Reeds speak to you of the natural world

This is still from the poem Starfish. And in fact, I took more from the original poem in the opening. “Reeds speak to you of the natural world. They sing, they whisper”- those are all from the original poem, except for punctuation. In fact, I quite like the whole phrase together and was going toContinue reading “Reeds speak to you of the natural world”

Is it a message finally or just another day?

Yet another piece based on a prompt from the Starfish poem- I was thinking of the subscription to Wild Writing Family and I like to know that I could commit to the three times a week free writing before I got it. So what I did was go to the Wild Writing video on YouTubeContinue reading “Is it a message finally or just another day?”

Outside the Starfish drift through the channel

Yet another Wild Writing piece based on a jump-off line from the poem Starfish, actually part of a line. I personally like it, because it pushed me into the lyrical realm, which is a realm that I like to visit but I’m not convinced is my natural place. But there is this central imagery thatContinue reading “Outside the Starfish drift through the channel”

Random writing (13)

Prompt used: “Wolf-teeth moon          She looks habitual I raise the cup                    drain it of all the wind and snow Who tipped over the cupboard of the past life   enticing dust and quarrels The hymn of Fate            numb reincarnations You frown                           cry for the youth that will not return when called Although history has already becomeContinue reading “Random writing (13)”

Random writing (12)

Prompt used: “Wolf-teeth coloured moon       She lolls haggard I rally the cup                     dramatise it of all the wind and snow Who tinkled over the cupboard of the past life  entertaining dust and quarrels The hymn of Fate            numerous reincarnations You frolic                             crystallise for the youth that will not revel when called Although history has alreadyContinue reading “Random writing (12)”

Random writing (11)

Prompt used: “Falling in love is always ebony  getting along too hapless If not yours then don’t try so hard to make it so The night is already decrepit but you still don’t want to sleep… All you want is to love a person propitiously” The process of falling in love is a dark one,Continue reading “Random writing (11)”

Random writing (10)

Prompt used: “Cold laurel seemingly spreads                  shadowing over the briar in my drawing” I had a dream. In my dream, I was drawing, drawing a clump of briar, of the colour red, the red of flame, flame that reaches out to wrap around me, warming me. But then a laurel cast a shadow overContinue reading “Random writing (10)”

Random writing (8)

Prompt used: “I fell in love with a person who made me recognisable I thought that was the world that I wanted to pursue But having rushed about here and there, being misunderstood and being cheated I question whether the world underlying grown-ups always is always fleeting or inconsequent… The sky is very big butContinue reading “Random writing (8)”