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. “Daddy!” I went to hug her. She called again, turning back into the house: “DAD! There’s a man at the door!” (274 characters) Written … Continue reading Twittering Tale #58: a homecoming
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 … Continue reading The End: a limerick for 2016
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! I once saw a girl full of fears Who … Continue reading Weekly Limerick Challenge: Over the Years
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! The prompt for this week is this photo, which reminds me of a recent visit we had to Beamish open air museum in County … Continue reading Limerick Challenge: week 45
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 … Continue reading Weekly Limerick Challenge (a bit late): Homonyms
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... Who knows what the years have in store? The future's a half-opened door. We'll step through one day And we'll look back and say: "I think I was happier before!"
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. Written for MindandLifeMatters weekly limerick challenge: this week's challenge was to come up with a limerick with two antonyms in the same line. For some reason #Brexit is seeping … Continue reading Weekly Limerick Challenge: Antonyms