Author Archives: crispina kemp

About crispina kemp

Spinner of Asaric and Mythic tales

Greeting the Day

Blue Skies, another title from the list Maria Antonia has given us for #2022picoftheweek

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Go Sulk

What, you think me your slave? That all you need do is raise your hand and wave? Well, I say not a chance, so just behave Go into a sulk, retreat to your cave. 34 words written for Sammi’s Weekend … Continue reading

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CCC166: Remember Spring?

Remember spring? With trees barely green, with flowers yellow and birds that sweetly sing. Remember summer? When the sap was rising strong in you, never known a hotter lover. Remember autumn? When that virus came and swept you up. I … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #166

Here’s how it works: Every Wednesday I post a photo (this week it’s that one above.) You respond with something CREATIVE Here are some suggestions: An answering photo A cartoon A joke A caption An anecdote A short story (flash … Continue reading

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Tuesday Treat: Sunny Shores

2nd January, we begin our beach-walk beneath heavy clouds. We catch a shower but then it’s done. And the clouds… (see Sunday Picture Post). Then this… And in the raking rays, a chance at “beach photography” And finally, the treat … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Sunrise Clouds

2nd January and we decide on a beach-walk. We leave home early in the hope of catching the sunrise. Oh, but the rainclouds are gathering. We don’t call off. Here’s what we see… Looking shoreward (to the west, away from … Continue reading

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A Rhodian Horse

This delightful little horse was a gift from a friend who’d been to the island of Rhodes, famous for its horses. It stands on the bookshelf beside my desk. And so…On The Shelf, I claim that title from the list … Continue reading

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For Comedic Effect

Did you hear what he said? The bloody audacity The cheek, the effrontery I suppose he said it for comedic effect Hurt people’s feelings but what the heck Stir the house into greater hilarity Modern comedians, can’t raise a laugh … Continue reading

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Little Ted

Even though you’re no longer here I whisper goodnight as if in your ear And snuggle into bed And cuddle tight with Little Ted You think me a fool? That I’ve lost my cool? But this you gifted me And … Continue reading

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CCC165: The Perfect Me

Don’t come too close Just leave me be And do not touch I’m fine I swear it Just feeling rough My coat’s gone ragged Itching and irritating I have to rub it off, you see On the sand beside the … Continue reading

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