Lights gleamed across the bay, just like all those years ago. I moored and hurried home. Light spilled out of the door, and there was my little girl, tall and frowning.
I went to hug her. She called again, turning back into the house:
“DAD! There’s a man at the door!”
As 2016’s ending draws near
I look back with regret, not good cheer,
At the jobs left undone
Or just barely begun
But I’ll turn the page with the New Year!
Written – too late as usual – for Rashmi’s weekly limerick challenge over at MindandLifeMattersBlog I haven’t entered nearly as many of these weekly challenges as I would have liked in 2016, so I had to get my act together and contribute one last time! I’m sad that Rashmi has decided to make this the final one, but delighted to hear it’s because she’s got so other writing projects and goals to focus on. It’s time to draw a line under all the regrets and disappointments of the last year, celebrate what’s gone well and look forward to new adventures. Happy New Year everyone!
This one is too late to enter Rashmi’s challenge which she set last week over at Mind and Life Matters blog, but as I’d finally got around to writing it, I thought I’d share it here anyway, before I get on with writing the next one! Continue reading
Glad to be back coming up with limericks for one of my favourite weekly challenges, and big respect to Rashmi for finding time to do this in the middle of Nanowrimo! Continue reading
So I spotted Rashmi’s prompt to write a limerick containing two or more homonyms, round about the day after her weekly challenge closed. A couple of days after that, I sat down and wrote a limerick. Then I went on holiday to a place that had no wifi, so didn’t get a chance to post it until now. But, better late than never, here it is: Continue reading
Can you write a limerick about the future? That’s the challenge set this week by Rashmi of MindandLifeMatters. This is what I came up with… Continue reading
The battle ‘tween Leave and Remain
has driven us Brits quite insane
Now Leave are delighted
But we feel disunited
As divided as Abel and Cain. Continue reading