Category: Creative

Chapter 113: My son’s cinquain poems

Quarantine Poetry by my boy x A Cinquain is a 5 lined poem with the following syllable sequence: 2, 4, 6, 8, 2 Awesome Bones Systems (2 syllables) With my bone works (4 syllables) Not crumb(a)ling good thing (6 syllables) Of course my body…

Chapter 112 : Writers Group Covid19 Skyp

First writers Skype group tonight since corona crazy laid its ugly rotten egg over us all. Little glitchy here and there – but all in all – an awesome night. Didn’t realise how much I would relish seeing familiar faces. It’s all very weird…

Chapter 111: Corona Poetry

Covid19. What an arsehole. Here is today’s thoroughly uplifting efforts. Not your view I walk As in a tomb Live-in ghost room to room I feel Each cranny Every nook I trace I look loving place loving Home warm family meals Navigations Mediations grey…

Chapter 104: Love letter to my bookie-wookie

Before I launch So You Are… Pregnant! into the world – regardless if it reaches 6 or 6000, I’d like to put my dreams out there first of what I hope it achieves. Dear SO YOU ARE… PREGNANT! I’m not going to lie… you’ve…

Chapter 102 : Dress to Empress

… Or – Writing Attire. Where are you going? My son asked. To work. I responded. Oh? Do you go somewhere to write? No. Then why are you dressed up? Because I’m going to work. But, you work at home. Yes, that doesn’t mean…

Chapter 101: Writing Exercise – Nature Poetry

why do you howl? asked the forest to the wind constant and incessantly it never seems to end With a clatter and a snap so brash and erupt We air our concerns yet you do not give up We said – “lead like us”…

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Chapter 99: Writers Comp Bomb Out

I suppose it wouldn’t really be a true writers journey if I just posted the failed attempts without the emotion that comes with that failure. I swore at the beginning of the year I was going to pack in the competition thing. While they…

Chapter 98: Heroines Journey – Part 2

Writers Group Exercise Week 2: Homework – re-write a fairy tale based on the Heroines Journey Model. This is my attempt with the steps integrated because my brain isn’t that clever. Enjoy. Snow White and Rose Red STEP 1: Separation from the Feminine. I…

Chapter 97: On creating a podcast

I sent this in an email to my writing group peers. A year ago I would never have dreamed of suggesting, let alone actually pressing send on something this elaborate and wordy. This is the wonderful privilege of being a member of a group…