Lila’s Eagle

Lila forgot it was winter,That day when the sun threw rainbows at the flying snow,The trees swayed in harmonyAnd the sky burst blue. It was a day for wandering, forClimbing fences andTumblingThrough fields,Making angel scenes to wave hello toGod. Chasing a startled deer twixt fir stands, sheStumbled over hidden roots,Skinned hands raw on bark and … Continue reading Lila’s Eagle

A Creative Win

Image by Lakelands Shopping Centre/JLL My local shopping centre recently ran a Valentine's Day creative writing competition, with judges from our library and community centre. I won 1st place in poetry for my original piece, The Two Of Us! Hubby and I celebrated with dinner at the local Italian. They have excellent pizza and jaffa … Continue reading A Creative Win

Whodunnit

There’s writing on the wall, They even wrote a name;I call the children outAnd ask them who’s to blame.‘It wasn’t me,’ says Becca,‘It wasn’t Tommy neither!’I can’t get a confessionOut of Tommy either.Then Becca gets a boardAnd Tommy gets the chalk,And both the children drawAnd give a little talk:They made a friend, they say,Who told … Continue reading Whodunnit

Persephone

When the world wasReawakeningVernal shoots through soil wereBreakingReachingAnd commiserating withThe winter dead theyPassed When pastoral dewVaporisingHung as mists on forestsTremblingWanderingAnd nebulous theySaw her glidingPast When the pull it feltOverpoweringWas her earth song callingRousingTemptingFloral memories lifeTouched the skyAgain Yea Springtime cameAppreciatingLeaves and petal whorlsUnfoldingDrinkingIn her radiance as sheWalked once more withMen Then Summer woke andRecognisingDemeter would … Continue reading Persephone