NaPoWriMo 2022 – Poem of the Day: ‘One Way to Go’

This poem’s prompt was ‘abroad’, and it made me think of the feelings inside, the wanderlust, the urge to explore and travel. I spent much of my childhood visiting new places – France, Spain, Portugal, Australia, America, and more besides. … More NaPoWriMo 2022 – Poem of the Day: ‘One Way to Go’

NaPoWriMo 2022 – Poem of the Day: Gratitude

Today’s prompt is gratitude, and ok, I try every day to find things to be grateful for. Some days it’s harder than others, especially if I watch the news too much, but overall I’m exceptionally lucky. I don’t live in a war-torn country. I can vote and I was able to go to school. I have countless opportunities and skills thanks to education and the jobs I’ve done over the years, I can pretty much become whatever I want to be. … More NaPoWriMo 2022 – Poem of the Day: Gratitude

NaPoWriMo 2022 – Poem of the Day: Unravelling

It’s funny, I had a dream last night and while I can’t remember much of it, I remember a part of it where I was cleaning the dirt off a load of patio tiles, disposing of weeds and dirt, and revealing patterns etched into the tiles themselves. Those patterns were basic mandala shapes, which remembering now feels strange and ethereal considering what mandalas are. … More NaPoWriMo 2022 – Poem of the Day: Unravelling