Daybook Entry – 18th February 2017


For Today 18th February 2017 Looking out my window... I am looking at a garden that is in serious need of some TLC I am thinking... about how busy I am going to be for the next 8 days. I am going to be taking part in my first brass band contest for a very... Continue Reading →

On Joy and Sorrow


I heard this poem today at a funeral I was attending today, and it struck a chord with me. On Joy and Sorrow Kahlil Gibran Your joy is your sorrow unmasked. And the selfsame well from which your laughter rises was oftentimes filled with your tears. And how else can it be? The deeper that... Continue Reading →

Wednesday Hodgepodge – 27th April 2016


I haven't posted for a little while because of things going on at home and in my studies, but I thought I would break my "fast" so to speak with a dip into the Wednesday Hodgepodge this week. Thank you Joyce for enticing me out of the shadows again!   1. This is the last... Continue Reading →

Chain of Events


I have been tinkering with some material for my upcoming TMA for my OU module, and I have come up with this poem. It is a villanelle, which is a stylised form of poetry that conforms to certain rules. It's a bit complicated when you first look at them, but having worked on this for... Continue Reading →

Amulet


I came across this poem earlier this week and it has stuck with me for a few days. I found it hauntingly beautiful, the language is timeless and so descriptive I found myself there with the wolf in that landscape. The ending feels like it could loop back to the beginning, and so the circle... Continue Reading →

A Bit of Sunday Stealing


I stole this from sundaystealing.blogspot.co.uk/ who in turn stole it from somewhere else, but here's a bit of nonsense for a Sunday evening. Feel free to follow the link above and do a bit of your own thievery and join in. 1.If you were trapped in a room with the person who asked this for 24 hours,... Continue Reading →

Share Your World


I am taking part in Cee's "Share Your World" meme this week, and you'll find my answers below. If you would like to join in too, click the picture and you will be taken to Cee's host site. Welcome aboard! Are you usually late, early, or right on time?  I’m usually early but for some... Continue Reading →

PamCam – Today’s Office


The things we do for our kids eh? This is the PamCam of the day, in my "office" while I'm waiting for my son at the Music Centre. I submitted my poetry assignment yesterday but there's not much resting for me at the minute and it's onwards ever onwards when it comes to studying. The... Continue Reading →

Words, Words And Yet More Words


I begin with an apology my friends. I had a little hiccup in my blogging output at the start of this week when things simply got too much and I didn't have the energy to string together two words to form a sentence for you, so I had a little rest and began again yesterday.... Continue Reading →

A WordPress.com Website.

Up ↑

The Simple Life Of Smith

The Blog Of My Life Here On Planet Earth

St Peter's, St Paul's and St Andrews, Blackley

Parish churches of Blackley, Manchester

Brendan Ball's Blog o-iii<0

Trumpeter, Urban Farmer & Art Enthusiast. Brendan plays exclusively on trumpet mouthpieces custom made for him by Toshiaki Kameyama!

Bones Don't Lie

Current News in Mortuary Archaeology and Bioarchaeology

INSPIRING MAX

Inspiration through my thoughts, experiences and travels

kimberleycooperblog

Writing scifi, urban fantasy and paranormal romance. Oh, and colouring ...

%d bloggers like this: