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Venus and Mercury's romantic moment in the sky...
If you live in the UK or are a lover of poetry, you will be very familiar with the name Robert Burns. Born on 25th January 1759 in the village of Alloway, Scotland, Burns is now regarded as the national poet of Scotland and a pioneer of the Romantic Movement within literature. Throughout his upbringing … Continue reading Happy Birthday Robert Burns – Burns Night
I fear there's no escape, from an inconsequencial fate, From the tears held back, from the hands that suffocate. I'm frustrated, that year after year, Has led me nowhere, And my dreams are left somewhere that I can't remember. I wait. I wait, And I see no change, Any view of a future, so far … Continue reading Something.
Every day on my way to work, I pass eleven charity shops, all selling random books for less than £3. Then, there is a giant Waterstones, conveniently next door to where I work. This results in a lot of unnecessary spending, which I really can't afford, all on books which I won't get to reading … Continue reading October Book Haul
The mysterious city of Edinburgh just gets better with every visit. It has been the muse for many authors in the past and will for many in the future. Here is a little poem that the city inspired me to write . . .It had been years since I had left home . . . … Continue reading A Trip to Edinburgh: A Poem
Write about people you should never underestimate. This writing prompt "triggered" me slightly. By the way, I love the fact that we live in a time where people are referred to as being "triggered" when something bothers them and even more so that there are Youtube compilations of this. Anyway, I was triggered. The first … Continue reading Writing Prompt #10