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  • Blue.

    Blue. Whilst giving my poet’s brain some dozing time this weekend, I am looking to two of my wordsmith heroes and pilfering their greatness for my post. From one of the masters of verse, W. H Auden, comes the poem ‘Funeral Blues’, which I first heard as a ten year old that, for some reason, after having taped it […]

  • Monday Muse.
  • Orange Peel.

    I am a writer of many syllables, and so today’s monosyllabic writing task for the Daily Prompt proved a rather tricky prospect for my frantic pen… She said that she should hide the tops of those legs, they were grim. She said she should hide the tops of those arms, they were grim too. Put all out […]

  • Fiction.
  • Smile.

    Today’s Daily Prompt is rather apt for someone who is entering the last year of her twenties tomorrow… “You’re tasked with creating a brand new astrological sign for the people born around your birthday — based solely on yourself. What would your new sign be, and how would you describe those who share it?”     Her teeth […]

  • This is Your Life
  • I'm with the band.

      Laura didn’t have an imaginary friend. But she did have a series of Take That dolls that were entirely representative of their real life counterparts when they whispered sweet nothings to her.   This post is in response to today’s Daily Prompt, Imaginary Friend…     http://dailypost.wordpress.com/dp_prompt/imaginary-friend/trackback/    

  • Fiction.
  • Beast.

    Letting my pencil run away with itself again today with a free writing task… Beast. As each limb twisted you could see muscles sliding beneath dense black tufts of fur. He was short and stocky, a compact beast with a thick skin. He thudded through the green reeds and shook the ground with every step. […]