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Sammiscribbles weekend writing prompt #240 Guardian of the forest

Whether in a sunlit forest clearing or hidden deep within the dank, moist shade he will be found forever preening a gaudy, strutting Indian brave, proudly standing with his tail displayed, a hundred eyes are always watching throughout earth’s history was there ever found in nature a sight quite matching the splendour of each jewelled […]

Sammiscribbles weekend writing prompt #240 Guardian of the forest

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Sammiscribbles weekend writing prompt #244 #All in a day’s work

When asked about June twenty eighteen

I will always remember the scene

What I did was not being brave

Rescuing the boys who were trapped in that cave

The, “Wild Boars,” junior football team

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #166 Spooky

Twixt bin and bench one day was found

a full three feet below the ground

some curious objects from history

giving rise to a local mystery

when asked how old no one seemed to know

but they were placed there long ago

now if you want to go and see’em

you’ll have to visit the county museum

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Sammiscribbles weekend writing prompt #243 The King and I

I’d like to tell you about a king

who was rather free with wedding rings

and got wed a full six times

giving rise to a nursery rhyme

his throne was destined for another

but untimely death befell his brother

his temerity to all was clear

but soon he began to rely on fear

and by his capricious nature

those once called friend now often traitor

Who am I?

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Ronovan writes #Decima prompt #91 #Devotions,

At six o’clock the vespers bell,

in gloomy silence through the aisle

eight black clad figures slowly file

I waking now, might fear in hell

but memory my chest would swell

as fulfilling spiritual need

I turn the page from which I read

the chosen passage of the day

while with heads bowed my brothers pray

as we avow our daily creed

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #165 Orphan

What’s that creature down below

basking in the summer glow

it looks like a kitten to me

perhaps it floated in on the sea

shall we go down and pick it up

no look again it’s a seal pup

it’s mother’s probably quite near

she’ll look after the little dear

but if she doesn’t come back soon

well tell the warden who knows what to do

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Ronovan writes #Haiku prompt #391

We sit by the burn

and remember the old days

Spring in the Highlands

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Sammiscribbles weekend writing prompt #242 Night ritual

At the end of every evening

before switching off the lights

I check on my household pets

and bid them all Goodnight

a tank containing goldfish

two cats and dog as well

I sometimes say it to my wife

or else she gives me hell

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