Sammiscribbles weekend writing prompt #265

I find language used in levity

is more effective when maintaining brevity

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Crimsons Creative Challenge #189 “Paradise lost.”

Ensuring our scent was not carried on the breeze

we found a vantage point among the trees

our precautions were soon put to the test

with a lovely sight we were soon blessed

such an idyllic scene there was no doubt

till without warning a single shot rang out.

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Ronovan writes #Haiku prompt #415

Nature’s melody

will always greet the new day

the circle of life

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Sammiscribbles weekend writing prompt #264 #Inspirational

It’s Saturday morning once again

a day Bob liked because when

he opened his Outlook email box

there was often one from Sammi Cox

knowing these prompts were always fun

he couldn’t wait to start on the latest one

so he went and sat at his writing desk

for the word today was, “Picturesque.”

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #188

I took a drive out on Sunday last

passing places I used to know so well

then stopped and stared my mind aghast

remembered things I still could not tell

even though many years have passed

since I last went through those gates to hell

but now with chains and padlocks sealed

the stark gates looking forlorn and sad

and though they say that time will heal

I looked and actually felt quite glad

the message here could not be clearer

surely this is the end of a great era.

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Ronovan writes #Haiku prompt #414

With many a slip

twixt cup and lip, there’s a guide

just follow your nose

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #187. #A sailor’s lament

I was out sailing in my dinghy yesterday

in the English Channel twixt Dover and Calais

I fired a distress flare at half past five

then waited for hours for a lifeboat to arrive

it wasn’t because lifeboat crews couldn’t care less

but they have no time for real sailors in distress

those people who work or just enjoy being at sea,

for now they’re too busy looking for refugees

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Ronovan writes #Haiku weekly Challenge #413

Cells start to divide

from each half new life will rise

strength in division

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #186 #Class distinction

I looked at the photo above and thought surely

a passage between the carriages there ought to be

so that in first class the gentry for tea could beckon

by some form of signal to their servants in second

and we all know tea should be not just warm but hot

so they wouldn’t need to wait for the train to stop

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Sammiscribbles weekend writing prompt #262 #Morning glory

Because it was a special Bank holiday

I decided to lie in yesterday

going downstairs I found the table laid

eggs, bacon, toast and marmalade

which was the lime version to my relief

it doesn’t leave zest sticking in your teeth.

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