #garden #family #adults #children #rain #language #weather #acrostic borrowed from my pages on allpoetry.com Some of the language, applied by the adults could not be readily repeated in front of the young enfants but when you’re promised sunshine and its lashing down buckets of H20 on everyone’s heads – picnic ruined understandably – itsContinue reading “A Fine parade”

Caribbean Green

    #coloryourworld #cyw #caribbeangreen #acrostic #sea #beach   25th February 2017 Calm waters lapping on a tropical bay As gentle breezes temper the rising mercury Relax in your hammock – under the shade of a palm It’s a wonderful moment, Being by the jewel clear waters Beaches – with cool white sand Each holding a special moment As you soakContinue reading “Caribbean Green”