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Me? A poet?

I’ve registered myself for a blogging university course ‘writing 201: Poetry‘. I’m not really a poet. I write a poem or two every now and then for birthday wedding or other greeting cards, but they’re never too serious. I write them to make my friends and family laugh and giggle and definitely not take me… Continue reading Me? A poet?

Just life

Poem – André-Jacques Garnerin

Today is the anniversary of the first ever parachute “jump”. It wasn’t exactly a jump, but more like a release. André-Jacques Garnerin was a pioneer balloonist who invented the prototype for a parachute and was the first man ever to come down from 3000 feet with the help of a parachute. This all happened 216 years… Continue reading Poem – André-Jacques Garnerin

Just life

A Haiku for fall

I was inspired to write my first haiku earlier this year and since I think I did pretty well, I thought I’d give another go today. Because haikus should always have some reference to the season I thought I’d write some sort of ode to fall or something. Fall filled with many colours Leafs fall,… Continue reading A Haiku for fall

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Pure nonsense

I’ve been having emotionally rough day today. I’ve felt like I’m not happy, even though I actually am. I have a lot of reasons to be happy for, there’s just one thing that isn’t going the way I’d like, but it’s a big thing and it’s making sad. It’s also a very private matter and… Continue reading Pure nonsense

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Writer’s Workshop – My Favorite Place

I had a sudden inspiration to write a poem today. Well, I had the sudden inspiration when I read the prompts for this week’s Writer’s Workshop, but isn’t that the whole point; to get inspired? The Prompts: 1.) Something that gave you a headache. 2.) List of 10 things that will make you blush. 3.)… Continue reading Writer’s Workshop – My Favorite Place

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Thursday

I wrote a poem. I hope you enjoy it. Today is a Thursday I hope it’s gonna be a fun day Cleaning the house? No way! Reading a book? Hooray! Maybe I should sing a song Please, feel free and sing along “my friends like to say I’m wrong cheese just come to string you… Continue reading Thursday

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I wish I Were…

I wish a were a litte bit taller So I wouldn’t need a chair reaching the top-most shelves I wish I were a lot better caller So my friends wouldn’t have to make the call themselves I wish I were able to draw slightly better In fact I wish I were able to draw at all I… Continue reading I wish I Were…