Tag: poetry

P is for Poetry and Procrastination #AtoZChallenge

P is for Poetry and Procrastination #AtoZChallenge

The Blogging from A-Z Challenge continues today. Throughout April I’m posting about my life as a writer, including my inspirations, frustrations and celebrations. For the letter P, I’m talking about two of my writing weaknesses. Poetry I have a confession to make. I can’t write ‘serious poetry’. I’ve always admired T.S Elliott, Alan Ginsberg, Phillip […]

K is for King and Knave of Hearts #atozchallenge

K is for King and Knave of Hearts #atozchallenge

Throughout April I’m taking part in the Blogging from A-Z Challenge.  I’ll be posting every day (except Sundays) on my chosen theme of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll.   For the letter K, I’m looking into two of the minor characters from Alice in Wonderland, the King and Knave […]

J is for Jabberwock #atozchallenge

J is for Jabberwock #atozchallenge

Throughout April I’m taking part in the Blogging from A-Z Challenge.  I’ll be posting every day (except Sundays) on my chosen theme of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass by Lewis Carroll. For the letter J, I’m looking at Caroll’s famous fantasy monster, the Jabberwock. This frightening creature is the subject of the […]

“The Sun’s Return”, a poem inspired by Lincolnshire skies

“The Sun’s Return”, a poem inspired by Lincolnshire skies

When city-dwellers visit the Lincolnshire countryside, they often express their amazement that there is “so much sky”. My home county, the second largest in England, is characterised by wide open fields stretching right to the horizon. Apart from a beautiful cluster of hills known as “the Wolds” and the aptly-named “Steep Hill” in Lincoln, the area […]

Posted January 29, 2018 in Creative Writing
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