The shot rang out of nowhere. A deafening thunderclap of a sound which reverberated off the surrounding buildings and silenced the rest of the city. Slowly, people gathered around the sorry creature slumped in the street. A splash of buttercup yellow stained the road. A low murmuring reached the gathering crowd. A soft, whisper of [...]
A gentle breeze rustling through the grasses and the distant shushing of waves on the beach were the only things to disturb the perfect quiet. She meandered along the winding path down to the coast, trailing her fingers through the waving fronds that edged the sandy trail and closed her eyes, breathing deep the [...]
Hello sunshine, I see you're back to Burn me Away. Be a dear, Leave the best bits Behind.
Yesterday, I walked in the spring sunshine with snow swirling round me on a wintry wind. I watched my spaniel companion try to catch snowflakes in her mouth and leap amongst the tussocks with sheer joy and abandon. I had taken my kindle with me because I was so engrossed in my current read (A [...]
The Earth smoulders With the turning of the season And the clouds drift down To kiss the burning land. A veil of tears Lands softly on flaming leaves But even heaven’s weeping Cannot dull the Rioting palette Of autumn’s inferno. And when the most parts, Making way for the pale light Of winter’s promise, And [...]
The world stretches awake Inhales the first warm breath of the year Exhales a languorous perfume Which settles over gently unfurling buds Nature's confetti scattered on brightly verdant grass Drifts in swirls and eddies A lazy waltz To the tune of changing seasons Endless sky opens up above The fresh faced sun beaming Over the [...]
Today's prompt is simply 'the weather' (very British topic of conversation) and to be frank it currently seems to be doing whatever it fancies. Warm and sunny one moment, cold and rainy the next. I went to work the other day in sandals, thinking it looked like a nice day. It wasn't. I had cold [...]
Everything gets brighter. When the sun shines. We feel lifted up. When the sun shines. There is hope in all the little things. When the sun shines. We feel our blessings more keenly. When the sun shines. We love and live more joyfully. When the sun shines. We breathe in the day. When the sun [...]