Samiscribbles weekend writing prompt #288 #A sight to remember

After a lifetime spent going to sea

I have many memories

but one that is truly momentous

is watching a whale vent as

it rises to take one more gulp of air

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #212

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: …

Crimson’s Creative Challenge #212

Inspired by the above is https://bobfairfield.org/2022/11/30/crimsons-creative-challenge-212-creatures-of-the-night/

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #212 #Creatures of the night

Beneath bronzed bracken fronds are formed

tracks left by frenzied creatures as

the rising sun proclaims the morn

the time for foraging now is passed

beneath drooping eyelids, bellies full

warm, grass-lined burrows gently call

for now their long night’s work is done

they again await the setting sun

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Ronovan writes #Haiku prompt #438

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Sammiscribbles weekend writing prompt #287 Aghast at the past

There’s an old adage you must surely have heard

it just trips off the tip of the tongue

but now it’s replaced by a single word which

I think is from the East but most famously sung

on a record by the Beatles a long while ago

or perhaps not all of them but just the one

Instant Karma on Chapman we should entreat

and then surely find that revenge is sweet.

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #211 #Ploughing a furrow

I have a little tractor

I ride on it all day

But if I asked my wife to do it

I know what she would say

Be off with you, you silly fool

You’ll not get me riding up there

I’m not interested in farmer’s tools

it would make a mess of my hair.

I’ve got work I must do here

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Ronovan writes #Haiku prompt #437

Destiny awaits

bringing both joy and sadness

both finely balanced

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Sammiscribbles weekend writing prompt #286 #The joy of books

I went down to the library in Camden

their selection of books is outstanding

I met up with my very old friend Leopold

he was once a renowned bibliopole

now retired he still likes to keep his hand in

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #210 #Forest furniture

I went to my mother and said where’s

the little wooden table and two chairs

she looked out the window then said to me

they’re at the bottom of the garden can’t you see

I said to her that I had just been there

and I couldn’t find them anywhere

she said go and look down by the trees

they’re probably covered in the Autumn leaves

and so of course when I went out to see

they were right where Mummy said they’d be

Clever Mummy

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Ronovan writes #Haiku weekly prompt #436

The empty goatskin

can revive the drowning man

air replacing water

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