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Spinner of Asaric and Mythic tales

I’ll Give It a Miss

Oh Sammi, Sammi, Sammi dear What a project set I’ve thought and thought and thought and thought But I’ve had no inspiration yet The solstices, they’re no problem Summer and winter too For those I’ll easily whip up a rhyme … Continue reading

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Four Funerals and a Wedding

What a week. Four funerals attended, done nothing but rain. But come Saturday week I don’t care if the sun does hide. For then strong-limbed  young Bridget becomes my flame-headed Bride. Oops, not Rams Island, not even Northern Ireland. My … Continue reading

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Sunday Fungi: Cream-Tinted

The paler fungi, especially those that are mushroom-coloured, aren’t the easiest subjects. They catch and reflect too much light. So I was happy with this little cluster came out right.

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Which Way?

The photo says it all I walk. A lot. Outside of towns, along country paths, over meadows, trailing through woods. Miles away from the nearest convenience. And so this photo, Which Way (to go …) [For details of #2019picoftheweek challenge  … Continue reading

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CCC#18: The Dragon and the Genii

T’were green, it was T’were ‘ooge Drizzling teeth it ‘ad, breathing fire But we ‘adn’t no fear, we ‘d not We’d a few bottled-genii in ‘ere. Written for Crimson’s Creative Challenge #18

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #18

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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Twice Daily Covered

Sand-coated sea-stones, reds and blacks Masquerading tumbled green glass White and coloured quartz that glisten Jet and precious amber microscopic dust Cockles, lugworms, winkles, driftwood Starfish, crabs and mermaids’ purses Blackened groynes grown thick with limpets Castles, buckets, spades abandoned … Continue reading

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