Category Archives: Rhymes (Some Silly)

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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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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Mother Goose

I watched your first paddle in water; I kept you safe from harm, for I am the Mother Goose, in devotion, cackling loud in alarm Composed in response to Sammi’s Weekend Prompt: Devotion in 25 words.

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Damp-Erased

Walking the beach, Washed within reach, A message in a bottle. Not indelibly inked; Damp-erased, Writing now indistinct. Written for Sammi’s Weekend Prompt

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What Pegman Saw: O Gaia

O Gaia, O Goddess, Giant amongst Titans, Mother of gods whose very height frightens Forgive us. Forgive our trespass upon your flanks; Forgive our rubbish left at our camps Forgive our bodies, dead in their quest; Forgive the spikes driven … Continue reading

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CCC15: Mortality

Flower. Annual. Faded. Flagging. Head-hanging. Dying Reminder of our mortality. Helianthus Written for Crimson’s Creative Challenge #15 I’d like to thank The Haunted Wordsmith for introducing me to this form: the Didactic Cinquain

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CCC14: Road to Nowhere

Remember the road: The road to nowhere; Nowhere, where I go to dream; Dream of better days, a better year: A year that brings you home to me, To me from out of nowhere Written from Crimson’s Creative Challenge #14

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