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Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge # 34 – POWER & ALLURE

  Colleen’s  prompt words this week, power and allure are just up my alley! So here’s a short extract from my YA fantasy manuscript followed by a haiku. The Curse of Time: The Bloodstone – excerpt.  Stealing a glance at Ryder I … Continue reading

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Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge # 33 – CLEAN & SHARP

For this week’s poetry challenge Colleen has given us a tricky prompt – clean and sharp. Clean isn’t exactly my favourite word and neither is sharp! I suppose both of them coupled together conjure up moments in our household where my … Continue reading

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Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge # 32 – LEAD & SAVE

The prompt words from Colleen this week are lead and save which are appropriate for two reasons. First, I lost some of my manuscript! Somehow bl**** word, yes I am swearing profusely, lost three of my chapters which had me … Continue reading

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Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge # 31 – PEACE & TEAR

My entry to Colleen’s weekly poetry challenge this week is inspired by a piece I am editing for Dan Alatorre’s Word Weaving Competition. It is taken from a part completed memoir I’ve written of my dad’s early childhood before the Second … Continue reading

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RonovanWrites #Weekly #Haiku #Poetry Prompt #Challenge #145 Beautiful&Curse

The prompt words really attracted me to Ronovan’s Haiku Challenge this week…. (It’s a long time since I’ve joined in as I have been so busy!) as they relate beautifully to my manuscript – The Curse of Time, which I am close … Continue reading

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Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge # 30 – Wish & Magic

Colleen Chesebro’s Poetry Challenge Colleen Chesebro and I share quite a few interests in common, as a matter of fact we do find that when we do those quizzes on Facebook we sometimes get the same results! This morning we both … Continue reading

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That Twinkle in her Eyes is Magic

  The following piece of poetry was inspired by my working as a lingerie stylist at Rigby and Peller. It’s a Cinquain  which I discovered about on Poetry Zone. A Cinquain has twenty-two syllables in five lines (two, four, six, eight and … Continue reading

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Colleen’s Weekly #Poetry Challenge # 27 – “Light & Dark”

Light and dark  – what great prompt words from Colleen this week.  I’ve always been fascinated by the interplay between light, and darkness. Here’s my haibun inspired by a paragraph from my current manuscript: The Curse of Time, which I am … Continue reading

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Colleen’s Weekly Poetry Challenge #26

  Colleen’s prompt words this week are : Earth and Water. I decided to stick with the Tanka form, but you can write either a Tanka, Haiku or a Haibun. Very saddened to hear about the terrorist atrocity in London’s … Continue reading

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Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka #Poetry Challenge # 24 – “FIRE & RAIN”

Colleen’s prompt words this week  Fire and Rain are quite tricky… wonder how to approach this. I might as well confess what my new job is… I was a lingerie stylist at Rigby and Peller but unfortunately my maternity leave contract … Continue reading

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