curl bare toes in damp grass * open mind * awaken senses to petrichorous breezes * open heart * stride forwards in defiance of rainclouds * open soul
venture out beyond ploughed fields to rugged heathland * there * watch the day’s stresses dissolve into evening’s kaleidoscopic light * there * let nature’s balm soothe the aching of a fettered soul * there * explore paths borne of myriad possibility I might not have been on my blog much recently, but I have … More There
laughter dances as footsteps shimmer on water * gentle caresses calm fears into peaceful serenity * seductive voices entice until sorrows drown
Our parks and green spaces are precious. Not only do they provide habitats for wildlife, they also help to improve the quality of life of the people with access to them. There have been a number of studies in recent years that have shown the effects of green spaces on health and well-being. For the first … More Can a value be placed on our urban green spaces?
This story is in response to the Sunday Photo Fiction challenge, hosted by Alistair Forbes, that asks that you write a story / poem of around 200 words using the photo as a guide. The Weight of History Jae reluctantly followed his classmates as they trooped onto the ship. He’d been dreading the field trip for weeks; had … More SPF: The Weight of History
This post is for the Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers (FFfAW) Challenge, run by Priceless Joy. This week’s photo prompt was provided by Etol Bagam. The challenge is that you write a story of 75-175 words inspired by the photo prompt below. I hope you like it. A Vision of Tranquility He first saw it when still a child, … More FFfAW: A Vision of Tranquility