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About crimsonprose

Spinner of Asaric and Mythic tales

Crimson’s Creative Challenge #36

Welcome to my weekly challenge—open to all—just for FUN, FUN, FUN Here’s how it works: Every Wednesday I post a photo (this week it’s that one above.) You respond with something CREATIVE Here are some suggestions: An answering photo A … Continue reading

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Pour Me a Guinness

Merry Christmas Pour me a Guinness What, are you leaving before you finish? You bet, there are limits. But I’m gutted, my heart you diminish What do you want me to do? Grimace? Wordcount 33 Written for Sammi’s Weekend Writing … Continue reading

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What Pegman Saw: Of Mud and Trade

It formed where the three rivers joined, between the island-guarded northern bank and southern cliffs, at the estuary the Celtic Iceni called “Noisy Mouth” (for the strident gulls that roosted there). The Romans helped. They built a fort on the … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: In a Bind

This Sunday, I feature bindweed … Buds of bindweed, thinking about blossoming soon. The video below follows the process, from bud to open flower. And yes, I know these are every gardener’s bane. But seen in the wild, where they … Continue reading

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By Sand, Stone, Sky and Sea

Sheringham, a quaint fishing village on the North Norfolk Coast was my resort of preference when my children were young. In those days, at low tide, there were rock pools with sea anemones and hermit crabs. But erosion and accretion … Continue reading

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Vagrant Whispers

The fourth poem accepted by Whispers and Echoes—Tattered Remnants—is published today. Tattered remnants of desiccated leaves … See Whispers and Echoes for the rest of the poem Tattered Remnants was written in 2003 and posted on crimsonprose in my first … Continue reading

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Friday Flauna: A Snail’s Trail

I love the pretty shells of our native snails, and having caught these two napping, I thought I’d share … I don’t know enough about snails to name either of these. I checked out wikipedia. And came away exhausted. TMI! … Continue reading

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