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The Writing of a Story of Words

This is a warm-up exercise I found in Wingbeats II, edited by Scott Wiggerman & David Meischen, a book full of exercises in poetry that are great fun to try. This one is called line-building and I recommend it for … Continue reading

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Varied Journeys

It’s our anniversary today. It’ll be a quiet celebration, heart-felt just the same. We’re together and that’s what counts. I wrote this poem for our fortieth and it still holds true … A VARIED JOURNEYS how far did we promise?                          … Continue reading

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Answering the Challenge

I don’t often write rhyming poetry, but when I do I have a lot of fun! Just don’t take this seriously! Words are tools, jester’s cap and bells, wisdom, and adventure … A A ANSWERING THE CHALLENGE       … Continue reading

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The Prose of my Life

I spent time over Christmas detailing my genealogy, digging out dates and places, with one of my sons. Which, of course, set me looking back and remembering. The result is a potted autobiography, great fun to write … A A … Continue reading

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Told Again

We’ve been telling the Christmas story for two thousand years. It’s been added to with tales of Mary and Joseph’s travels, embellished by Father Christmas stories, embroidered by legends of the fourth Wiseman. But it remains the story of a … Continue reading

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Knitted Family

I was visiting an elderly friend a while ago and became fascinated as she knitted without watching her fingers, and talked. Our conversation wandered through family … ordinary everyday things. It was comfortable and curiously comforting … A A KNITTED … Continue reading

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Joseph and Mary

I’ve always wondered about Joseph and Mary. Off they went, Mary heavily pregnant, on a jolting journey. I suppose Mary couldn’t be left at home to have the baby in peace, but imagine how she felt, day after day, hoping … Continue reading

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