https://s3-ap-southeast-2.amazonaws.com/awm-media/collection/A01005/screen/4162834.JPG The Ode They went with songs to the battle, they were young.Straight of limb, true of eyes, steady and aglow.They were staunch to the end against odds uncounted,They fell with their faces to the foe. They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:Age shall not weary them, nor the years… Continue reading ANZAC Poem
Have you ever found yourself reciting a poem you learnt many, years ago at school? One that you were tasked to learn by rote and recite out loud in front of the class? Why do these words stick like Super Glue to our permanent memory cells? When so much else fails to the memory wayside?… Continue reading Do you Remember an Inn?
We all seek guidance in our lives. From friends, family, or religion. All generations have lived through and dealt with difficult circumstances and have formulated some helpful advice along the way in quotes, sayings and proverbs. We can much from them. Every Friday, I share some I find valuable and open a discussion as to their different meanings and interpretations. Join me. I value your opinion.
The following poem is the one I have always liked and I wrote it so quickly - it must be that writing from the heart, makes a difference. I am submitting it for the October poetry month challenge. A little late but I have been occupied with hosting my own poetry challenge, which ends this… Continue reading Poetry Challenge – OctPoWriMo
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
Writing a limerick is not the easy task it seems. Combining humour and keeping to the form can be especially challenging. The A and I Poetry Challenge inspired me to try.
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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
You write poetry, you say! Join in and post your poems.
September Poetry Prompt - Seasons Write a limerick poem on the change of the season and post on your blog before 28th September. If you live in the Northern hemisphere, write about the onset of Autumn. Those living in the South, including Ineke and Amanda, write about the onset of Spring. A Limerick is… Continue reading Poetry Challenge – September Prompt
A and I Poetry Challenge Hosts are a Blogger and Writer, from New Zealand, Ineke, of Scrapydo2 and Blogger from Australia, Amanda, of Something to Ponder About. Amanda’s Poetry challenge is in English and Ineke’s Poetry Challenge is in Afrikaans, (with many translations in English). Everyone is welcome to join in. You can write in either language,… Continue reading Poetry Challenge – August Heart Poems
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
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
A and I Bilingual Poetry challenge submissions for July. Multicultural words from across the globe.