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Australian Slang – Lost in Translation, Mate

Sometimes, Australian Slang causes problems. Every Aussie uses it. When you're born here, the meaning of those strange, shortened words are absorbed by osmosis. We are hardly even cognizant we're saying them. We assume everyone understands what we mean. Photo Credit: Facebook However, being so different to standard English words, the Australian Vernacular makes it… Continue reading Australian Slang – Lost in Translation, Mate

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Poetry Challenge – October Reminder

October Prompt: ~ Write a poem to, or about, your future self. How might you see yourself, or your life, in ten years time.   Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com   This prompt is merely a suggestion and you may choose a topic of your liking and still be included in the challenge. Remember to… Continue reading Poetry Challenge – October Reminder

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Poetry Challenge – September Round up

    The Prompt for September was to write a Limerick or humorous poem. Only five lines long, limerick poems have an ‘AABBA’ rhyme scheme.   Featured Poets – Colonialist's Blog     I do suppose that each season Does come with a kind of a reason, And most are quite fine, But I draw… Continue reading Poetry Challenge – September Round up

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Poetry Challenge – August prompt closing soon

A and I Poetry Challenge - August prompt Contributions for August close soon. Publish a blog post with your poem before 30th August if you wish to be included in the round up for August: Write a Heart Poem: This might be a poem with lines written in the shape of a heart, or a poem… Continue reading Poetry Challenge – August prompt closing soon

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Poetry Challenge – August Prompt and Writing Resources

A and I Poetry Challenge-  Tips on Writing and Prompt for August - see below Hosts Blogger and writer from New Zealand, Ineke from scrapydo2.wordpress.com and Blogger, Amanda from Something to Ponder About, are jointly hosting the A and I Poetry Challenge in English and in Afrikaans, in the WordPress community. The challenge is open to everyone, from complete… Continue reading Poetry Challenge – August Prompt and Writing Resources

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Upcoming Poetry Challenge for Beginner Poets

Are you a writer or a poet, or you would like to be. This poetry challenge is for complete beginners who wish to write. We support you through the six months the challenge runs. One poem per month. You can do it!! Join in..