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
Poetry Writing Tips included below:- Time is almost up for posting poems for the A and I Poetry Challenge for the month of May. Have you written your poem, yet? Post a poem with a linkback to my blog and Ineke's before the 28th May, so I can easily find it and include it in… Continue reading Poetry Writing Tips and May Challenge
I find there to be profound wisdom in proverbs, sayings and quotes and I marvel at the way they are so succinct in communicating messages to the reader. Mostly anonymous, they come to us from past generations and from across cultures. They speak of the experiences of lives lived and lessons learned. Quotes, like proverbs,… Continue reading Proverbial Thursday – Global Words of Wisdom
Each week I find a special proverb or quote that means something special. It is interesting to dissect the writing and offer different opinions of what they might mean. Proverbial thursday - that is what it is all about.
I am fascinated by the old words of proverbs and wise sayings. They come from generations past and try to impart wisdom to those of us who have not yet learned those lessons
Each week I post proverbs, quotes and sayings that I find intriguing, special or thought-provoking.
This challenge encourages to write freely for five minutes on a given topic, each day for the months of October, without major re-writing or corrections. I have labelled it Five Minutes of Summer because already it is summer here in Australia.
I find there to be profound wisdom in proverbs, sayings and quotes and I marvel at the way they are so succinct in communicating messages to the reader. Mostly anonymous, they come to us from past generations and from across cultures. They speak of the experiences of lives lived and lessons learned. Quotes, like proverbs,… Continue reading Proverbial Thursday – Global Proverbs and Sayings
Each Thursday, I share a thought - provoking saying and proverb. We can learn so much from wisdom passed down from previous generations. Although sometimes, cryptic, the succinct words often ring true and it can be educational to interpret their meanings.
Five Minutes of Summer – New Online Blogging Challenge The 31 Days Free Writing Challenge, an online writing challenge started by home blogger, Myquillyn Smith (The Nester), and now hosted by Crystal Stine, and Kate Motaung where bloggers pick one topic and write a post on that topic every day in October.