Category Archives: On Writing

O Yay, a Celebration

O Yay, O Yay, O Yay, the butterfly has landed!!! Eight years this week since I started this blog…not bad for someone with a reputation for restlessly flittering. I have grown to be something other over those years. An (International) … Continue reading

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Riddle Me Riddles But Do Not Lie

I was happy I was Alone I didn’t need anyone Until that virus caused lockdown What you cannot have, you desperately want I couldn’t have touches And hugs And kisses He knew that He played on it Said the words … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #97

Welcome to my weekly challenge—open to all—just for FUN, FUN, FUN 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 … Continue reading

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Hot-DMing

Summer spent in tweeting Chatting, texting, hot-DMing Work outstanding shifted aside A summer of fun I’ll not deny But autumn brings deadlines Reminds me what I’m supposed to be doing Time to work, to rectify 35 words written for Sammi’s … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #96

Welcome to my weekly challenge—open to all—just for FUN, FUN, FUN 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 … Continue reading

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This Sedative for the Soul

I was asleep when you crept in You woke me, body, heart and soul Awakened, aroused, enlivened You whetted appetites from long ago Appetites I didn’t want This couldn’t be, this was fantasy You scared me, go away and let … Continue reading

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Rupert, Princeling Bear

Rupert, self-styled Princeling Bear, looked with disdain on the fashionless hordes that these days crowded the bars and clubs, all regimented in their turn-upped jeans and braces, their Number 1 close cuts, their often grubby t-shirts. They had no taste, … Continue reading

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Our Self-Induced Illusions

I might have taken to penning romance, but here’s my answer to those who seek to see a transformation What lies delight us How eager to believe our self-induced illusions That here is love and here is truth And here … Continue reading

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A Free Spirit, Me

A free spirit he called me That’s what I am Then complained when I gallivanted Out of season, out of time and mind A free spirit, he said me But I cut him to the quick When my gallivanting Stole … Continue reading

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Lap Up That Pain

Lap up that pain That feeling mightn’t come again You might find numbness follows Fear inures you to another Armour, thickened skin, self-protection Grown and honed to impenetrable perfection Lap up that pain You might not ever feel again To … Continue reading

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