Monthly Archives: May 2014

I’m Sorry

I’m sorry. I wasn’t lying. I wasn’t. You were the only person to whom I told the truth. The only one I trusted. I told no one else, And so you thought I’d lied. To you. Lied to you – … Continue reading

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Poetry Prompt 31 – Apology

Today’s prompt is to write a poem which makes an apology you’ve always regretted not making. You might like to consider: What do you wish to apologise for? Who are you apologising to? Why did you not apologise at the … Continue reading

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Tap-Tap-Tap

Head down, focused, Tap-Tap-Tap. Must keep working, No time to nap. Rain hits the window Tap-Tap-Tap. Mustn’t get distracted By the slip slop slap. Thinking, typing, Tap-Tap-Tap. Deadlines bringing on A stressed out flap, ‘Til fists knock the door with … Continue reading

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Poetry Prompt 30 – Screensaver

Today’s prompt is to write a poem which is inspired by the current screensaver on your phone or computer. You might like to consider: When was it taken and who by? Why did you choose it as your screensaver? How … Continue reading

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Life Unbidden

She stared ahead. Unable or unwilling to comprehend. It must be a mistake. Dead? Dead was so final. She wanted, Needed, To believe he was sleeping, His mind and body mending. But deep down she knew It would be A … Continue reading

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Poetry Prompt 29 – Questions

Today’s prompt is to write a poem in which every line could be read as a question. You might like to consider: Should the lines be definite questions or should there be some ambiguity? Should your title also be a … Continue reading

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Man and Boy

I’m you, From the future Said the man To the boy. And the boy couldn’t help But to feel Somewhat coy.. If the story This weathered old man Told was true Then imagine The things He had seen And he … Continue reading

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