Eating Your Words. Napowrimo Day 10 2015

Playing catchup now with Napowrimo, after a very busy weekend at Pgl with my Brownie Group and Co-leader and then a bad flare up and lots of recovery time, I’m back in the saddle again. Kids back at school Monday, so all being well I’ll be able to get back into the flow. For Day…

Relax. Napowrimo, day 9

Day 9 of Napowrimo and a visual prompt. Relax Close your eyes And breath in deep In and out In and out In and out Lose yourself   In a natural rhythm  Feel  a warming sun Baking you slowly Feel a gentle breeze Cooling you nicely Hear  the gulls swoosh above Sworking in conversation  Hear …

Make up your Mind. Day 8 of Napowrimo

Day 8 of Napowrimo, playing catch up and making my mind up….. Make up your Mind A mind is such a funny thing To make up or not to make We change it continuously As others factors we do take Our minds are always growing Learning and adapting to life We take comfort from knowing…

The Cost of a Wish: Napowrimo Day 7 2015

Day 7 prompt is to write a piece about money. The Cost of a Wish  He held it tight in his hand His palm sweating against its metallic surface His heart hammering in anticipation Soon he would reach his destination A fountain flowing with endless dreams Carpeted with sparkling wishes so bright Coins thrown carrying…

Poppy Pollen

Originally posted on mermaidcamp:
Poppy pollen is a magnet for the bees Outfitted with tiny sacks on their legs To carry pollen back to the hive They work the center of the blossom Harvesting the precious particles Loaded with heavy fragrant flower dust The flight home is an odyssey for a hero At the end…

Rise: Napowrimo Day 5 2015

For day 6 prompt I have used the Napowrimo page prompt, using thr form aubade. But as usual I have added my own spin. Rise Dawn rises extinguishing the last slits of night It’s light sneaks between curtains ajar  Natures awakens with a chorus of birds While the cockerel shrilly shreaks ‘Good Morn’ And those…

Chronic: Napowrimo Day 5 2015

Day 5 of Napowrimo, the prompt didn’t really grip me today, so I’ve decided to see where the flow took me. Chronic  It’s like breathing ice cold air When it steals your breath away Grasping, gasping to control It hurts, pure pain It’s like hands frozen stiff White, blue, drained Tingling numbness It hurts, pure…

Scrap Metal: Day 4 Napowrimo 2015

Day 4 prompt. An anti love poem with as few cliches as possible. I’ve give it my best with this imaginative piece. Scrap Metal  You don’t complete me Or light up my life In fact your beneath me With the filth and the slime Your boots thick with mud Stomped over my mat Crashed through…

Starry Eyed: Napowrimo Day 3

My day three prompt, provided to us by NaPoWriMo participant Carla Jones. Today, I challenge you to take your gaze upward, and write a poem about the stars. You may find inspiration in this website that lists constellations, while also providing information on the myths associated with each one, as well as other salient information….

Companion: Napowrimo Day 2

My Day Two prompt is a poem of negation – yes (or maybe, no), I challenge you to write a poem that involves describing something in terms of what it is not, or not like. For example, if you chose a whale as the topic of your poem, you might have lines like “It does…

Life on the Farm. Napowrimo Day 1

So it begins Napowrimo 2015. I’ve got lots on this year, with a camp at pgl with my brownie group and lots of other stuff, so il try to keep on track but also want to see it as something to enjoy doing. So il try a relaxed approach this year. Day 1 Prompt for…