The Mind Sharpener

#writeclub #writing #character The blank sheet of brilliant white paper seemed a heck of a lot smaller with each turn of the pencil as it chewed away You could have said the garbled message at the top of the page with its blunted instruction was clearer by the end of the scribble and with each …

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, …

Inside the envelope

#Writeclub #Insidetheenvelope Photo by cottonbro on Pexels.com Another Writeclub Prompt for Napowrimo….Cheers to Anne for Providing this one…. I Communication tween two people that really cannot be said down a copper wire II Specially composed text for a loved one living many miles from you Distance over water brought closer by ink III Someone’s special …

Patience of Poets

#writeclub Photo by Ku00fcbra G. on Pexels.com Poetry as a pastime, can be taken as more a marathon than a sprint in that, inspiration needs to grow every seed of an idea needs something to make it the final article crafting and editing, perhaps adding drawings and colour so everyone will be attracted to it …

Coffee Shop Poet

#writeclub #coffeeshoppoet “John at the bar is a friend of mine – he gets me my drinks for free” (Piano Man – B.Joel) Somethings brewin’ not in the kettle and not in the coffee machine but paper’s developing a masterpiece Created in the Coffee shop out of observations fixed in the mind flowing words fall …