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One Stop Poetry.com – the One Shot Sunday prompt is this photograph, with it’s great detail and atmosphere taken by Rob Hanson. Artisan Fingers stiff now, joints that burn as they tap, stretch, stitch, turn; back won’t straighten, shoulders bowed; … Continue reading

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One Stop Poetry One Shoot Challenge

Scott  Wyden and his photography are featured today at One Stop Poetry.com – great prompts and interview – well worth a look. I had decided to give today’s challenge a miss because the CFS has tightened its grip in the … Continue reading

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Improved ‘Warrior’ octain and one more

Thank you Caudia for helping me to sort the octain I wrote for One Stop Poetry’s Monday Form. I have added a syllable to the first/last lines and changed the 5th line to put the internal rhyme in the correct … Continue reading

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How much can be imagination?

As I posted my poem on One Shot Wednesday on One Stop Poetry.com  I wondered yet again how much it is allowable to embellish what started out as ‘life writing’. My poem (https://sallyjblackmore.co.uk/other-poems/the-heather-tweed-cable-knit-jumper/) started out as an exercise to write ‘in … Continue reading

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Sunday picture prompt

Photo by James Rainsford The poem does not do it justice in any way, but I enjoyed playing! Stone Heart and the Gull Well worth the wait my friend, though often I gave up on you and feared the worst. … Continue reading

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One Stop Poetry – Friday poetically

The Knight – Repentant So many dreams of greatness, So much pride, – the quest, my Badge of honour, worn jauntily. Of all the battles won, obstacles Overcome – this last, the swamp Of knowledge, cost mightily. Here I learned … Continue reading

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Don’t You Dare

Don’t you dare feel sorry for me! I can do whatever I like, so you don’t need to feel sorry for me. My life is my own, this whole town is my home, and I take my friends as I … Continue reading

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