In My Ghost Box

Posted: November 22, 2013 by dukefrederick in creative writing, poetry
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In my ghostbox shall put the chill of an empty room,
The hissing of a human snake
And a spider lost in my heart.

In my ghostbox I shall put a book of spells, in a locked cupboard
The story of a spinning globe
And the choking dust from a bomb blast. Read the rest of this entry »

My Thoughts

Posted: November 14, 2013 by dukefrederick in general
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When Tamsin said we were going to do some work about paintings at the National Gallery, I thought it was going to be boring. It turned out to be interesting and fun.
I got to know George better by thinking aloud about the paintings. Al asked a lot of good questions to make you think about paintings. She made it easy for us to say whatever came into our heads. Read the rest of this entry »

The prompt from Julia this week is Remembrance.
Although her picture shows poppies and is obviously linked to Armistice Day, you can take the prompt in what ever direction you like.
Good Luck, and remember to post your stories here!

Le Dialyse en France

Posted: October 1, 2013 by INC in medical conditions
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Bonjour L’Automne

Posted: October 1, 2013 by celiaayli in creative writing, poetry, Pupil
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Bonjour l’automne
Au revoir l’été

Bonjour les jours frais
Au revoir le soleil

Bonjour le collège
Au revoir les vacances Read the rest of this entry »

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WordPress puts up weekly writing challenges. Here is the latest.

Again, it might be fun to respond with a picture poem, or painting as well as, or instead of, writing. Put up your own post here if you are an author and link it back to the daily post, or use the comment box.

Remember what an acrostic is?
Remind yourself with this page.

Following the guidelines, write an acrostic poem using the word October.

Or maybe you can write a seven sentence story set in October where each entence begins with the letters that make up October. Read the rest of this entry »

Same Thing Over Again.

Posted: September 29, 2013 by yodadore in general
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Here is my dialogue for the challenge. Criticism and other comments are welcome.

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Guide Dogs for the Blind

Posted: September 27, 2013 by INC in general

Autumn Colours

Posted: September 27, 2013 by dukefrederick in creative writing, poetry
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Autumn comes in many colours:
Grey as the road to beyond
And the early morning mist.

Red as the leaves on the trees
And the petals on the dying roses.

Yellow as the slices of lemon in a jug of water
And the pencils in children’s schoolbags.

Green as the crunch of an apple in mouth
And the woollen scarf keeping me warm.

Blue as the sky’s limits
And its reflection in the frosty lake.

Brown as the trunk of the spreading tree
And the flocks of sparrows in the air.

Black as my leather jacket
And the night sky/

By SW yr7