6WS – It’s amazing what you can do with a pumpkin!

Collect car Monday, lots to sort!honda jazz 1

Ode to a Toad

I saw you there
And stopped to exchange
Just a word or two.
You didn’t reply
But then I didn’t
Really expect you to,
So I passed on
And left you to your
Silent reverie.

Today you were
Still there – surrounded
By potentially
Tasty morsels but
You took no notice…
And you looked thinner…
I picked you up,
Moved you to somewhere
Where you could
Rest in peace.
croaked frog

Curiously Convincing

You could have heard a pin drop
Wide-mouthed we all let out an involuntary gasp…
Will he be pulled to safety in time?
The tube track is merely suggested
By two lines of LED lights on a bare stage…
We all know and love this plot – we know it ends well!
Such is the power.
Incredible acting,
Oh-so-clever lighting techniques…

http://ntlive.nationaltheatre.org.uk/productions/36297-the-curious-incident-of-the-dog-in-the-night-time

Astral voices

The offbeat provides
A change of tempo
Increasing the pace,
Catching momento.
Closing my eyes
It’s then I hear them.
The sound of gentle
Song soaring within
The rhythmic beat.
I look around.
No one is there
Except our circle
Of drummers all –
Engrossed…and mute.
The music is ours
Felt through fingertips
and palms and the sway
of our torsos,
Yet a choir of
Tribal souls are here
Present in this room.
drumming hands

photo credit: http://schoolofhealingarts.com/whole-being-weekend-2/

In remote areas some people are crofters, fishermen, weavers, artists, run a guest house and have a day job

Teaching tomorrow but, at an extra £2.50 per hour, that alone won’t pay for car repairs. Filling in part-time job applications – fingers crossed…

Under a Thundercloud

Outside the thunder
growls ominously
while the rain
drums furiously
on the new
spring shoots.
Lightning not visible…
yet
I know that I was
in a bad mood when
she went out
but
I wish she’d ring…

Minimal Word Monday – How would you feel…?

Dumpy Grumpy
Grump
photo: http://weirdanimalreport.com/article/blob-deep

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